Dreamworks and Netflix Announce Original Content Deal
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

netflixIf the current Netflix streaming offering is getting stale for you, fear not. The company has just announced a new, multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., Reuters reports.

The agreement will add 300 hours of new programming to Netflix and is part of Dreamworks’ strategy to expand its television production and distribution worldwide.

Dreamworks is the maker of massive silver screen hits like Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda. In December, a series called “Turbo: F.A.S.T,” based on the upcoming DreamWorks film “Turbo,” will debut exclusively to Netflix customers. Other original programming will debut in 2014.

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Aaron Morrison is an award-winning New York area-based multimedia journalist with a B.A. in Journalism from San Francisco State University. Aaron uses video, audio, photography, the web and social networks to tell captivating stories across all media platforms. Over the last year, Aaron has worked as a general assignment reporter for the Daily Record (Gannett) in northern New Jersey. Before that, he spent the spring of 2010 as the temporary legislative relief reporter for The Associated Press' statehouse bureau in Trenton, N.J. In his down time, Aaron enjoys the company of his friends and extended family. He is a fan of culinary arts and dreams of having a home kitchen so tricked out that Julia Child turns over in her grave.


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