Monday, August 21, 2017

Netflix

In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Shonda Rhimes attends the "Scandal" 100th Episode Celebration at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, California.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes, the creator of popular television series such as “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” has signed a deal to make new shows for Netflix. The streaming service announced late Sunday that Rhimes’ Shondaland production company is ...
In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass.

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney’s plan ...
In this May 21m 2016 file photo,David Letterman poses in the press room at the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman, who said goodbye to his long-running talk show two years ago, will say hello to TV again with a new show for Netflix. Netflix announced Tuesday that the six-episode series has Letterman combining two ...
This Monday, July 17, 2017, photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia.

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld’s graphic novels “Kick-Ass,” ”Wanted” and “Kingsman” have already ...
In this June 29, 2016, file photo, actress, comedian Carol Burnett speaks at the Cancer Moonshot Summit at Howard University in Washington before introducing Vice President Joe Biden. Burnett says she'll be playing her inner self in a new Netflix series: An 8-year old.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carol Burnett says she’ll be playing her inner self in a new Netflix series: An 8-year old. Netflix announced Monday that the comedy great will star in an unscripted comedy series titled “A Little Help with ...
In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo Jerry Seinfeld performs at the David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Jerry Seinfeld as the king of the club when it comes to the highest-paid, stand-up comedians. The magazine estimates Seinfeld brought in $69 million over the past year partly due to his Netflix ...
The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone in Philadelphia, Monday, July 17, 2017.

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers ...
In this April 28, 2017 photo, actress Britt Robertson poses for a portrait in New York to promote her Netflix series, "Girlboss." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

BY ALICIA RANCILIO NEW YORK (AP) — Britt Robertson is no stranger to having to emote on the screen. She played a foster kid who finds her birth parents in the CW series “Life Unexpected” and a young waitress kidnapped ...
This Thursday, May 19, 2016, file photo shows the Apple logo on the side of the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco. Apple reports earnings Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Apple’s stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world’s most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. ...
In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black.” The hacker, who goes by the ...
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