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Ted Sarandos on Netflix’s New Era of Data Transparency

Discussing Netflix’s shift in strategy

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Matt is joined by Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos and Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw to discuss Netflix’s newest expansion into data transparency, called “What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report,” a biannual report covering six months of streaming habits on the platform across more the 18,000 shows and movies between January-June 2023. Matt and Lucas dive into the data and ask Ted about Netflix’s shift in strategy, the downstream effect on the rest of the streamers, and how this will alter the deal-making market for creators. Matt finishes the show with a prediction about the fate of Paramount Global.

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Host: Matt Belloni
Guest: Ted Sarandos
Producers: Craig Horlbeck and Jessie Lopez
Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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