Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos addresses the fact that the streaming service does not release its viewer numbers: "At some point, someone will just spend a ton of money getting the answer. Because you can, right? Somebody could sample 2,000 people, spend a million dollars and get the data."Read more
FX's John Landgraf, Netflix's Ted Sarandos, Showtime's David Nevins, and Fox's Kevin Reilly meet in one room, and no topic is off-limits as they tackle Netflix's ratings mystery, why Fox will slash pilots to end the "welfare state" and Sarandos' threat as cable moves to own VOD. Photographed on location at the Thompson Beverly Hills by Ramona Rosales and Jessica Chou. Read More
We ask our roundtable guests about shows that they passed up, "Well it's easy for me, 'Breaking Bad.'" says John Landgraf of FX Network. Talking about passing on 'Homeland,' Kevin Reilly added, "It would not be our highest rated show but I really wish I had it."
David Nevins (Showtime), Kevin Reilly (Fox Broadcasting), John Landgraf (FX Network) and Ted Sarandos (Netflix) join THR executive editor Matt Belloni and THR television editor Lacey Rose for a candid conversation on the direction of television.
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops