Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Netflix

In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass.

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world’s biggest video subscription service. The big ...
This Monday, July 17, 2017, photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone.

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is raising the price for its most popular U.S. video streaming plan by 10 percent — a move aimed at bringing in more money to outbid HBO, Amazon and other rivals for ...
In this Monday, March 13, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger attends a special screening of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at Alice Tully Hall in New York.

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Wars” and the Marvel comic-book movies will join Disney’s upcoming streaming service , potentially giving it broader appeal beyond families with young children. The Disney service will be the only place to ...
This Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Much of the attention showered on Netflix focuses on its insatiable appetite for original content.

BY FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix wants subscribers to know it’s looking out for them. For instance, the average Netflix subscriber might never guess that its dark superhero drama “Jessica Jones” might strike similar chords as the zany ...
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 ...
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