Netflix Ireland partners with TED to host TEDTalks Shows
Yesterday saw the announcement that Netflix has partnered with TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, to host TEDTalks Shows on Netflix Ireland. As of last night, there are 14 TEDTalks Shows available initially on Netflix.
The partnership will see content from TEDTalks Show hosted on Netflix and is a curated selection of TED talks which aims to introduce Netflix viewers to new ideas..
Some of highlights of the first 14 shows include episodes such as ‘Beasts, Bugs and Bio-wilderment,’ ‘Defying Disease’(really interesting), ‘Crime & Punishment’ and ‘Beauty & Fashion: Beneath the Skin Deep.’
Check out the press release for yourself below…
NETFLIX PARTNERS WITH TED TO OFFER “TEDTALKS SHOWS” FOR MEMBERS TO WATCH INSTANTLY
Netflix Members Gain Access to the Newest Ideas, Delivered by the World’s Most Fascinating Thinkers and Doers
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has announced the availability of the first group of fourteen themed TEDTalks Shows for Netflix streaming members in the US, Canada, Latin America, UK and Ireland.
The world-renowned TED is known for creating the pre-eminent platform for “ideas worth spreading” by bringing together remarkable minds – leading thinkers, adventurers, artists, performers, icons and educators – to give riveting talks in 18 minutes or less. Each TEDTalks Show is uniquely packaged with a curated selection talks that introduce Netflix members to powerful ideas… often ones that reveal surprising truths about the story lines of their favourite movies and television shows.
“We are excited to be bringing this initial TEDTalks offering to our global streaming member community and look forward to a continued relationship with TED,” said Lisa Nishimura, Vice President of Independent Film Content Acquisition.
“TED is delighted to offer Netflix subscribers these jumping-off points for exploring the world of ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to stir the imagination.” said June Cohen, Executive Producer of TED Media.
The initial offering of Netflix TEDTalks Shows include:
Beasts, Bugs & Bio-wilderment Beauty & Fashion: Beneath the Skin Deep Building Wonder Chew On This Crime & Punishment Cyber Awe Defying Disease Icons It’s (Not Just) a Guy Thing Power Shift Sex, Secrets & Love Smart Laughs Space Trek Video & Photo Mojo