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Vernā Myers joins Netflix as vice president

Special to the Viewpoint, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under On Netflix

Netflix Inc. announced today that Vernā Myers is joining the company as Vice President, Inclusion Strategy. In this newly-created role, Vernā will help devise and implement strategies that integrate cultural diversity, inclusion and equity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations worldwide. For more information p...

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

September 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, On Netflix, Television

LOS ANGELES — It was a nail-biter until the last award was won. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” captured the top honors in drama and comedy at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, while a tie between HBO and Netflix for most wins demonstrated ju...

Netflix flexes its muscle again as it spends big to lure top talent from networks

Netflix flexes its muscle again as it spends big to lure top talent from networks

February 15, 2018


Filed under Business

LOS ANGELES — With yet another mighty roar, Netflix sent a warning shot to the rest of the entertainment industry — landing a new multiyear deal with prolific TV producer Ryan Murphy, the man behind 20th Century Fox Television’s “Feud,” “American Horror Story,” “Glee” and more. The...

​Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television to Premiere Six Original Series in 2018

​Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television to Premiere Six Original Series in 2018

January 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, On Netflix

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! and reimagining of ‘80s classic She-Ra among New Series for the Entire Family Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are set to release six new original series in 2018 beginning with Trolls: The Beat Goes On! premiering Jan. 19, 2018, exclusively on Netflix. ...

2017 on Netflix – A Year in Bingeing

2017 on Netflix – A Year in Bingeing

December 26, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

A look back at the shows we watched (and watched again) that defined our year What a difference a year makes. We learned how to launder money (Ozark) and profile serial killers (MINDHUNTER). That life is better with wrestling (GLOW) and just as crazy without Pablo (Narcos). And once again, t...

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season.

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season.

December 21, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season. The show features Jonathan Groff (Looking), Holt McCallany (Sully), Anna Torv (Fringe), Hannah Gross (Unless) and newcomer Cameron Britton, who portrays serial killer Ed Kemper on the series, a...

Netflix announces second Colombian original series, Siempre Bruja

Netflix announces second Colombian original series, Siempre Bruja

December 21, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

Hollywood, CA - Dec. 6, 2017 - Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced today Siempre Bruja, its second Colombian original series which will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe in 2019. Inspired by the novel Yo, Bruja by Isidora Chacon, the show is slate...

Netflix renews Stranger Things for a third season

Netflix renews Stranger Things for a third season

December 5, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

Netflix announced today via Twitter that Stranger Things will return to Netflix for a third season. The series stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Hen...

NETFLIX TO LAUNCH ROMANTIC COMEDY AS ITS NEXT FRENCH ORIGINAL SERIES

NETFLIX TO LAUNCH ROMANTIC COMEDY AS ITS NEXT FRENCH ORIGINAL SERIES

December 5, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

Set in modern day Paris, the eight-episode romantic comedy series follows a group of friends who rally around their perpetually single girlfriend Elsa, who can't seem to figure out why she is so unlucky in love. In a misguided attempt to build back Elsa's confidence, they hire a male escort to renew...

Horror music maven ‘grew up in a haunted house’

Horror music maven ‘grew up in a haunted house’

October 31, 2017


Filed under Television

Aliens, witches, demons and ghouls: Tyler Bates has written music for the best (and worst) of them. If you shuddered during “Dawn of the Dead” or “Halloween II,” felt a chill watching the TV series “Salem” or listened to anything from the last two Marilyn Manson records, Bates is partly to bl...

Dark is coming 12/1 – see the spellbinding date announcement

Dark is coming 12/1 – see the spellbinding date announcement

October 5, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

The first of many secrets behind Dark is revealed: The first Netflix original series entirely created, produced and shot in Germany will launch globally on Netflix Friday, December 1st.   Dark is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double l...

New Netflix Hack Helps Parents Blow Out the Candles on the Birthday Party Hijinks

New Netflix Hack Helps Parents Blow Out the Candles on the Birthday Party Hijinks

September 15, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 14, 2017) – Kids may be the ones wearing the crown on their birthdays, but Netflix knows that it’s parents who are the real heroes on the big day. While many parents admit to feeling social-media fueled pressure to give their kids a huge party (44%), most wish they didn’t have...

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