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The Story of Netflix with Ted Sarandos

How Ted Sarandos turned Netflix into one of the world's most valuable companies.

Ted Sarandos is Chief Content Officer at Netflix, making him the man in charge of the reported $15 billion it has to spend on new shows in 2019 alone. In this extended interview, Sarandos talks about his childhood spent watching "a reckless amount of TV", and explains the strategy that turned Netflix from a DVD rental service into one of the world's most valuable companies.

Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper

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