Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) News: Growing Popularity, Reed Hastings’s Larger Role & More

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Is Netflix killing cable television? (The Economist)

NEXT MONTH the Emmys, the American television awards, could label a show that never appeared on a television channel as the year’s best drama. “House of Cards”, a series about political maneuvering starring the actor Kevin Spacey (pictured), is available only on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), an online-video service. The show’s success highlights the maturation of video-streaming firms, and the threat they pose to traditional television. People can now watch television-quality shows, including “House of Cards”, only through Netflix, seemingly diminishing the need to pay for a cable subscription. Is Netflix killing cable television?

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Ted Sarandos: the man who turned Netflix into an Emmy-nominated content powerhouse (The Verge)
As the company’s CEO, Reed Hastings is easily the most recognizable executive at Neflix. But few people have played a larger role in steering Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s course than chief content officer Ted Sarandos. The Los Angeles Times has published a detailed portrait of the man who has overseen the streaming service’s aggressive push into original programming. Recruited by Hastings himself in 2000 — back when Netflix was strictly a DVD-by-mail service — Sarandos began his tenure with smaller changes. He pushed studios to make less flimsy DVDs so they’d hold up to the mailing process, for instance.

Netflix Launches Profiles, “Instant Queue” Becomes “My List” (The Smoking Section)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been making a lot of changes as of late to keep up with their growing popularity. One major demand is the personalization of streaming material per profile to become more customizable. Most folks share their account with their spouse, kids, etc. and are advertised shows and movies according to your history or pre-set preferences.

How Is Your Binge-Watching Bad for Netflix? (Wall St Cheat Sheet)
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has made the practice of binge-watching popular, with users of the streaming TV service able to watch endless seasons of their favorite shows with no interruptions, but according to a report from Variety, binge-watching could have a negative effect on the company’s bottom line

Netflix women’s prison drama-comedy ‘Orange is the New Black’ a smash hit (The Raw Story)
A television series by streaming video service Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) about a middle-class white woman learning to get by in a women’s prison has slowly and quietly become a smash hit in America. “Orange is The New Black” — a “dramedy” based on a best-selling autobiography with the same title — has earned gushingly positive reviews, with Rolling Stone magazine praising it as “utterly brilliant.”

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