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Netflix: American content platform and production company
Netflix, Inc. is an American pay television over-the-top media service and original programming production company. It offers subscription-based video on demand from a library of films and television series, 40% of which is Netflix original programming produced in-house. Netflix has also played a prominent role in independent film distribution. As of July 2021, Netflix has 209 million subscribers, including 72 million in the United States and Canada. It is available worldwide except in mainland China, Syria, North Korea, and Crimea. Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

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Is Netflix resisting 'cancel culture' by backing Dave Chappelle? [Video]

Is Netflix resisting 'cancel culture' by backing Dave Chappelle?

The streaming TV giant is defending its talent, says Matthew Belloni, the founding partner at Puck. But the company’s PR approach to criticism of Dave Chappelle’s “Closer” “has been a..

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North Korea is slamming 'Squid Game.' Here's why [Video]

North Korea is slamming 'Squid Game.' Here's why

North Korea is criticizing Netflix’s worldwide hit show “Squid Game,” slamming it for highlighting the negative aspects of South Korean culture, including consumerism and inequality. CNN’s..

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Transgender comedian defends Dave Chappelle [Video]

Transgender comedian defends Dave Chappelle

Flame Monroe, a transgender comedian, discusses Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special that has drawn criticism from some people in the transgender community.

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Netflix Employee Fired for Leaking Confidential Information Regarding Dave Chappelle Special | THR News [Video]

Netflix Employee Fired for Leaking Confidential Information Regarding Dave Chappelle Special | THR News

The employee had leaked financial data to Bloomberg, which reported in an Oct. 13 article that Netflix spent $24.1 million on Dave Chappelle's 'The Closer.'

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Hannah Gadsby Blasts Ted Sarandos for Defending Dave Chappelle Amid Netflix Special Controversy | THR News [Video]

Hannah Gadsby Blasts Ted Sarandos for Defending Dave Chappelle Amid Netflix Special Controversy | THR News

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has sharply criticized Netflix, Dave Chappelle and the streamer’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos for defending him.

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Halle Berry’s Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’ Releases First Trailer | THR News [Video]

Halle Berry’s Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’ Releases First Trailer | THR News

The mixed martial arts drama, which stars the Academy Award winner as a disgraced fighter whose redemption takes an unexpected turn, will release in theaters and on Netflix this November.

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Netflix Lifts Suspension On Trans Employee [Video]

Netflix Lifts Suspension On Trans Employee

Netflix reinstated a transgender software engineer, who critcized Dave Chappelle’s new stand-up special, “The Closer,” and two other employees amid backlash from the LGBTQ community for the..

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Netflix Suspends Trans Employee Who Was Vocal Against Chappelle Special Over Attending Meeting Without Permission | THR News [Video]

Netflix Suspends Trans Employee Who Was Vocal Against Chappelle Special Over Attending Meeting Without Permission | THR News

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos also defended Chappelle and said it would not remove his controversial special.

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Squid Game: Smash-hit series causes these Korean snacks to sell out [Video]

Squid Game: Smash-hit series causes these Korean snacks to sell out

A traditional sweet stall in Seoul has seen a boom in sales of the ‘dalgona’ - the traditional Korean snack featured in the Netflix smash hit Squid Game.

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‘Dear White People’ Showrunner Talks Netflix Boycott Over Dave Chappelle’s Special | THR News [Video]

‘Dear White People’ Showrunner Talks Netflix Boycott Over Dave Chappelle’s Special | THR News

Jaclyn Moore opens up to The Hollywood Reporter about her decision to boycott Netflix after the streaming service released Dave Chappelle's latest stand-up special.

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Why we're 'Squid Game' obsessed [Video]

Why we're 'Squid Game' obsessed

If you’re not watching this dystopian drama, what are you watching? This week on “Pop Off,” we explain why a show about inequality is topping Netflix.

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'Disheartened': Activist reacts to Dave Chappelle's jokes about transgender people [Video]

'Disheartened': Activist reacts to Dave Chappelle's jokes about transgender people

Comedian Dave Chappelle is facing backlash for jokes in his latest Netflix special about the LGBTQ+ community and transgender people. CNN’s Don Lemon discusses with writer and activist Raquel Willis.

