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Netflix is staying ahead of the curve by offering a small amount of content in 4K, readying a near future where the streaming TV and movies service can take advantage of the slew of Ultra HD 4K TVs that will be hitting the market from the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG, and Vizio. “Breaking Bad” is one program that Netflix said would be available in 4K, and now the company has confirmed that indeed, the series will be streaming in 4K as of June. The second season of Netflix’s own “House of Cards” as well as several Louie Schwarztberg nature films are already available... Read more...
The times, they are a-changin’, at least in terms of TV content. Netflix is quickly establishing itself as a strong player in the original content market, producing hits like “House of Cards”, “Orange Is The New Black”, and extending beloved but cancelled series such as “Arrested Development” and “The Killing”, and Amazon won’t be left behind. Compared to Netflix, Amazon’s streaming video service is a bit of an also ran, but that may change as the company develops its own original programming to entice viewers. Late last year, Amazon... Read more...
If you’re a fan of the cancelled Fox cult smash “Arrested Development”, today is the day you’ve been awaiting for years: the show is back. Netflix has followed through on its promise to deliver new episodes, and you can stream all 15 episodes today in HD. However, today’s premier is about much more than just a beloved comedy coming back for a final season. Back in November of 2011 (yes, it’s been that long) when 20th Century Fox announced its collaboration with Netflix on the show, its chairmen said, “This innovative deal with Netflix represents a new business... Read more...
Netflix has been doing brisk business for years, and there are no signs that the movie streaming company is slowing down. Netflix released its Q1 financial report, which included plenty of interesting tidbits about what it’s up to now and in the near future. First, those 3 million additional streaming subscribers (2 million of which are stateside) bring Netflix’ total to about 36 million. To put that in contrast to the company’s DVD business, the latter has shrunk to less than 8 million domestic. Netflix attributes some of the growth of its streaming business to original programming... Read more...