Amazon, Netflix crash the Golden Globes party by Geoffrey Smith

“I created my own network for those who want to be in control of the content they receive. 34% of Millennials watch more online video than traditional TV—and these numbers won’t be decreasing. And this past weekend Amazon and Netflix took home Golden Globe awards over traditional networks. Proof that the on-demand TV landscape is broadening and beginning to dominate the space.

Be great, nothing else pays.” – GC

Amazon, Netflix crash the Golden Globes party by Geoffrey Smith

Two companies that grew out of new technology for delivering stuff just proved they can make it just as well as the Hollywood establishment.

Amazon.com and Netflix Inc. both underscored their coming-of-age as providers of original content, with high-profile wins at the annual Golden Globes ceremony Sunday.

Amazon’s “Transparent”, a comedy-drama series about a transgender father, won the award for the Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy, the first time the e-commerce giant’s in-house studio had competed and won against the big guns of Hollywood since its creation in 2010.

Full article at: Fortune

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