Streaming giant Netflix announced on Thursday an expanded partnership with producer Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes produced the popular drama series “Bridgerton.”
Bridgerton garnered record-breaking viewership for Netflix, with 82 million member households watching it globally during its first 28 days, according to the company.
“After the record-breaking success of 'Bridgerton', Netflix and prolific producer Shonda Rhimes are extending their creative content relationship,” the company said. The expanded partnership is expected to give Netflix and Shondaland Media the opportunity to exclusively produce, stream and distribute feature films as well potential gaming and virtual reality content.
The deal includes three more seasons of “Bridgerton” and a new series, “Inventing Anna,” which Rhimes and producing partner Betsy Beers will produce