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WATCH: Amazon Is Turning Customers Into TV Execs

Shawn Amos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Amazon turned industry heads in April when it let viewers pick which of its original pilots should make it to series. But its latest move builds in customer-influence right from the beginning of the creative process.

Ross Luippold

How Russell Peters Got The Last Laugh | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.24.2013 | Comedy

If Forbes is to be believed, Russell Peters made $21 million doing stand-up comedy this year. That sum puts him ahead of acts arguably more fa...

Netflix Shares Soar As Profit Quadruples

Reuters | Lisa Richwine | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business

LOS ANGELES, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Subscription video company Netflix Inc added 1.3 million customers to its U.S. streaming business during the quarter t...

How the Chromecast Shows Google's Changing Priorities

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Chromecast is another step towards breaking the iron grip current providers, like cable, have on content distribution and the living room.

This Week's Late Night Netflix Streaming Pick: Marwencol

Christopher Herz | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Christopher Herz

I had lost, for a brief time, the belief that any modern art was original. Thankfully, because of the film Marwencol I once again found love of the process and need that creates truly amazing works of art.

Netflix, the Sequel: From Customer Revolt to Emmy Breakthrough

Dov Seidman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Dov Seidman

Netflix is the toast of the town, and they rightly deserve to be congratulated not only for bringing joy to their nearly 30 million subscribers, but for impressing stalwarts from both the Street and the Valley.

Inside Netflix's 'War Room'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix's Internet video subscription service works around the clock, but it's unusual for more than two dozen of the compa...

Netflix: 'Arrest Development' Success Is No Illusion

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology

Netflix found money in the Banana Stand. The company said in a letter to shareholders on Monday that it added 630,000 members in its second quarter...

Netflix Is ON FIRE

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.21.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's revival of the comedy series "Arrested Development" didn't reel in as many subscribers to the Internet video service ...

We Can't Stop Reading These Hilariously Bad Netflix Recommendations

HowAboutWe | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women

There's a new Twitter account out there, guaranteed to spice up your date night. And by spice up, I mean ruin. Bad Netflix Recs is... exactly what it sounds like. Truly terrible, but entirely clever Netflix recommendations we can't stop reading.

What Netflix Doesn't Want You To Know About Its Movies

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

If you've spent enough time watching cable television, it's a notification you've read a hundred times: "This film has been modified from its original...

A Different Kind Of Netflix Stream

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Technology

LOS GATOS, California (AP) — Netflix already streams movies and TV shows. On July 22, it will also stream a live video discussing its earnings resul...

Netflix Series Renewed Before It Premieres

Posted 06.27.2013 | TV

Netflix obviously has faith in "Orange Is the New Black," having renewed the dramedy for a second season before Season 1 has even premiered. Netfl...

'Arrested Development' Is Hurting Netflix.. For Now

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The hoopla surrounding the return of "Arrested Development" on Netflix's Internet video service has quickly dissolved into a le...

Timothy Stenovec

Arrested Development Will Account For HOW MUCH Bandwidth? | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.25.2013 | Technology

Between a traveling banana stand, a Seamless promotion that went viral and Tobias Fünke's sizzle reel, Netflix has made the fourth season of "Arreste...

What Netflix Really Wants Out Of 'Arrested Development'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.24.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is hoping this weekend's release of the resurrected TV series "Arrested Development" will draw more subscribers to its ...

Logo Online and the Web Series Renaissance

Kit Williamson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Kit Williamson

The quality of web shows has improved dramatically in the last few years, and with internet institutions embracing the art form, the bar has been raised even higher. We are experiencing a veritable web series renaissance right now.

Reinventing the TV Rating System: How Community's Fans Battled the Nielsen Rating System

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.08.2013 | TV
Russell C. Smith

Once upon a time, the Nielsen rating system mattered. Not any longer. What matters now is fans and buzz. What matters in the digital age is is tribes and Twitter.

Netflix Wants More Money From Moochers

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

Netflix knows you're sharing your account with your friends. Don't feel too guilty. It's not just you, there are 10 million people watching Netflix fo...

Today's Late Night Netflix Desperation Streaming Pick: Holes in My Shoes

Christopher Herz | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Herz

Watching a movie like this makes me want to be a good person. It makes me believe that there is good in other people. I can't think of anything more important for art to accomplish in these times.

Households Abandoning Cable and Satellite for Streaming

Larry Magid | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

My son and daughter, both in their 20s, are part of a growing group of people who have "cut the cord" and no longer watch video via broadcast, cable or satellite TV. The apartments they live in are among the more than five million U.S. homes that, according to a recent Nielsen study, have "zero TV."

Netflix Is Making Life Difficult For Internet Providers

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

Netflix really wants to take Internet service providers to task. On Monday, Netflix revealed a new wesbite for comparing Netflix streaming speeds ...

Jason Gilbert

How Do You Get Netflix Onto A TV? Apple TV, Roku, Console Or Cord | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

Netflix's streaming library might be nearing peak excellence. The political drama "House of Cards" has proven a bona fide smash hit show; the fourth s...

10 TV Shows To Watch On Netflix

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.23.2013 | TV
Erin Ruberry

Gone are the days when a sick day meant staying home to watch soap operas and daytime talk shows. Here are 10 of our favorite series to binge on next time we have a few hours -- or a few days -- to veg in bed.

The Worm Turns: But Will Our Worldview?

Everett Ehrlich | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Everett Ehrlich

Netflix's proposition forces us to change the way we view competition on the Internet. Instead of a sprint, we are witnessing a cage match of competition, in which these companies enter each other's markets and make and break alliances among each other.