While the types of shows or number of episodes are currently unknown, people familiar with the matter claim the Obamas may produce shows about “inspirational stories.” Other possible show ideas include one in which the former President moderates discussions about topics including health care, climate change, and voting rights, and one in which Michelle Obama highlights topics such as nutrition, something that she emphasized during her time as First Lady.


Netflix is betting on the idea that in our increasingly hostile political climate, shows produced by the Obamas (and possibly featuring them) will intrigue existing subscribers and attract new subscribers to its service.

Source: Netflix may sign the Obamas in exclusive content deal - Ars Technica

This made me groan a little at first, but it could actually be pretty interesting! I could take a few inspirational stories…