Walking Dead Season 5 has broken all the records of the viewership. The first episode of the Zombie related TV show aired this Sunday and got 17.3 million unique viewers around the world. In a program on Fox Business, PowerwomenTV Founder, Amy Palmer, talked about the reasons behind the astounding popularity of Walking Dead. She thinks that the success of Walking Dead season is purely because of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is getting a lot of subscription mainly because of its attractive TV shows. House Of Cards is another pound production of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) that is getting record viewership.
Palmer said that Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is capturing the new audience. There were 31.7 million subscribers on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). The company is successful in getting the viewership from the youth even in the off season. When she was asked about the network specification about then new episode, Palmer said that even if the Walking Dead is aired by AMC, Netflix is still setting the trend. The age of TV programing is being revolutionized by Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). When the season is off and there is no NFL and other sports event, the TV programmers roll out the anticipated TV show in order to grab the unique audience.
Palmer thinks that Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has plenty of media audience and the company is currently leading the domain of TV. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is up by around $11 to $451. The company is expected to get a surge further in the markets because of the huge success of its TV shows. Palmer recommended other companies to follow the business model of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX).
Carl Icahn‘s Icahn Capital Lp hold around 1 million Netflix, Inc. (NADSAQ:NFLX) shares.