The mis-measure of Netflix

In Netflix's subscription-based on-demand world, viewership is cumulative. Measuring it at any given point in time might give you a number, but that number has little correlation with the content's value to Netflix.…

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Network TV’s house of cards

Apart from the loss of viewers, traditional TV networks are also losing their monopoly on A-list creative talent. On Thursday, Amazon formally announced it was beginning production on the first six pilot episodes for a series of web-based sitcoms it plans to launch on Amazon Prime Video. The fledgling shows boast writing talent from The Daily Show, The Onion and The Big Bang, as well as Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau.…

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