On the heel of 14 record-breaking Emmy nominations, executives over at Netflix sat down to discuss their current business affairs in an über-hip Google Hangout interview that took place live on YouTube.
Executives touched mostly on economics and stock options, but also mentioned Netflix’s incredible success with original programming. The company now has a solid slate of original shows under its belt, including House of Cards, Arrested Development, and Orange Is the New Black. “When we look at original content, whether it’s House of Cards or Arrested Development, we’re just in the very early innings of this. We’re figuring out how to promote them, and what the ongoing value is, what we see is if we do it right, then these will turn into some real franchises,” Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said.
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