Dave Chappelle Fans Flock To San Francisco's Chase Center Amid Netflix ControversyThousands of Dave Chappelle fans flocked to San Francisco's Chase Center Thursday night for a sold-out viewing of his “Untitled” documentary and a night of comedy and music.
Dave Chappelle Agrees To Meet With Netflix's Transgender EmployeesFollowing the controversy surrounding transphobic comments made by Dave Chappelle in his new Netflix special, the comedian said this week he is willing to meet with Netflix’s transgender employees, but only under certain conditions.
Netflix Workers Walk Out In Protest Of Dave Chappelle Special Criticized As TransphobicMembers of the LGBTQ community are up in arms over a new special from comedian Dave Chappelle that they say ridicules transgender people. And on Wednesday, employees of Netflix staged a walkout to protest their company’s support for the program.
Netflix Employee Fired in Wake of Chappelle Special FurorBay Area-based streaming service Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s controversial comedy special “The Closer.”
Netflix Hires Former Video Game Exec, Hinting At New DirectionNetflix recently hired veteran video game executive Mike Verdu, which is seen as the video streaming service signaling that it’s looking to expand into the world of video games.
Federal Jury Convicts Former Netflix VP In Pay-To-Play Kickback SchemeA federal jury convicted Netflix’s former vice president of IT Friday for conducting a kickback scheme for years during the mid 2010s.
Bay Area Filmmakers' Oscar-Nominated Documentary Recounts Rise of Disability-Rights MovementBay Area documentary producers Nicole Newnham and Jim Lebrecht are nominated for an Academy Award for "Crip Camp," a dramatic story of the disability-rights movement which builds to a climax at a weeks-long 1973 sit-in at a federal office in San Francisco.
Netflix's Subscriber Growth Slows As Vaccinations Ramp Up, Rivals Gain StrengthWith vaccinations ramping up, Netflix kicked off 2021 with a big subscriber miss.
Netflix Tests a Possible Password-Sharing CrackdownNetflix is testing a possible crackdown on password sharing using popups that ask some users to verify their account via e-mail or text or to “verify later.”
Netflix Leads Golden Globe Nominations With 'Mank,' 'The Crown'After a year where the pandemic nearly emptied movie theaters, Los Gatos-based streaming service Netflix dominated nominations to the 78th Golden Globe Awards on Wednesday, with David Fincher’s “Mank” leading film nominees with six nods and “The Crown” topping all television series.
Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200 Million SubscribersThe subscriber milestone highlighted Los Gatos-based Netflix’s fourth-quarter results released Tuesday.