av news
This Month's Featured Equipment Reviews
Bryston BIT-15 Isolation Transformer & Surge Protector Review
Carot One Titta Earbuds Review
In Appreciation of the Harbeth Compact 7 ES-3
RHA MA750i In Ear Headphones Review
Thiel TM3 Loudspeaker Review
Latest AV News
AV News Forum Topics:
What Industry Bigwigs Really Think About Netflix  Print E-mail
Home Theater News Industry-Trade News
Written by Dick Ward   
Thursday, 20 January 2011

Ever wonder what industry execs say about Netflix when they're operating under the guise of anonymity?  The Hollywood Reporter has a great read that consists of exactly that.

Some are very fond of the service, like a Disney exec who asked to remain nameless in the article.  "What’s not to like?" he asks.  "They’re another buyer, even for stuff that others don’t consider terribly valuable."

He's talking, of course, about shows and movies that Disney owns but can't profit from anywhere else.  Little watched shows aren't practical for a DVD release, but can generate income on Netflix where they may find an audience as well.

Netflix content officer Ted Sandoros had some choice words about television streaming, saying that just the most recent episode isn't the goal.  "I don’t care about last night’s episode," he says. "I do want all of last season’s episodes."

Check out the full article, along with statements from people at HBO, Disney, Time-Warner and more over at The Hollywood Reporter.

Like this article? Bookmark and share with any of the sites below.
Digg!Reddit!Del.icio.us!Google!StumbleUpon!Yahoo!Free social bookmarking plugins and extensions for Joomla! websites!

  home theater news  |  equipment reviews 
  blu-ray reviews  |  dvd  |  theatrical reviews  
  music download reviews  |  music disc reviews
  contact  |  about-us  |  careers   |  brands 
  Subscribe to Us   |   RSS   |  AVRev Forums
  front page  |  virtual tours  |  dealer locator
  how to features  |   lifestyle & design articles
  Want Your Home Theater Featured on MHT?
   CE Partners: HDD  |  HDF  |  VGT  |  SD  |  DVD
  Advertise with Us | Specs | Disclaimer | Sponsors
  privacy policy | cookie policy | terms of use
  909 N. Sepulveda Blvd. El Segundo, CA 90245
  Ads: 310.280.4476 | Contact Us
  Content: 310.280.4575 | Mike Flacy