Netflix's Original Content Plans Go Beyond TV Shows To Include Stand-Up Comedy And Documentaries

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http://techcrunch.com – Following a second quarter that saw slower-than-expected subscriber growth, Netflix’s letter to shareholders touted the progress that the company has made in original content and its future plans. Perhaps most interesting is its intention to expand beyond TV shows to stand-up comedies and feature-length documentaries. That’s not entirely new information — Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos had already stated his plans to expand into comedy in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter. And it already streams John Hodgman’s comedy special Ragnarok exclusively. However, as far (IT news)