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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.wikipedia
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List of original programs distributed by Netflix

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Since 2012, Netflix has taken more of an active role as producer and distributor for both film and television series, and to that end, it offers a variety of "Netflix Original" content through its online library.
Netflix is an American global Internet streaming-on-demand media provider that has distributed a number of original programs, including original series, specials (including stand-up comedy specials), miniseries and documentaries and films.

Motion Picture Association of America

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Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).
The Motion Picture Association (MPA) is an American trade association representing the five major film studios of the United States, as well as the video streaming service Netflix.

Los Gatos, California

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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.
Notably, streaming and content creator Netflix is headquartered in Los Gatos and has developed a large presence in the area.

Technical details of Netflix

Since that time (see Technical details of Netflix), the company has built its reputation on the business model of flat-fee unlimited rentals without due dates, late fees, shipping and handling fees, or per-title rental fees.
Netflix is an American-based company that offers a service for streaming movies and TV series over the Internet.

Marc Randolph

Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.
He is the co-founder and first CEO of Netflix.

Lilyhammer

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Netflix entered the content-production industry in 2012, debuting its first series Lilyhammer.
The first season premiered on Norwegian NRK1 on 25 January 2012 with a record audience of 998,000 viewers (one fifth of Norway's population), and premiered on Netflix in North America on 6 February 2012, with all eight episodes available in full for streaming on the service.

Reed Hastings

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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.
He is the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Netflix and serves on a number of boards and non-profit organizations.

International expansion of Netflix

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By September 2014, Netflix had subscribers in over 40 countries, with intentions of expanding their services in unreached countries.
Netflix is a video on demand service which has expanded its business internationally from 2010 onwards.

Streaming media

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The company's primary business is its subscription-based streaming service which offers online streaming of a library of films and television programs, including those produced in-house.
Some popular streaming services include Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video, the video sharing website YouTube, and other sites which stream films and television shows; Apple Music and Spotify, which stream music; and video game live streaming sites such as Mixer and Twitch.

Red Envelope Entertainment

Through its division Red Envelope Entertainment, Netflix licensed and distributed independent films such as Born into Brothels and Sherrybaby.
Red Envelope Entertainment (originally Netflix First) was a film production unit created by Netflix in 2006.

Daredevil (TV series)

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Following the launch of Daredevil in April 2015, Netflix director of content operations Tracy Wright announced that Netflix had added support for audio description (a narration track that contains aural descriptions of key visual elements for the blind or visually impaired), and had begun to work with its partners to add descriptions to its other original series over time.
Marvel's Daredevil, or simply Daredevil, is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.

Over-the-top media services

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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.
The term is most synonymous with subscription-based video on demand services that offer access to film and television content (including existing series acquired from other producers, as well as original content produced specifically for the service), including Apple TV+, Crunchyroll, DC Universe, Disney+, FunimationNow, Google Play Movies & TV, Hulu, iTunes, Netflix, PlayStation Vue, Pluto TV, Prime Video, Sling TV, VRV, YouTube Premium and YouTube TV as well as a wave of "skinny" television services that offer access to live streams of linear specialty channels similar to a traditional satellite or wireline television provider, but streamed over the public Internet, rather than a closed, private network with proprietary equipment such as set-top boxes.

Netflix Prize

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On October 1, 2006, Netflix offered a $1,000,000 prize to the first developer of a video-recommendation algorithm that could beat its existing algorithm Cinematch, at predicting customer ratings by more than 10%.
The competition was held by Netflix, an online DVD-rental and video streaming service, and was open to anyone who is neither connected with Netflix (current and former employees, agents, close relatives of Netflix employees, etc.) nor a resident of certain blocked countries (such as Cuba or North Korea).

Video on demand

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In February 2007, the company delivered its billionth DVD, and began to move away from its original core business model of DVDs, by introducing video on demand via the Internet.
The most common of these systems, Netflix and Hulu, use a subscription model that requires users to pay a monthly fee for access to bundle of movies, television shows, and original series.

StoryBots

In May 2019, Netflix acquired the StoryBots children's media franchise as part of a commitment to expand its educational content.
StoryBots is a children's educational media franchise best known for the Netflix series Ask the StoryBots.

Shonda Rhimes

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The following week, Netflix announced that it had entered into an exclusive development deal with Shonda Rhimes.
In 2017, Netflix said that it had entered into a multi-year development deal with Rhimes, by which all of her future productions will be Netflix Original series.

Invader Zim

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This agreement expanded on their existing relationship, in which new specials based on the past Nickelodeon series Invader Zim and Rocko's Modern Life were released by Netflix.
A web television film based on the series, Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus, premiered on Netflix on August 16, 2019.

Audio description

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Following the launch of Daredevil in April 2015, Netflix director of content operations Tracy Wright announced that Netflix had added support for audio description (a narration track that contains aural descriptions of key visual elements for the blind or visually impaired), and had begun to work with its partners to add descriptions to its other original series over time.
In April 2015, the subscription streaming service Netflix announced that it had added support for audio description, beginning with Daredevil—a series based on a comic book character who himself is blind, and would add descriptions to current and past original series on the platform over time.

Rocko's Modern Life

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This agreement expanded on their existing relationship, in which new specials based on the past Nickelodeon series Invader Zim and Rocko's Modern Life were released by Netflix.
A special, entitled Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling, was digitally released on Netflix on August 9, 2019.

Disney+

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On November 13, 2019, Netflix and Nickelodeon entered into a multiyear content production agreement to produce several original animated feature films and television series based on Nickelodeon's library of characters, in order to compete with Disney's new streaming service Disney+.
With BAMTech helping to launch ESPN+ in early 2018, and Disney's streaming distribution deal with Netflix ending in 2019, Disney took the opportunity to use technologies being developed for ESPN+ to establish a Disney-branded streaming service that would feature its content.

Mark Millar

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On August 7, 2017, Netflix acquired Millarworld, the creator-owned publishing company of comic book writer Mark Millar.
Millarworld was purchased for an undisclosed sum by Netflix in August 2017, the first acquisition for Netflix and the third time in history, Millar noted, that a comic-book company has been purchased by a studio.

Net neutrality

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Netflix spokesperson Joris Evers indicated that the PAC was not set up to support the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), tweeting that the intent was to "engage on issues like net neutrality, bandwidth caps, UBB and VPPA".
However, utilizing other television streaming apps, such as Netflix, HBO Go, and Hulu, counted towards the limit.

Scotts Valley, California

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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.
Netflix's first headquarters were established in Scotts Valley by Reed Hastings, a Stanford graduate, in 1997.

House of Cards (American TV series)

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In March 2011, Netflix began acquiring original content for its library, beginning with the hour-long political drama House of Cards, which debuted in February 2013.
The first 13-episode season was released on February 1, 2013, on the streaming service Netflix.

Star Wars

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As a result of their commitments to Netflix, Benioff and Weiss withdrew from an earlier agreement with Disney to write and produce a Star Wars film series.
This changed in October 2019, when it was announced that the duo stepped away from their Star Wars films, stating that their contract with Netflix making it so that they could not effectively work on the films.