Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes Loves Netflix. Wait, What? | TV Everywhere | Scoop.it
For years, Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes has criticized Netflix and those that do business with the video subscription firm, but his stance might be softening. In an interview with Charlie Rose at the Tribeca Film Festival Wednesday, Bewkes not only “expressed fondness” for their growing subscription TV business, he said that he “loved” what Netflix was doing. According to Ad Age, Bewkes expressed admiration for the work that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has done in navigating difficult waters and building a business based on licensing studio and TV content. “They’ve done a very successful thing,” Bewkes said. “I love those guys.”