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Michelle Obama Announces Netflix’s Waffles + Mochi

Michelle Obama has announced the new Netflix series, Waffles + Mochi, launching on the streaming service on March 16, 2021. The series will consist of ten 20-minute episodes. “I’m beyond thrilled to share that on March 16, I’ll be launching a new show on Netflix called Waffles + Mochi! I’m excited for families and children …

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Higher Ground Productions Announces Netflix Slate

Higher Ground Productions, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company in partnership with Netflix, today announced a new slate of upcoming projects. The content encompasses a range of fiction, non-fiction and kids & family across both series and feature films. This announcement builds on their existing slate of projects which includes Academy Award winning …

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West Wing Special Coming to HBO Max to Benefit When We All Vote

HBO Max and The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin announced today that for the first time in 17 years, the original cast of the Emmy- and Peabody Award–winning hit Warner Bros. Television drama series will come together with Sorkin and executive producer/director Thomas Schlamme for A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote, …

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Becoming Trailer Previews the Michelle Obama Netflix Doc

Netflix has revealed both the trailer and key art for Becoming, the Michelle Obama documentary launching on the streaming service on May 6, 2020. Directed by Nadia Hallgren, the film was produced by Katy Chevigny, Marilyn Ness and Lauren Cioffi. The co-producer is Maureen A. Ryan and executive producers are Priya Swaminathan and Tonia Davis. …

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Michelle Obama Documentary Becoming to Launch on Netflix in May

Netflix has announced the streaming service will launch the Michelle Obama documentary, Becoming, globally on May 6, 2020. Directed by Nadia Hallgren, the film was produced by Katy Chevigny, Marilyn Ness and Lauren Cioffi. The co-producer is Maureen A. Ryan and executive producers are Priya Swaminathan and Tonia Davis. Sharing a title with her best-selling …

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Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in Showtime’s First Ladies

Showtime has ordered the first season of the hour-long drama First Ladies, starring and executive produced by Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama. Produced by Showtime and Lionsgate Television, the series will also be executive produced by Julius Tennon, Oscar winner Cathy Schulman (Crash, Five Feet Apart), …

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