Netflix orders an adult animated show about terrible cops

In retrospect, Bojack Horseman was a watershed show for Netflix. Its success has led the streaming provider to expand its animated comedy lineup with adult-oriented titles like Big Mouth and Brickleberry, but more are on the way. The team behind the…

Spike Lee’s ‘Pass Over’ brings the drama of live theater to Amazon Prime

Despite Spike Lee going over to Netflix to reimagine his classic film She's Gotta Have It as a series, the cinema auteur has deep ties with Amazon. He created its first original film, the musical Chi-Raq, and has another project debuting on the strea…

Spielberg doesn’t think Netflix should win Oscars

In an interview, Steven Spielberg stated that content on Netflix should be considered television…and ineligible for Oscars. "Once you commit to a television format, you're a TV movie," he said on while chatting to ITV news during a tour promoting h…

Hulu snags new series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington

Hulu has snagged a new limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington barely a week after the two tweeted that it was up for grabs. The eight-episode show will adapt and take its title from Celeste Ng's bestselling 2017 book Little Fires…

Twitter and Fox Sports have high hopes for their World Cup live show

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia just around the corner, right holders to the event are starting to share more details about their coverage plans. And, to no surprise to anyone, social media will play a major role in that. Fox Sports, FIFA's En…

Netflix’s real advantage is that it’s a tech company first

Netflix hasn't been coy about its plans to take over Hollywood. The company has already said it could spend up to $8 billion on original content this year alone. But, for all the awards House of Cards or Icarus rack up, one of the reasons Netflix has…

Hulu adds sports features to Live TV just in time for March Madness

Just in time for March Madness, Hulu has added features for its Live TV service keyed specifically to the month-long event. Did you like choosing particular sports during the recent Winter Olympics and having Hulu curate coverage per your interests?…

Netflix isn’t worried about the competition

Fresh off of its Oscars win for Icarus, a documentary about Russia's doping epidemic in sports, Netflix held a press event at its Hollywood headquarters. There, inside a 280,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art studio that it just opened last year, CEO…