All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘House of Cards’

Now Hear This: What Can TV Take from Podcasts?

By: Catherine Warren When it comes to strategy, top entertainment companies are shameless about pilfering from one another. And why not? Even in our innovation age, there is no point recreating the wheel. Before launching the world’s most popular podcast Serial, the

Everything We Know About Netflix in Australia

By Jenni Ryall for Mashable The Netflix guessing game is a favourite pastime of television buffs in Australia, from guessing the launch date through to placing bets on the television shows that will air. There is no part of Netflix’s

Lack of Traditional Metrics Places Value of Netflix Original Programming on Buzz and Subscriptions

By Lacey Rose for The Hollywood Reporter Seated among top television showrunners at a Hollywood Reporter roundtable in late March, Orange Is the New Black’s Jenji Kohan had much to gloat about. Her Netflix prison dramedy has garnered sterling reviews and Emmy buzz in advance

A Look Inside Netflix’s War Room as House of Cards Season 2 is Launched

By Peter Nowak for The Globe and Mail “We haven’t broken the Internet…” says Chris Jaffe, vice-president of product innovation at Netflix. He pauses a few seconds for dramatic effect before punctuating the pronouncement: “…yet.” Laughs break out in the

Netflix Shows Progress Toward Transforming to a Web-Based Network, Poised to Surpass HBO in Paid Subscribers

By Cliff Edwards for Bloomberg News via the Financial Post Netflix Inc. is poised to pass HBO in paid U.S. subscribers, showing Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings is making progress toward a goal of transforming the streaming service to a

Netflix Emmy Win Marks First Major Category Award for an Online Video Distributer

By Amol Sharma and Alexandra Cheney for The Wall Street Journal If Hollywood wasn’t already taking Netflix seriously, it is now. The streaming video service scored a win at the TV industry’s Emmy Awards on Sunday night as David Fincher

Kevin Spacey Dismisses the Line Between TV and Film

By Andrew Dickins for C21Media Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has told the Edinburgh International TV Festival that the idea of a division between feature films and television series will soon “fall away.” Delivering the MacTaggart Memorial Lecture this evening, the

Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Reveals His ‘Phase 2’ for Hollywood

By Lacey Rose for The Hollywood Reporter Algorithms, deep pockets and a disdain for the existing TV model as the chief content officer reveals why the agent who talked about their budgets was “remarkably ill-informed,” and countering “the managed dissatisfaction

The House of Cards effect: Netflix tops $1B in Q1 revenue, near 30M U.S. subscribers

By Janko Roettgers for Looks like House of Cards has been working for Netflix: The streaming service made more than $1 billion in revenue for the first time in its corporate history in Q1 of 2013, according to financial results published

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