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Netflix Seeks African Shows for 2019

January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Netflix announced it will commission new programming from Africa. At a recent conference Netflix executive Erik Barmack revealed the streaming service will “definitely” order new shows from Africa in 2019. Barmack did not specify what...

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Is Netflix playing games with black viewers? Although the streaming network is hiring black directors and producers to produce original content a mong them are Shonda Rhimes  producer of  “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How to Get Away with...

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Netflix Names Verna Myers to VP of Inclusion

September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Streaming television service Netflix has named Verna Myers to its newly created post of Vice President, Inclusion Strategy. Although the post is new the relationship between Myers and Netflix is not. Netflix stated in the...

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Celebrity Cyber Report – Kenya Barris

August 25, 2018 | 1 Comments

Netflix has netted yet another major black television producer. Kenya Barris, creator of the ABC comedy Black-ish and the spin-off Grown-ish, has signed a multi-year deal with the streaming television service. Barris will remain an...

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