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Lisa Richwine

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink

Jul 18 2019

Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition. | Video

'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys

Jul 17 2019

LOS ANGELES Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice. | Video

HBO sets Emmy nominations record, tops Netflix

Jul 16 2019

LOS ANGELES AT&T Inc's premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual battle for bragging rights in the contest for television's biggest awards. | Video

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King'

Jul 16 2019

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time. | Video

'Friends' to leave Netflix in 2020 for new HBO Max streaming service

Jul 09 2019

LOS ANGELES U.S. reruns of the popular television sitcom "Friends" will move in 2020 from Netflix Inc to a new streaming service from AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia called HBO Max, WarnerMedia announced on Tuesday.

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire

Jun 12 2019

LOS ANGELES Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008.

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information

Jun 11 2019

LOS ANGELES A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it.

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