Netflix said the positions represent 2% of the streaming company’s total workforce, which includes nearly 11,000 employees. Most of the employees were U.S.-based.
The iconic comedian originally planned to film the special in front of a live audience, but COVID-19 had other plans.
Netflix is open to a lower-price tier with advertising as the company grapples with a drop in subscribers. Other looming changes include minimizing password sharing.
Netflix says it is testing a new feature for its members in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru, requiring users to add “sub accounts” for up to two people they don’t live with — and it will come at a cost.
Stranger Things” season 4 will be released in two parts, Netflix announced — and season 5 will be the last.
Some Netflix workers on Wednesday participated in a walkout in protest of comedian Dave Chappelle’s new special "The Closer." Critics say the new special is offensive to transgender people and has the potential to instigate real-life violence.
"Squid Game" has become Netflix's biggest show ever, topping "Bridgerton" in the most views since its debut.
A 50-year-old Bellevue, Washington man who made more than $1.5 million by using inside information to trade in Netflix securities has pleaded guilty in federal court.
A federal jury found a former Netflix executive guilty Friday of receiving lucrative stock options and more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks from tech companies to approve contracts with the streaming giant.
A teaser trailer for the series was released by the streaming giant on Tuesday and the black-and-white visual shows Selena gracing the stage as she sings “Como La Flor.”