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Jim Parsons Hits the Stratosphere The star of TV's biggest show talks about The Big Bang Theory, Emmy Awards and Larry Kramer

Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won…

September 1, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

Canada Is Getting a New Video Streaming Service Television industry responds to competitive threat from Netflix

Two of Canada’s largest cable television companies are putting their differences aside and joining forces to launch a new video streaming service as the industry responds in kind to competition…

August 26, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Ricky Gervais Crashes Your Favorite Netflix Shows And you really need to watch the outtakes

Despite winning only seven of the 31 Emmys its shows were nominated for, Netflix still found a clever way to cash in on the popularity of its original programs during…

August 26, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

Hulu’s Jenny Wall Is a Pioneer of the Web Series Form But she doesn’t discount the impact of outdoor and TV advertising

Specs Who Jenny Wall New gig Svp, head of marketing at Hulu Old gig Vp, marketing at Netflix Age 44 Photo: Karl J Kaul/Wonderful Machine So how did you find Hulu? I think I found Hulu in…

August 24, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

House of Cards' Kevin Spacey Prank Calls Hillary Clinton But we're still not buying the Southern accent

Kevin Spacey, more or less in character as House of Cards' South Carolina politician Frank Underwood, stars in this ad for the Clinton Foundation, keyed to Bill Clinton's 68th birthday.…

August 18, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

Reed Hastings Says on Facebook That Netflix Has Passed HBO in Subscriber Revenue Mark Zuckerberg likes this post

Reed Hastings continues to push the HBO comparison—and to talk up any moment when Netflix passes a key HBO metric—but he has a great one to push here: Netflix's $1.146…

August 7, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

Yahoo Selects Netflix Exec to Be CIO IT lead to bolster CEO Marissa Mayer's video and content delivery

Yahoo has hired Netflix's vp of information-technology (IT) operations, Mike Kail, as chief information officer and svp of infrastructure to lead Yahoo’s IT and data center operations. Kail will bring 23…

August 7, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

Seinfeld Says His Iconic Sitcom Might Be Coming to Netflix Tells Reddit 'conversations are presently taking place'

During a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld confirmed that he is currently in talks with Netflix to bring Seinfeld, the iconic sitcom of which he was the…

July 25, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Do You Have to Go Overseas or Buy a Competitor to Get New Video Subscribers? Comcast consolidates, Netflix goes abroad

Netflix executives practically had party hats on during their earnings call on Monday. The reason? The company topped 50 million subscribers for the first time. Comcast, meanwhile, was similarly pleased…

July 23, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

Netflix Meets Expectations in Second Quarter CEO reiterates stance on net neutrality

Netflix reported that it met expectations for revenue and earnings per share at $1.34 billion and $1.15, respectively, Business Insider reported. According to TechCrunch, Netflix actually slightly exceeded analyst expectations for…

July 22, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

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