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  1. Rule Breakers 2013: 'Duck Dynasty,' Bowie and 'Breaking Bad'

    11:10 am 12/17/2013

    THR's third annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers -- from 'Gravity's' Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron to Netflix's Ted Sarandos.Read more

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  2. Netflix to Release First Five Episodes of 'Turbo' Kids Series on Christmas Eve

    7:02 am 12/3/2013

    UPDATED: Additional episodes of the DreamWorks Animation program will premiere throughout the year, it was announced today, a deviation from the streaming service's traditional approach to launching original content.Read more

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  3. Netflix's Ted Sarandos Defends Movie Theater Comments, Wants Longevity From Originals

    9:44 am 11/4/2013

    Following controversial statements slamming film distribution, the exec says he's not calling for a mandate on day-and-date VOD, details original-movies plan and expresses interest in longevity for "House of Cards," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Arrested Development."Read more

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  4. Hillary Clinton Mingles With Hollywood Heavyweights at Haim Saban's McAuliffe Fundraiser

    4:58 pm 10/30/2013

    The Beverly Hills fundraiser for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe ended up looking a lot like a Clintonite reunion, with Harvey Weinstein, Casey Wasserman and Ted Sarandos in attendance. Read more

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  5. Netflix's Ted Sarandos Slams Theater Owners: They 'Try to Strangle Innovation' (Video)

    4:13 pm 10/27/2013

    The executive hints that Netflix might begin releasing "big movies ourselves" because theater owners are resistant to allow more movies to bow day-and-date on Netflix's streaming service. Read more

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  6. Study: Netflix Execs Made $62.3 Million Off Volatile Stock

    10:53 am 10/21/2013

    Reed Hastings, Ted Sarandos and David Wells have cashed out stock options for a $62.3 million profit in the past two years, says SNL Financial.Read more

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  7. 4 TV Execs in Showdown: Fox's Reilly Calls Pilot Season 'Welfare State'; Sarandos' New Threat

    11:00 am 10/17/2013

    Showtime's David Nevins and FX's John Landgraf joined the streaming service exec and the network chief, who reveals for the first time his plans to slash pilot orders by 50 percent. Read more

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  8. TV Executives Roundtable: Frustrations With Netflix

    3:14 pm 10/16/2013

    Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos addresses the fact that the streaming service does not release its viewer numbers: "At some point, someone will just spend a ton of money getting the answer. Because you can, right? Somebody could sample 2,000 people, spend a million dollars and get the data."Read more

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  9. TV Executives Roundtable: Biggest Misconceptions About Your Networks

    1:42 pm 10/16/2013

    "We grew up in the shadow of HBO, and I still have a little bit of a chip on my shoulder about that," says David Nevins of Showtime. Read more

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