Walmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu

Rumors of Walmart getting into the streaming business started last year when the retail giant had its eyes on competing with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. At one point, Walmart was reportedly was in conversations with media executive Mark Greenberg, the former President and CEO of Epix, about creating a streaming platform that would target … Read moreWalmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu

Netflix adds 8.8M paid subscribers globally, says it now accounts for 10 percent of US TV screen time

Netflix just released its fourth quarter earnings report, which looks mixed compared to Wall Street expectations. The company added 8.8 million subscribers, well above the 7.6 million that it had predicted at the beginning of the quarter. It also beat estimates for earnings per share — analysts had predicted EPS of 24 cents, but actual … Read moreNetflix adds 8.8M paid subscribers globally, says it now accounts for 10 percent of US TV screen time

Netflix points to ‘Fortnite’ as competition after its price hike

Just days after revealing higher prices coming to customers in the US, Netflix is revealing its Q4 2018 results, and it’s already looking to the future. While a few years ago Netflix was the “Albanian army” coming to take on HBO, execs said in a letter to investors (PDF) that “We compete with (and lose … Read moreNetflix points to ‘Fortnite’ as competition after its price hike

Netflix announces ‘Space Force’ comedy series starring Steve Carell

In an overlay, the video notes how, last year, the Trump administration announced Space Force as a future sixth military branch. “The goal of the new branch is ‘to defend satellites from attack’ and ‘perform other space-related tasks.’ Or something,” it continues, adding that the series will feature “the men and women who have to … Read moreNetflix announces ‘Space Force’ comedy series starring Steve Carell

Steve Carell is coming to Netflix in a new comedy about the US government’s new Space Force

[embedded content] Steve Carell is coming back to small-screen comedy for a new Netflix series about the people tasked with creating the “Space Force” — the proposed sixth branch of the military. Details about the new show from Carell and Greg Daniels, who was the mind behind the American version of “The Office,” are sketchy. … Read moreSteve Carell is coming to Netflix in a new comedy about the US government’s new Space Force

Netflix is still a bargain, even after the latest price hike

Let’s begin with the cost. For $9 to $14 a month, Netflix offers a metric ton of programming that covers almost every conceivable genre. Action Comedies? Netflix has it. Romantic Thrillers? Got it. Classic Foreign Movies? Yep. There are roughly 75,000 micro-genres in Netflix’s database, and though Netflix hasn’t publicly released numbers, a study in … Read moreNetflix is still a bargain, even after the latest price hike

Blindfolded Bird Box Challenger crashes car

Remember, way back on January 2 when Netflix issued a warning to its customers over the viral Bird Box challenge meme to “PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE?” That warning wasn’t heard or followed by at least one 17-year-old in Utah who decided to give the challenge — which involves a blindfold — … Read moreBlindfolded Bird Box Challenger crashes car

Explore Netflix’s ‘Secret’ Sub-Categories With This Site

If you’re looking for something new to watch on Netflix, typically the streaming service’s built-in categories do a decent job of helping you sort through your options. That said, sometimes you’re not just in the mood for an “Action & Adventure” movie, you want a movie that involves a Hijacking or perhaps something that might … Read moreExplore Netflix’s ‘Secret’ Sub-Categories With This Site

‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ publisher sues Netflix over ‘Bandersnatch’

In its complaint, Chooseco specifically points to a scene in Bandersnatch where a character makes a reference to a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book — and that appears to be Chooseco’s main infringement charge against Netflix. It also says Netflix is “causing confusion, tarnishing, denigrating and diluting the distinct quality of the ‘Choose Your Own … Read more‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ publisher sues Netflix over ‘Bandersnatch’