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Here's What Happens When You Ask Netflix to Go to Prom With You Teen's tweet leads to a memorable, movie-fueled night

Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, took two dates to his junior prom—and one of them was Netflix. In a January tweet, the 17-year-old asked the company…

April 10, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

Netflix Revels in the Clichés in DDB's Amusing 'Pep Talk' Ad Vaguely inspiring stuff!

You guys remember that blog post about that ad that did a familiar thing in a fresh way? When a creative team took a clichéd trope and offered a meta…

January 7, 2014, 10:40 AM EST

Streaming Yule Log on Netflix Has Its Own Hilarious Trailer and Director's Commentary 'Don't get too close, or you might get burned!'

The original Yule Log television broadcast dates back to 1966, when WPIX-TV aired footage of a cozy fireplace to cheer up New Yorkers who lived in apartments without one. But…

December 18, 2013, 3:46 PM EST

Tree-Top Ornament Who's Seen It All Finally Gets to See Netflix Streaming This Holiday Deutsch/LA spot spans 34 years

Tesco had its family-through-the-years holiday spot. Now, it's Netflix's turn. In its first work for the brand, Deutsch/LA tells the story of the McDermott family—from the point of view of a…

December 6, 2013, 5:42 AM EST

Season 2 Trailer for House of Cards Is Literally Just Robin Wright Smoking Netflix promo leaves you craving more

Netflix's political series House of Cards got a rapid renewal on the heels of its watercoolery first season, and now it's taking the less-is-more approach to promoting Season 2. The…

December 4, 2013, 5:35 PM EST

Amazon Banks on Valley Appeal to Boost Originals New show Betas won't carry ads, but will feature product placement

With its first original comedy, Alpha House, Amazon Studios went with skewering Washington D.C., a deserving but familiar milieu. But with comedy No. 2, Betas, which debuts on Friday, Amazon is…

November 20, 2013, 3:00 AM EST

VH1 Creates New Mobile/Tablet App VH1 Snack delivers pithy jokes about rock'n'roll

Just as Comedy Central broke down its digital and linear silos earlier this week, VH1 is getting deep into digital content, specifically on mobile. The new iOS app will be available…

October 17, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT

Design Firm Gets Real With Orange Is the New Black's Great Opening Credits Bypassing the show's cast entirely

Dozens of women are featured in the captivating, Regina Spektor-driven opening credits for Netflix's Orange Is the New Black—but none of them are in the show itself. As Fast Company's…

August 21, 2013, 12:47 PM EDT

Netflix Wants to Double Original Content by 2014 One new series already planned

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos discussed “phase two” of the streaming service's foray into original content. Sarandos said he wants to double the…

May 23, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT

Arrested Development Outbuzzing House of Cards Both shows burying Netflix’s original Lilyhammer, per NetBase

The specter of House of Cards, the breakout Netflix series, hung over the NewFronts a few weeks ago. In fact, its arguable as to whether the show did more harm…

May 22, 2013, 3:04 PM EDT

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