A few months ago, news broke that The Obamas were in talks with streaming service Netflix to produce a series of shows and movies. The ink on the deal is dry and it is official. President Barack and Michelle Obama will be producing shows and films under their new production company, Higher Ground Productions. According to Netflix, the pair will produce “scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features” that shed light on areas that that Barack wanted to focus on during his time in office.

Notable Quotes: “One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them share their experiences with a wider audience. That’s why Michelle and I are so excited to partner with Netflix — we hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world.” – President, Barack Obama