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Squid Game TV Series on Netflix | World's deadliest Game to Play | OneIndia News [Video]

Squid Game TV Series on Netflix | World's deadliest Game to Play | OneIndia News

The South Korean series Squid Game is on the way to becoming the most successful Netflix series of all time. In South Korea, Netflix is now being sued for generating so much online traffic. Netflix's..

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‘That 70s Show’ Spinoff ‘That 90s Show’ Coming to Netflix | THR News [Video]

‘That 70s Show’ Spinoff ‘That 90s Show’ Coming to Netflix | THR News

At least two members of the show's original cast have joined the sequel to the Fox series.

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Dave Chappelle Doubles Down on Jokes Amid Netflix Special Controversy and Talks Cancel Culture | THR News [Video]

Dave Chappelle Doubles Down on Jokes Amid Netflix Special Controversy and Talks Cancel Culture | THR News

After being called out for transphobic jokes in ‘The Closer,’ the comedian performed at the Hollywood Bowl in front of Brad Pitt, Tiffany Haddish and Stevie Wonder and dismissed the outcry: "F—..

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'Pretty Smart' Cast Talk New Netflix Series, Reveal Their Guilty Pleasures | THR Interview [Video]

'Pretty Smart' Cast Talk New Netflix Series, Reveal Their Guilty Pleasures | THR Interview

The cast of Netflix's 'Pretty Smart' spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about their new sitcom and why they think it's binge-worthy.

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Why 'Squid Game' is resonating around the world [Video]

Why 'Squid Game' is resonating around the world

The Netflix hit “Squid Game” is just the latest in a series of Korean content that has made its way across the globe. CNN speaks with the show’s director, a Netflix executive, and experts to..

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'Squid Game' director on season 2: 'There are things I haven't explained' [Video]

'Squid Game' director on season 2: 'There are things I haven't explained'

Hwang Dong-hyuk, creator of Netflix phenomenon “Squid Game,” reveals some facts you may not know about the series, including his thoughts on season two. Warning, spoilers ahead.

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Netflix to Edit Phone Number Out of ‘Squid Game’ Following Prank Calls | THR News [Video]

Netflix to Edit Phone Number Out of ‘Squid Game’ Following Prank Calls | THR News

The streamer and local production company Siren Pictures will edit out scenes featuring a phone number after real people with the exact number and slights variations have been inundated with prank..

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Netflix Picks Up Edgar Allen Poe Classic from ‘Midnight Mass’ Team | THR News [Video]

Netflix Picks Up Edgar Allen Poe Classic from ‘Midnight Mass’ Team | THR News

The streamer has greenlit 'The Fall of the House of Usher' from director Mike Flanagan.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’ Drops Official Trailer | THR News [Video]

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’ Drops Official Trailer | THR News

Netflix has released the full-length trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upcoming musical 'Tick, Tick…Boom!,' an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Rent creator Jonathan Larson, played by..

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See who got kicked off the latest 'Dancing with the Stars' [Video]

See who got kicked off the latest 'Dancing with the Stars'

This Netflix star was voted out by the judges and had to leave the dance floor on the 30th season of “Dancing with the Stars.”

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‘On My Block’ Cast Reveals Favorite Memories, What They’ll Most About the Show | THR Interview [Video]

‘On My Block’ Cast Reveals Favorite Memories, What They’ll Most About the Show | THR Interview

The cast of 'On My Block' spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the fourth and final season of their beloved Netflix series.

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Underrated Netflix series that you should watch [Video]

Underrated Netflix series that you should watch

Underrated Netflix series that you should watch

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What’s Coming and Leaving Netflix in October 2021 | THR News [Video]

What’s Coming and Leaving Netflix in October 2021 | THR News

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be coming and leaving to the streaming service this October.

