Netflix’s Reed Hastings Envisions “Entertaining The World” In Chappelle-Free Q3 Earnings Call; Execs Talk Video Games, Content Spending & More

Netflix’s Reed Hastings Envisions “Entertaining The World” In Chappelle-Free Q3 Earnings Call; Execs Talk Video Games, Content Spending & More

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10/20/2021 2:23:00 AM

Netflix ’s Reed Hastings Envisions “Entertaining The World” In Chappelle-Free Q3 Earnings Call; Execs Talk Video Games, Content Spending & More

Co-CEO Reed Hastings and his Netflix management colleagues didn’t let the current controversy over Dave Chappelle slow their roll during the company’s third-quarter earnings interview. …

Red Notice.Hastings said it would be difficult to tell when Covid would not make its presence felt in the company’s numbers. In 2020, for example, the company added nearly 26 million subscribers in the first half of the year, but only two million more the rest of the year. “You can’t come off the craziness of Covid and be confident in the next two years,” Hastings said. “We’re going to push really hard.”

Netflix faces a walkout tomorrow by a number of employees as well as a protest in LA overThe Closer, which has been deemed by critics to be transphobic and capable of causing real-world harm. The company has backed the comedian but only managed to exacerbate the trouble in recent days. At the same time as PR headaches have mounted, though, the company’s stock has remained near all-time highs and Wall Street has continued to buy into the improving

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