Stewart will host the weekly Silent Sunday Nights series beginning this Sunday highlighting films that preceded the takeover of “Talkies” in the 1930s.
"I think that the 'Silent Sunday Nights' are a really perfect space for me," Stewart told the Los Angeles Times. "I can get into more detail about a period of film history that might be more obscure to some viewers, about some of the aspects of the production and some of the talent involved, where they came from and how they got started in film, which was still a new medium at the time.
Netflix's app downloads have increased by 18% year-over-year, according to data from SensorTower cited in the note. Most of that growth stemmed from outside the U.S., where app downloads increased 34% from this time last year; U.S. app downloads have bumped up 13% year-over-year, according to the note.
Netflix Q3 numbers will come out next month. Its Q2 numbers were disappointing as U.S. subscriber numbers actually shrank.
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Rodney Ho writes about entertainment for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A native New Yorker, he has covered education at The Virginian-Pilot, small business for The Wall Street Journal and a host of beats at the AJC over 20-plus years.