Obamas to produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify

Entertainment News Jun 7, 2019

Obamas to produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify

Barack and Michelle Obama's production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform. Under the Higher Ground partnership announced Thursday, the former president and first lady will develop and lend their voices to select podcasts. The Obamas launched Higher Ground in ...

Netflix will 'rethink' Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

Business May 29, 2019

Netflix will 'rethink' Georgia shoots if abortion law holds

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos says the streaming giant will "rethink our entire investment" in Georgia if the state's recently passed abortion law goes into effect. Sarandos made his remarks in a statement Tuesday, first reported by Variety. They constitute the strongest language yet ...

'Terrace House' returns to Tokyo

TV | Wide Angle May 16, 2019

'Terrace House' returns to Tokyo

by Tom Hanaway

Netflix is ramping up its production of original Japanese content, including anime and live-action dramas, to please both domestic and overseas subscribers. But arguably its most important export is "Terrace House," the reality show that films three men and three women living together under ...

Netflix and Roku shares surge ahead of Apple's video-streaming event

Business Mar 26, 2019

Netflix and Roku shares surge ahead of Apple's video-streaming event

Roku Inc. and Netflix Inc. rose ahead of a highly anticipated event Monday afternoon where Apple Inc. is expected to unveil a video-streaming service. Analysts have speculated that Roku, a platform for streaming services, could be a beneficiary from Apple's entry into the space. Meanwhile, ...