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Netflix and Amazon ink DreamWorks and Disney content deals

Netflix and Amazon ink DreamWorks and Disney content deals

Netflix and Amazon's LOVEFiLM are each getting a burst of new content, its been announced, with DreamWorks and Disney each promising fresh on-demand titles for the cord-cutting favorites. On Netflix, a new deal with DreamWorks will see more than 300 hours of new programming based on existing and upcoming franchises such as Turbo added, while LOVEFiLM will get a mixture of new and classic titles like Dumbo, Ratatouille, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

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Netflix user profiles to tame multi-user recommendations this summer

Netflix user profiles to tame multi-user recommendations this summer

Netflix finally intends to add multiple user accounts to a single subscription, ending the days of your kids' favorite shows skewing your action movie recommendations. The system is expected to launch sometime this summer, Netflix VP of Product Innovation Todd Yellin told Yahoo News, and will split users off into different profiles so as to keep their recommendations more accurate.

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Amazon snatches Viacom on-demand deal leaving Netflix facing parent ire

Amazon snatches Viacom on-demand deal leaving Netflix facing parent ire

Amazon has sealed a deal with Viacom, bringing a clutch of new shows - including Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go! - to Prime Instant Video, and potentially dropping Netflix in even hotter water with angry parents. The deal, which will see Amazon add Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTC, and Comedy Central shows to its on-demand catalog, follows the expiration of Netflix's licensing agreement with Viacom last month, which prompted outcry from some subscribers after the shows their children watched regularly suddenly disappeared from the listings.

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When shows sink stock: Arrested Development reception bites Netflix

When shows sink stock: Arrested Development reception bites Netflix

Netflix shares are down more than 6-percent after the much-anticipated return of Arrested Development saw a lukewarm reception on the on-demand streaming service this weekend. The well-hyped fourth season of the comedy arrived after a flourish of promotion from Netflix, the latest in its push for homegrown original content, but mediocre reviews have left investors wary and seen Netflix stock down by 6.36-percent at time of writing.

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Netflix to double original content next year

Netflix to double original content next year

While we're aware that Netflix is planning to up its game when it comes to original programming, we were never really given a solid number or when it would all occur. However, Netflix's Ted Sarandos says that original content on Netflix will double in 2014 compared to this year, meaning we'll get more House of Cards, as well as a few new shows tacked on.

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