YouTube’s introduction of subscription channels dominated the online video news this week, creating many headlines but we also bring you the rest of news including Ryan Gosling’s aversion to cereal how Amazon makes money from rival Netflix.
Netflix just lost Warner Bros., MGM, and Universal from its streaming archive, as those studios have now decided to move to Warner Archive Instant. The move illustrates the difficulty a rental service has (not to mention the difficulties consumers have) when it comes to all the different choices created by exclusivity.
In our round up of the weekly news stories in online video we learn that Netflix now has more U.S. subscribers than HBO and how their new package aims for more family friendly subscription service. We are excited about the first Google Glass apps to be announced as well as wondering what took a hacker so long to jailbreak the device.
Netflix have confirmed that 4 billion hours worth of streaming video on demand has been watched in the past three months by their subscribers. This puts them ahead of any cable network in terms of viewing figures but they still have a long way to go to catch up with traditional TV viewing.
Arrested Development will be hitting Netflix on May 26 with 15 new episodes. That’s right, 15! The long, long wait for new Arrested Development, which has been the subject of a movie rumor and all sorts of teases since the series’ cancellation in 2006, is finally over in two short months when Netflix makes all 15 episodes available on one beautiful Sunday.
It is the Easter weekend but we still wanted to bring you some of the news stories that you may have missed this past week. It has been a great few days for winners of the #ifihadglass contest, not so great for those that got kicked out of it and oh, cat videos!
Netflix has teamed with the Wachowski Siblings to bring Sense8, a new original sci-fi series coming in 2014. What do we know about it? Not much. But what we do know is that Netflix continues to offer original programming in the effort to be more like HBO.
Huzzah! The long-awaited Netflix-Facebook integration is here! You can now share with all your friends what you watch! I will not be participating! But all of you out there who have been waiting so long for this…it’s finally here!
It's CES week and the press releases already started pouring forth on Monday. Since I won't be at CES this week I'll just compile all the interesting ones into this news round up for you. Some interesting things in terms of integration and TV everywhere …
Netflix and Cablevision announced a deal at CES this week that could have far-reaching repercussions for online video giants. Basically, Cablevision has signed on with Netflix's Open Connect program and that could mark a drastic change in the relationship between MSO's and the streaming video …