Posts Tagged ‘netflix’
  • Netflix Begins Streaming Breaking Bad
    Posted September 10th, 2011 at 3:45 pm No Comments »
    The changes to content being offered by Netflix through its streaming service continues with the addition of one of TVs best series. The first three seasons of Breaking Bad are now available! For anyone who needs to catch up - or needs to start with the show - this is a great opportunity. It is currently in its fourth season and was renewed for an additional 16 episodes to finish off the series with either an extended fifth season or two more abbreviated seasons. Breaking Bad joins Mad Me...
  • Netflix Will Lose Starz Next Year
    Posted September 1st, 2011 at 5:30 pm 4 Comments »
    As Netflix continues to add content to its streaming service - with everything from agreements with ABC, Mad Men, Miramax, and even their own original programming - they have lost their biggest content supplier. Negotiations with Starz have broken off and the network will not be extending the contract with Netflix which is set to expire on February 28th 2012. Starz played a huge part in Netflix's streaming becoming so popular - with contributions being original series and many recent and ...
  • Miramax Signs Streaming Deal with Netflix
    Posted May 16th, 2011 at 3:00 pm 2 Comments »
    Netflix continues to beef up its streaming library even as they start to bring in their own original programming. Miramax has signed on with a multi-year agreement to have their content made available on Netflix's Instant Streaming service beginning in June. That will bring films such as Good Will Hunting, Shakespeare in Love, Pulp Fiction, Bad Santa, Kill Bill, and Scream which are among the 83 to have been produced by Miramax to date....
  • Youtube Launching Movie Service
    Posted May 9th, 2011 at 3:50 pm No Comments »
    As Netflix dominates with its online streaming service others are looking to get in on the action. Amazon launched theirs recently, various studios have begun to utilize Facebook, and now Youtube has introduced their own. The video sharing site will carry films from Warner Brothers, Universal, and Sony in addition to other studios such as Lionsgate and Weinstein that have already providing content. “Today, we’re announcing another step in our goal to bring more of the video you love to ...
  • Netflix Nabs Mad Men Streaming Rights
    Posted April 6th, 2011 at 6:40 pm 1 Comment »
    The streaming library for Netflix has been in the news a lot lately. Starz has chosen to delay their content 60 days and Showtime pulled out completely. Working to recover from those hits and provide additional value for the service an original series from from David Fincher starring Kevin Spacey is on the way and Miramax struck a deal to have their films made available. Netflix will be making another addition with the heralded AMC series Mad Men. Beginning on July 27th the first four se...
  • Netflix To Begin Offering Original Programming with House of Cards
    Posted March 15th, 2011 at 2:30 pm 2 Comments »
    Netflix has reportedly landed the original drama series House of Cards by outbidding established networks such as HBO and AMC as reported by Deadline. The series is set to star Kevin Spacey and is executive produced by Spacey and David Fincher with the commitment being for 26 episodes at a cost of over $100 million. This represents a huge move by Netflix, which has broken through in a big way with their streaming service by offering primarily catalog titles, television content, and Starz ...
  • Netflix Makes New Streaming Deal With ABC
    Posted December 8th, 2010 at 1:25 pm 2 Comments »
    Netflix has reached an agreement with Disney-ABC to provide content from ABC, ABC Family, and Disney Channel through the instant streaming service. New shows will appear 15 days after their original airings and many of the series will have their entire run available for streaming. Netflix already carried some content from the network but this will expand greatly what is offered and include recent episodes for the first time. Shows set to roll out for instant streaming include Desperate Hous...
  • Movie Studios Looking to Screw Over Home Viewers Even Further
    Posted November 3rd, 2010 at 2:29 pm 4 Comments »
    Several movie studios have reached agreements with outlets, primarily Redbox and Netflix, to delay the renting of movies for four weeks from their official release date on DVD and Blu-ray. That has been going on since the beginning of the year. Warner Bros was the first followed by Paramount, Universal, and Fox. There was some hope though when Paramount backed off and decided to drop that delay period and Sony has not taken up that idea at all given that studies have shown they do nothing to i...