Emotional Business


Netflix is turning your nostalgia into its new business plan.

In about two weeks Netflix will premiere the first episode of “Fuller House.” The show, a hit during the 90’s, told the story of a single dad raising his three daughters with the help of his brother-in-law and best friend. It became a pop culture hit and is still in syndication today.

Now the streaming service Netflix is reviving the series with 13 episodes. This time, the story will spotlight oldest daughter DJ who is raising her children with the help of her sister Stephanie and best friend Kimmy. To see the official trailer for that series use the link below.  read more »

The Netflix Boom


The 90’s are getting a 21st century reboot.

To the excitement of fans everywhere the show “Full House” is getting a spin off that will air on Netflix. It's being called “Fuller House” and will feature oldest daughter DJ trying to raise her children with the help of her best friend and younger sister. So far most of the original cast has signed up for the show and they are posting pictures of the progress on Instagram.

The 13 episode show will premiere next year and is predicted to continue the recent success of Netflix. In recent years the company has switched its focus to original content and it seems to be paying off. Last year Netflix earned 31 Emmy nominations, more than double the amount of the previous year. This year it received 34.  read more »

Tuning Out


People have had it with TV and broadcasters are trying to tune them back in.

This week the National Association of Broadcasters met in Las Vegas. On the agenda was how to win back the Zero TV crowd; a term developed last month referring to people who don’t pay for satellite or cable. Instead they watch shows and movies through an internet connection.

Today there are five million households in the U.S. that qualify as Zero TV; up from two million in 2007. And while show creators and networks still make money through online advertising; traditional TV stations are coming up empty.  read more »