Category Archives: Content Deals

Poland?

There were some interesting tidbits in Netflix’s Q1 earnings call yesterday: the idea that the $1 billion writedown Time Warner is expected to take on its broadcast rights to LA Dodgers games could chill Netflix (and other streaming services’) spending … Continue reading

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¡Que guay! ¡Netflix Viaja a España!

So, Netflix will launch en Espana en Octubre, according to entertainment and hardware industry sources polled by the Expansión newspaper. The company apparently has been securing rights to content for Spain and getting its streaming software pre-installed in smart TVs … Continue reading

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Global content: Netflix sees into our collective soul

More takeaway on content from Netflix CFO David Wells’ visit with Morgan Stanley this week: Netflix will double the number of original shows and movies it produces with the goal of having 40 original programs each year. Content Chief Ted … Continue reading

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Netflix to achieve world domination by 2017

It has been four years and change since Netflix launched in its first international market — Canada — with much fanfare and a minor but embarrassing episode involving paid extras who were sprinkled into the crowd at a company-sponsored street … Continue reading

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New Netflix shows to debut in March

So much for easing the sting of back-to-school with a new fall TV schedule. Netflix said at the Television Critics Association press tour that it will debut a bunch of new original series over the U.S. spring break season. The … Continue reading

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‘Friends’ hits Netflix, binging ensues

Binge watching of “Friends” — newly added to Netflix’s catalog — apparently supplanted many people’s New Year’s Day football watching tradition yesterday. Major media outlets and blogs provided guides to the best of the 200+ episodes that became available for … Continue reading

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The Interview: Streaming test case?

At first, the strange intrigue around “The Interview” seemed like a brilliant ploy by Sony to get attention for a holiday release that, though controversial, looked like a box office dud. The whole thing, delightfully nasty leaked emails aside, looked … Continue reading

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