Netflix is reprogramming the way its internet video subscription service appears on millions of television screens in an attempt to hook viewers for even longer periods.
“Breaking Bad,” the brutal, drug-fueled saga of an everyman’s ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, denying the online series “House of Cards” a history-making honor.
With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.
Netflix’s latest attraction will enable families and other people sharing the same account to set up separate identities so the Internet video service can give them better recommendations on what to watch next.
Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.
DVD kiosk operator Redbox is launching a challenge to Netflix’s streaming-video supremacy.
Phone company Verizon will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service later this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.
Netflix shares plunged Tuesday after the one-time Wall Street favorite revealed a massive departure of subscribers angered by price increases and other questionable changes at rental service.
McKinney-based Blockbuster is getting into the video streaming business…but it’s not open to everyone.
Trying to avoid the fate of Borders, which closed the last of its bookstores over the weekend, Netflix Inc. is moving to separate the DVD-by-mail plan from the online streaming service.
Netflix has provoked the ire of some of its 23 million subscribers by raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for those who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Interne
Movie rental chain Blockbuster Inc. says a group of investors is offering $290 million to buy it out of bankruptcy protection.