Netflix lost the big prize for drama series when House of Cards, fell short — but it still came out on top because it distributes the winner. Read more at GigaOM »
Netflix scored a first win at the Emmys Sunday night, where David Fincher was recognized as the best director for a drama series for House of Cards. Netflix was nominated for a total of 14 Emmys, and may have hoped for more, like an Emmy for best drama – but the video service still made history for scoring the first win for a show that premiered online.
While the perception might be that Netflix has changed the game for awards recognition of digital content, Thursday’s less-discussed nominations prove that the Emmys are still way behind the times. Read more »
A digitally-distributed series being nominated for a best series Emmy would have seemed ridiculous 10 years ago. But in 2013, Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” revival are in the awards show mix. Read more »
Another odd chapter in NBC’s mixed viral video history: it can’t post two of the clips that have the best chance of catching on from the 201… Read more »