Netflix secures rights to an original TV show, 'House of Cards'

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Netflix secures rights to an original TV show, ‘House of Cards’.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/03/X0Ykk.jpg[/newsimage]Known for offering viewers on-demand streaming television programming and movies, Netflix has carved out a money-laden niche for itself. Since its launch in 1998, the company has grown significantly. Once merely offering DVD rentals through the mail, its model expanded to include its current (and very popular) service -- online streaming content via your computer, TV and even all three current-generation home gaming consoles. Despite a recent push by Amazon into the streaming on-demand video market, Netflix is focused on entering a brand new market altogether: original programming.


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Love to see that Netflix continues to be disruptive and challenging the traditional cable networks! “Only on Netflix” - pretty cool!


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Well, the original mini-series was brilliant but I have grave doubts about a re-make made solely for Netflix. :wink: