What Does It Feel Like to Rule the Seven Kingdoms?
The Game of Thrones TV phenomenon is not only gluing fans to their couches on Sunday nights, but is also creating a powerful online buzz. Between the large TV audiences, social media buzz, and passionate fans, Magnet Media saw a huge opportunity for Google Fiber TV.Read More
Magnet Labs Podcast No. 58: HBO’s Standalone Streaming Service, & More
On this week’s podcast, we bid a fond farewell to our Director of Marketing Ryan Swearingen, who’s moving on from Magnet next week and will call podcast 58 his last. Ryan was one of the original podcast team members, founding it a couple years ago and participating in nearly every episode since. He also started […]Read More
Netflix & HBO: How Do They Fund Original Content Creation? (Infographic)
How much do you think one episode of Orange is the New Black costs to make? If you guessed $4 million, you’d be right. Yes, $4 million. This infographic from Great Business Schools details The Economics of Netflix, using HBO’s financial approach to original content creation as a running point of comparison. As summarized by Lost […]Read More
Digital Age Recognized: Netflix Makes Emmy History With House of Cards and Arrested Development
As Emmy nominations rolled out this morning, history was made. The Netflix series ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Arrested Development’ became the first ever digitally distributed programs to earn major Emmy nominations. ‘House of Cards’ came out on top for Netflix with nine nominations overall. “Lead acting nominations for the series went to Kevin Spacey and Robin […]Read More