• Barack and Michelle's next act: TV deal with Netflix

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LOS ANGELES - Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, have struck a deal to produce films and series for Netflix Inc, the streaming service said on Monday, giving the former first couple a powerful and unprecedented platform to shape their post-White House legacy.
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  • Netflix's next big series is a collaboration with Barack and Michelle Obama

    Netflix's next big series is a collaboration with Barack and Michelle Obama

    6 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    While the photos might've indicated that former US President Barack Obama was enjoying his retirement from politics by water skiing and helping send his daughter off to college, he and former First Lady Michelle Obama have actually been hard at work creating a production studio called Higher Ground Productions. Turns out they'll need it as the Obamas, through Higher Ground Productions, have signed a multiyear agreement with Netflix to produce films and series for the streaming service, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features. So...
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  • Netflix and Obamas pen multi-year deal for original content

    Netflix and Obamas pen multi-year deal for original content

    6 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Netflix has penned a new multi-year agreement with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, the company has announced. The deal allows the Obamas to produce “a diverse mix of content” for the streaming company, possibly including documentaries, scripted and unscripted shows, feature pieces, and more. Netflix announced the news today, explaining that the Obamas will produce a variety of content...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama signed a deal to produce Netflix shows

    Barack and Michelle Obama signed a deal to produce Netflix shows

    6 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    This past March, a report surfaced suggesting that former President Barack Obama might get his own show on Netflix. Though initial details were light, it was widely assumed that the program would be something akin to a modified talk show insofar that it would provide Obama with an opportunity to connect with the public on any number of pertinent issues.
    A few months later, Obama and Netflix have officially signed on the dotted line. And interestingly enough, the deal with Netflix is much broader in scope than most people were anticipating. According to Netflix, both Barack and Michelle...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama to produce content for Netflix

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LOS ANGELES - Former U.S. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement with Netflix Inc to produce films and series, the online streaming company said on Monday.
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  • Netflix inks multi-year production agreement with the Obamas

    6 monthes ago - By Engadget

    The 44th President and First Lady are getting into the entertainment business. According to an announcement by Netflix's Twitter account Monday morning, "President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce fi...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama sign production deal with Netflix

    6 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Another big deal for Netflix: Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have reached an agreement to produce films and series for the streaming service.
    The New York Times first reported in March that the Obamas were in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix. The goal, supposedly, was less about criticizing the Trump Administration or promoting any specific political message, and more about highlighting inspirational stories.
    Netflix's official announcement makes it sound like that continues to be what the Obamas have in mind, with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos describing...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama will produce films and TV shows for Netflix

    Barack and Michelle Obama will produce films and TV shows for Netflix

    6 monthes ago - By The Verge

    President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama will begin producing content for Netflix under their company Higher Ground Productions. According to Netflix , the two will create “a diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docuseries, documentaries, and features.”
    Rumors about a possible Obama-Netflix partnership have been circulating since March. In a prepared statement, President Obama says he and Michelle are partnering with Netflix to better share the experiences of others. “We hope to cultivate and curate the talented...
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  • Netflix mints Barack and Michelle Obama as new media moguls - CNET

    6 monthes ago - By CNET

    Movies, documentaries, and shows - oh my. Barack and Michelle Obama's deal with Netflix will bring multiple programs to the service worldwide.
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama land a multi-year Netflix production deal

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Former US President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama are coming to Netflix. In a tweet on 21 May, Netflix formally announced a multi-year production deal with the former president and the former first lady. The agreement includes "films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features". The couple even formed Higher Ground Productions to produce content for Netflix, the streaming service also announced.
    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

    Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies for the company, Netflix announced on Monday.
    The deal will potentially include "scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features," the company said in a tweet.
    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features. - Netflix US May 21, 2018
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