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Hannah Gadsby Blasts Netflix Honcho and Dave Chappelle

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North Korea Blasts 'Squid Game' as 'Beastly South Korean Society'

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Squid Game becomes Netflix's most popular series launch with 111m viewers in first month

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'Squid Game' VIP Actor to Auction Off Robe, Script for Charity

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Damon Wayans Says Dave Chappelle Freed Comedy 'Slaves' with Netflix Special

Dave Chappelle is now the great emancipator of comedians thanks to his latest Netflix special -- so says Damon Wayans, who drew a parallel to slavery while praising Dave. We ran into the comic and..
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Netflix Suspends Trans Employee, Others for Decrying Chappelle Special

Netflix benched 3 of its own employees -- including one who's trans -- for blasting Dave Chappelle's new stand-up special ... but the network insists it's more over HOW they did it. The streaming giant..
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'Squid Game' Behind The Scenes Photos -- Get In The Game!

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Dave Chappelle Not Sweating Following LGBTQ Comments in Stand-Up Special

Dave Chappelle couldn't care less what anyone thinks about his controversial LGBTQ comments in his Netflix stand-up special ... Dude's all smiles. The comedian hit up Peppermint Club in Hollywood..
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Netflix urged to pull down Dave Chappelle's new show after accusations of 'anti-LGBTQ diatribes'

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Netflix has been urged to pull comedian Dave Chappelle's latest stand-up show from its platform over his comments in the special around transgender people.
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Netflix to edit out Squid Game phone number after woman in South Korea gets barrage of calls

netflix to edit out squid game phone number after woman in south korea gets barrage of calls
Squid Game's runaway success has had an unfortunate consequence on one woman from South Korea.
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Director of Netflix's Squid Game reflects on South Korean show's unexpected success

director of netflix's squid game reflects on south korean show's unexpected success
Squid Game has become one of 2021's unexpected streaming hits.
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Dave Chappelle Says DaBaby Offending LGBT was Worse Than Killing Someone

DaBaby killing a man wasn't even nearly as offensive as him going after the LGBT community, which torpedoed his career ... a disparity Dave Chappelle says doesn't sit well with him. The comedian's got..
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Netflix and Howard University set up scholarship honouring Chadwick Boseman

netflix and howard university set up scholarship honouring chadwick boseman
Netflix has set up a $5.4m (£3.9m) scholarship with Chadwick Boseman's former university, in honour of the late actor.
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Roald Dahl's family lands £500m windfall from sale to Netflix

The family of Roald Dahl, the author of some of the most famous children's books ever-written, is toasting a windfall of more than £500m after agreeing to sell his works to Netflix, the US-based..
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Netflix acquires Roald Dahl's company to bring new films and shows to streaming service

Streaming giant Netflix has bought the Roald Dahl Story Company - a deal which includes the author's entire back catalogue that will bring films, shows and potentially games to the broadcaster.
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Tarek El Moussa Positive for COVID, Impacts His Show and 'Selling Sunset'

Tarek El Moussa has COVID-19, which means his TV show is pausing production, but it's also making waves for his fiancee, Heather Rae Young's hit show on Netflix. The HGTV star's rep tells TMZ ... Tarek..
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Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg Crew Member Suffers Horrific Fall on Netflix Movie Set

A crew member working on the set of an upcoming Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg Netflix film suffered a horrific fall, with injuries so serious, paramedics were forced to use a defibrillator to get a..
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Privatisation of Channel 4 'needed' to compete with streaming services

privatisation of channel 4 'needed' to compete with streaming services
The culture secretary is expected to outline what he claims are the benefits of Channel 4's privatisation, arguing that the "much-needed investment" will help the broadcaster compete with streaming..
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Idris Elba to return as Luther in Netflix film

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Netflix's 'Buried by the Bernards' Accused of Giving Family Wrong Ashes

The funeral service featured in the Netflix reality comedy series "Buried By The Bernards" is being accused of a colossal screwup ... a family claims they were sent the wrong ashes. Alfred Velasquez..
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What's The Big Frigin' Difference?

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Money Heist: Netflix only paid $2 to buy 'La Casa de Papel'? Find out why

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Kofi Siriboe Says Netflix's Black Film is Rooted in Romance, Not Trauma

"Really Love" star Kofi Siriboe says his new Netflix show breaks the mold ... a romantic drama with Black leads where the story is not rooted in trauma or crime. Kofi -- best known for his role in Ava..
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'How to Be a Cowboy' Star Dale Brisby Says He's The Next Joe Exotic

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'Instant Hotel' Fan Favorite Jannine Barossa Dead at 61

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