Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been in the media war with Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for quite some time, during which both these big media names invested a lot in producing their own TV series and shows. Both Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Nerflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) managed to pull of some very successful Series and Shows which grabbed the attention of many consumers. But, which media player managed to grab the attention of Golden Globe Award Jury. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reported on CNBC about the Golden Globe Awards and her conversion with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos.
Boorstin reported that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos was at the Golden Globe Award Ceremony where they managed to win two Awards. She said that Bezos was very pleased with the awards and he thinks that it is a good beginning to the company’s media platform. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) grabbed the best TV series with its ‘Transparent’ and Jeffrey Tambor won the best actor in a TV comedy, beating Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) in both the categories.
“Amazon making him the first online streaming service to win the best series with Transparent, beating out Netflix in both categories that it won in both best comedy series and Jeffrey Tambor winning best actor in a TV Comedy,” Boorstin said.
Boorstin pointed out that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) invested $100 million in the original video contents in the third quarter of 2014, which she thinks is paying off as awards now. She mentioned that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in addition to free advertisements they also had a $99 a year subscription for their Prime streaming video service.
She said that Bezos is confident after the big win and looking forward to the new series Mozart in the Jungle.
Boorstin also said that Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) was nominated in 7 categories for Golden Globe Awards and took home one. She said that Kevin Spacey overcomes the other actors in shows on Showtime, Cinemax and NBC to win the award.
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