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‘The Office’ To Stream Exclusively On NBCUniversal Service Beginning in 2021

Via Twitter, the official Netflix handle addressed the news. “We’re sad that NBC has decided to take The Office back for its own streaming platform,” it wrote, “but members can binge watch the show to their hearts’ content ad-free on Netflix until January 2021.” – Dade Hayes & Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/31WcnCw
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Rachel Brosnahan Signs First-Look Deal With Amazon Studios

The “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star has signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios, under which she and her Scrap Paper Pictures production company will develop TV series exclusively for Amazon’s streaming platform. – Will Thorne, Variety » http://bit.ly/2NcXeJu

Is Netflix Cancelling Shows Before People Have a Reasonable Amount of Time to Watch Them?

If streaming is famously about “watching what you want, when you want,” we shouldn’t feel so pressured to plow through a season within a month. Netflix factoring in six (if not eight) weeks would set a far more realistic goal, recognizing that any given person is not only about any “one” show. Them old-timey broadcast-TV shows typically get at least 13 weeks to state their case, to open well and hold onto enough of that audience that they hopefully see another season[.] – Matt Webb Mitovich, Indiewire » http://bit.ly/2YaAuuT

Ted Sarandos on How Netflix Develops Original Content: ‘It’s 70-80% Art, and 20-30% Science’

Sarandos said Netflix will not incorporate advertising into its service or go after distribution rights to live sporting events, which are two facets of revenue other streaming services will rely upon. When asked about how the incoming competition from Disney, Apple, WarnerMedia, and more will affect the market, Sarandos said there was room for expansion. – Ben Travers, IndieWire » http://bit.ly/2KyZdpG

BoJack Horseman’s Animators Have Voted to Unionize

After months of negotiations, the animators of BoJack Horseman have voted to unionize with The Animation Guild (TAG). According to Cartoon Brew, a divide has always existed on the show between the animators who went without union protection and the unionized writers and voice actors. BoJack was one of the few Netflix animated series that did not have a contract with Animation Guild Local 839 IATSE. – Bethy Squires, Vulture » https://vult.re/2N3cd8U

Oh man, Netflix just canceled ‘Good Omens’

Good Omens was released in May. David Tennant plays the demon Crowley, while Michael Sheen plays his counterpart as the angel Aziraphale. The campaign is upset that the two characters are “good friends.” The petition’s creators are also perturbed that the six-part series portrays God as evil, while the devils appear as good. – Eilish O’Sullivan, The Daily Dot » http://bit.ly/2NjIQQ3
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