Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)’s Original Content Earns EMMY Nods


Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has become a very popular medium of entertainment all around the US and its gaining ground in the international market as well. It has got nods at EMMY nominations. The number of nominations this year increased a lot along with the original shows it added to its arsenal.

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Jed Kleckner, CEO of was on Bloomberg along with Scarlet Fu and they discussed about the nods Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has got in the EMMY this year. It has got 5 nominations in the highly recognized categories such as comedy and drama. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright have been nominated for “House of Cards” and the show also got a nod.

This is not new to the internet broadcasters like Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and these companies were able to get nominations by 2007. The categories were all small then and this year the nominations were from more important categories because of the original content these providers broadcast.

“Now they are in the big leagues last year, because of House of Cards success. They got 14 nominations in total, House of Cards itself got 8 and they did win 1 which was best director, David Fincher for House of Cards.” Fu said about the growth in the nominations for Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) year on year.

In 2013 a total of 35 nominations were awarded to the broadband providers while it was mere 11 in 2012. In 2008, they just got 8 so the number 35 looks good as compared to the number in 2008.

Kleckner feels that Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is a company that wants to grow and become a market place. He also explained how the original content helps the company in a lot of ways from saving money by not paying for rights and attracts more users by playing something very good for the first time on their channels. Moreover, the model of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) actually is suitable to a lot of people as they can get the content whenever they want it rather than sticking to the TV to watch a particular show. Fu explained how the EMMYs were linked with the popularity of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX).

“The number of subscribers that they have domestically really backs it up. It’s been exploding the past couple of years.” Fu explained how the subscriber base was growing up for Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX).

The idea of getting anything instantaneously actually attracts a lot of people towards the internet broadcasting industry. The company had problems when they paid others to get content and this process delayed the content to the people. That lead to the original shows and content on the channels.

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