‘We Need That Kind of Programming’

Washington Free Beacon
May 23, 2018

“Good Morning America” enthusiastically reported Tuesday on the deal struck between Barack and Michelle Obama and streaming giant Netflix, with one host remarking “we need that kind of programming.”

The former president and first lady will produce “a diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features,” according to the news release on the agreement.

President Obama said in a statement that he and Michelle wanted to “cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world.”

After ABC newsreader Lara Spencer read out the item and noted Netflix didn’t release any “financial details” on the agreement, host Robin Roberts exclaimed, “They got paid!”

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This article was posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 6:47 am

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