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The Obamas & ‘Doc McStuffins’ Creator Chris Nee Team Up On Animated Preschool Series For Netflix

Netflix is adding a new animation series to its lineup with the Obamas. The former president and first lady’s production company, Higher Ground Productions, is teaming up with Doc McStuffins creator Chris Nee to create a new series following a young Black scientist named Ada Twist. Deadline reported that the streaming giant has ordered 40, 12-minute…

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‘Girlfriends’ Creator Mara Brock Akil Scores Netflix Deal

Showrunner Mara Brock Akil, the mastermind behind such famous, long-running television series as Girlfriends, The Game, and Being Mary Jane, has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to create original content. “We are thrilled to welcome Mara Brock Akil to Netflix,” Channing Dungey, vice president, original series, at Netflix, told Deadline. “Her signature storytelling, authentic perspective,…

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