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Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters
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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: Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, and The Outlaws Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots: Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, and The Outlaws

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’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes

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 Is Making People Want to Stick Around Netflix’s Original Content Is Making People Want to Stick Around
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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 Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards Orange Is The New Black Is Off to a Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards

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 …

Orange Is the New Black Lands Tomorrow, and Here Are the Opening Credits Orange Is the New Black Lands Tomorrow, and Here Are the 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 NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’ Spotify Announces NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’

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 …

Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series

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 DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content Netflix Inks DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content

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 …

Coffee Town, CollegeHumor’s First Feature Film, Hits July 9th [VIDEO] Coffee Town, CollegeHumor’s First Feature Film, 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 Could Totally Double New Content Next Year Says Ted Sarandos Netflix Could Totally Double New Content Next Year Says Ted Sarandos

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 …

Zombieland Series Gets the Ax, Creator Says Fans ‘Hated It Out of Existence’ Zombieland Series Gets the Ax, Creator Says Fans ‘Hated It Out of Existence’
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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 …

Orange Is The New Black, a Netflix Original, Gets a July 11th Launch Date Orange Is The New Black, a Netflix Original, Gets a July 11th Launch Date
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We’ve got another premiere date for a Netflix original series to report. This one is for the company’s new dramedy Orange is the New Black, starring Taylor Schilling, That 70′s Show‘s Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs. The show will launch …

Hemlock Grove: The Early Reviews Are In, And It’s Not Looking Good Hemlock Grove: The Early Reviews Are In, And It’s Not Looking Good
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Today, Netflix debuted all 13 episodes of their new original series, Hemlock Grove. Based on Brian McGreevy’s book of the same name, the horror series deals with the brutal murder of a teenage girl and eventually, werewolves. The series is …

Netflix Lands New Wachowskis Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8′ Netflix Lands New Wachowskis Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8′

Netflix has just announced that they have gained the exclusive rights to the Wachowskis’ new sci-fi series Sense8. The 10-episode first season will debut on Netflix Instant in late 2014. This is the first TV series to come from the …

‘Zombieland’ Pilot Gets Official Nod from Amazon ‘Zombieland’ Pilot Gets Official Nod from Amazon

We’ve known this was coming since reports emerged that Amazon had snatched up the rights back in January, but today the company officially announced that the new Zombieland TV series will land on Prime Instant Video. Zombieland is the 7th …

‘Hemlock Grove’, Eli Roth’s Netflix Original Series, Gets a New Trailer ‘Hemlock Grove’, Eli Roth’s Netflix Original Series, Gets a New Trailer

Eli Roth’s new horror series Hemlock Grove will premiere on Netflix in exactly one month from today, and Netflix has just released a brand new trailer. The series, based on the novel of the same name by Brian McGreevy, stars …

Reddit’s First Original Web Series Involves Explaining Complex Topics to Five-Year-Olds Reddit’s First Original Web Series Involves Explaining Complex Topics to Five-Year-Olds
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Reddit, known for its uncanny ability to drudge up content from the depths of the internet and make it trend, is trying its hand at a little bit of original programming in the way of a new series based on …

Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …

House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around
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Netflix has refused to release any specific data on how many of its subscribers are watching their first foray into big-budget original content, House of Cards. Content Chief Ted Sarandos has said that the show is currently the most-watched thing …