The Ultimate Guide to Streaming

Netflix is rethinking its original series — and it should make traditional media very worried

 

businessinsider.com – Nathan McAlone

The term “Netflix Original” is often a bit misleading. While Netflix does have the exclusive global rights to many of these shows, that doesn’t mean the company actually produces the episodes itself.

Take smash hit “Orange Is the New Black,” for example.

That show is technically owned (and made) by Lions Gate, who licenses Netflix to exclusively carry it. Not only does Netflix not own “Orange Is the New Black” outright, but the licensing contract is structured in a way that makes it possible, down the line, for a rival streaming company like Amazon to carry it, Bloomberg reports.

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