Netflix is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California. It was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, and it is one of the world’s largest streaming entertainment services, with millions of subscribers in over 190 countries. Netflix offers a wide range of TV shows, movies, documentaries, and other video content through its streaming platform, which is available on a variety of devices, including smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, and computers. The company also produces its own original content, including popular shows like Stranger Things and The Crown. In addition to its streaming service, Netflix also offers DVD rental and online streaming of select content through its website.