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Netflix’s New Drama Adds Sam Shepard, Still Doesn’t Have a Name

Netflix’s New Drama Adds Sam Shepard, Still Doesn’t Have a Name

By Josh Wolford March 20, 2014

The nameless new Netflix original from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler has added another well-respected, veteran actor to the mix. The Hollywood Reporter says that Sam Shepard, whose resume is too vast to condense here, …

Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has just released the first three episodes of its first original series Alpha House, and you can watch them for free on Amazon Instant Video. Alpha House stars John Goodman and was written by Doonesbury‘s Garry Trudeau. It focuses …

YouTubers Have Longer Attention Spans Than You Think YouTubers Have Longer Attention Spans Than You Think
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If you think that it’s impossible to hold a YouTuber’s attention with a longer video, think again. According to YouTube reps speaking at a closed partners event this week, more then one-third of all of the video viewing time on …

Amazon Departs from Netflix's Mass-Release Path Amazon Departs from Netflix's Mass-Release Path
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Amazon has just announced when and how they’re going to release episodes of two recently greenlit original comedies – Alpha House and Betas. Alpha House will premiere on November 15th and Betas a week later on November 22nd. Amazon says …

Netflix Eyes Original Movies - 'Big' Ones Netflix Eyes Original Movies - 'Big' Ones
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Recently, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said that Netflix is going to double its spending on original content. And why wouldn’t they? Between House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, original comedy specials, and the surprise mega-hit Orange Is The New Black, …

Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots

Amazon has some more original pilots on the way, and they’re coming from some pretty big names. First up, Mozart in the Jungle comes to us from writers Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom, The Darjeeling Limited) and actor Jason Schwartzman. Amazon …

Amazon's 'Alpha House' Casts Notable Names Amazon's 'Alpha House' Casts Notable Names

Amazon’s new original series Alpha House has just added a handful of notable names to its cast. The company announced that Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy), comedian Wanda Sykes, and Julie White will join …

Netflix's Original Content Making Subscribers Stay Netflix's Original Content Making Subscribers Stay
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In the past year, Netflix has released the Emmy-nominated political drama House of Cards, the Eli Roth-produced horror series Hemlock Grove, and the surprise hit of the summer, Orange Is The New Black. They’re also in the process of adding …

Orange Is the New Black Is Off to a Huge Start Orange Is the New Black Is Off to a Huge Start

Although Netflix (frustratingly) doesn’t like to divulge specific viewership stats, the company will occasionally drop a little tidbit of info concerning a particular show’s popularity. During their earnings call earlier this week, they did just that – and it’s quite …

Watch the Orange Is the New Black Opening Credits Watch the Orange Is the New Black Opening Credits

Netflix’s new original series Orange Is the New Black is just about to premiere all 13 episodes at once (as is the Netflix way). You can start your binge watching on July 11th at 12:01 PST – you know, if …

Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion

Spotify and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have announced a major NYC expansion for the Swedish company – one that will mean that Spotify’s New York presence is second only to their Stockholm presence in terms of sheer manpower …

Is Amazon Saying No to Binge Watching? Is Amazon Saying No to Binge Watching?

As far as subscription-based streaming video providers go, Netflix got out ahead of the rest of the pack when it comes to high-quality original content. And since they’re the trendsetters, it’s their release style and structure that most people have …

Netflix Inks Massive DreamWorks Deal Netflix Inks Massive DreamWorks Deal

Last month, Netflix Content Chief Ted Sarandos said that the company could possibly double its content output next year. With the success of House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, and Arrested Development – why wouldn’t Netflix want to bump up the …

CollegeHumor's Coffee Town Hits July 9th [VIDEO] CollegeHumor's Coffee Town Hits July 9th [VIDEO]

Longstanding internet forum and purveyor of viral content CollegeHumor has been working their way up to this moment for some time. Having produced more and more original content (shorts) over the past couple of years, CollegeHumor is ready to go …

Netflix Unveils New Orange Is The New Black Trailer Netflix Unveils New Orange Is The New Black Trailer

Netflix’s next original series, Orange Is The New Black, has just received an extended trailer. The dramedy, starring Taylor Schilling, That 70′s Show‘s Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs, will drop (all 13 episodes at once, per usual) at 12:01 am …

Netflix May Be Doubling New Content Next Year Netflix May Be Doubling New Content Next Year

If you were Netflix, with the massive success of House of Cards, the love-it-or-hate-it buzz generated by Hemlock Grove, and the pure madness surrounding the launch of season 4 of Arrested Development – why wouldn’t you want to expand your …

Amazon's Zombieland Series Gets the Ax Amazon's Zombieland Series Gets the Ax
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It appears that the fans have spoken – Amazon Studio’s Zombieland series will not be receiving a full run. The news was tweeted out by series writer/producer Rhett Reese, who went on to say that viewers “hated it out of …