Tag: netflix

19 Sep 2016

The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly

Netflix is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry’s spine. Studios and cable channels fret that the company, with its 83 million global subscribers, is sucking up so many […]

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29 Aug 2016

#SlowTV Comes to Netflix

Slow TV — which involves the marathon broadcasting of mundane events like train rides and people knitting in real time — has become so popular in Scandinavia over the past few years that Netflix decided they had to get in on the action. It’s a far cry from your favorite binge watch, but maybe not […]

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