Ted Sarandos

Dave Chappelle Breaks Silence on The Closer Backlash, Announces U.S. Tour

With controversy continuing to swirl around Dave Chappelle’s latest comedy special, the comedian has spoken out with more to say about the backlash. Earlier this month, Chappelle premiered…

Dave Chappelle won’t ‘bend to demands’ of ‘transgender community’ over ‘Closer’ controversy

Chappelle seemingly appeared unapologetic about his remarks, saying, “I said what I said.”

Dave Chappelle Willing to Discuss ‘The Closer’ With Trans Community, but Says He’s ‘Not Bending to Anybody’s Demands’

Dave Chappelle has spoken out about the controversy over his Netflix special “The Closer” in a new stand-up video, saying that he is willing to meet with transgender…

Dave Chappelle to Tour The Closer If the Controversial Special Gets Pulled from Netflix

Controversial comedian Dave Chappelle will be taking his latest comedy special on the road if it gets pulled from Netflix. This month, Chappelle debuted the new special, dubbed…

Ted Sarandos Says ‘I Screwed Up’ as Netflix Walkout Escalates, But Chappelle Will Stay

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos has reevaluated his initial response to employees who were offended by Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, The Closer, then further outraged by the response from…

Netflix to Reveal More Viewership Data as Streamer Changes its Internal Metrics

Netflix is making a major shift in how the company reports viewership data for its content, shifting to a metric that is more closely aligned with traditional TV…

Trans Employee Who Criticized Netflix’s Release of Dave Chappelle Special Says ‘It Was Never About Dave’

Terra Field, a trans Netflix employee who denounced Dave Chappelle’s “attacks [on] the trans community” in his new special “The Closer,” has elaborated on her criticism of the…

Netflix Talent to Support Employee Protest of Dave Chappelle

A rally in support of the Netflix trans employee walkout on Oct. 20, dubbed “Stand Up in Solidarity,” will present co-CEO Ted Sarandos with a list of “firm…

Squid Game Gets Spoiler-Filled SNL Country Music Video from Pete Davidson & Rami Malek

If you’re like most folks, you pop in and out of seasons of Saturday Night Live as they churn through new featured players, and you either love ’em…

David Harbour Nearly Lost His Stranger Things Role to a ‘Big Movie Star’

After three seasons, it is hard to image anyone but David Harbour playing local cop Jim Hopper in Stranger Things, but according to the star there was another…

‘Billie Eilish’ Director R.J. Cutler on How Ted Sarandos Helped Him Predict the Documentary Boom

Before Netflix had grown into a world-conquering streaming giant, “Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry” director R.J. Cutler would routinely bump into the company’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos…

Australian Comedian Hannah Gadsby Attacks Ted Sarandos After Being Referenced in Dave Chappelle Memo

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has spoken out strongly against Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos after being referenced in his memo defending Dave Chappelle. “Adults can watch violence, assault and…