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Netflix adds exclusive content from comedian Russell Peters
- On Oct. 14, Netflix (NFLX) will begin streaming a 70-minute comedy special featuring content from a Sydney, Australia show given by Russell Peters during his "Notorious" world tour, as well as a 4-part documentary about the tour called Russell Peters vs. the World. (PR)
- Reed Hastings mentioned in Netflix's Q2 shareholder letter the streaming giant plans to add documentaries and stand-up comedy shows to its arsenal of original content.
- Other recent content deals: Weinstein Co., Scholastic