President Bartlett and Jack McCoy are lovers in ‘Grace & Frankie,’ first Netflix original comedy (Technology Tell)

Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen

It reads like a piece of slash fan fiction from the late ’90s- the stars of two shows that ran back to back for years on NBC on Wednesday nights, The West Wing and Law & Order, are set to play a gay couple on a new Netflix series, created by Friends‘ … [Read more on Technology Tell]

The 3 Reasons Netflix Decided On Its Straight-To-Series Viewing Model (Business Insider)

Cindy Holland, far right, at the “House of Cards” premiere. • Image Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Cindy Holland, Netflix‘s head of original content, recently revealed why the on-demand Internet streaming service responsible for hits like “House of Cards” and “Orange Is The New Black” decided to produce shows with a straight-to-series model, forgoing… [Read more on Business Insider]

Here’s How Involved Netflix Is In The Production Of Its Series (Business Insider)

Orange Is the New Black’ actress Taylor Schilling, Netflix Vice President of Original Content Cindy Holland, and Author Piper Kerman attend the show’s New York premiere in 2013.

Cindy Holland, Netflix’s head of original content, recently gave a rare interview to The Hollywood Reporter to discuss how her small team helps new series come to fruition.

Holland, who oversees 16 employees and a growing… [Read more on Business Insider]

A closer look at the billions of dollars Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are spending on original content (FierceOnlineVideo)

Image: Ivey Business Review

Image: Ivey Business Review

How much are online video providers spending on original content this year? While Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has always been pretty open about the amount of money it’s dedicating to its original series, others like Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Hulu are not so forthcoming.

Sussing out how much money OTT providers are dedicating just to original series is a task that industry analysts spend a fair amount of time on. But in most cases… [Read more on FierceOnlineVideo]