Why Netflix’s dominance has some fearing a content monopoly

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If “Game of Thrones” was about the television Industry, Netflix would sit upon the Iron Throne. The company spends $6 billion a year on content – more than any other network or cable channel. In 2013, Netflix debuted a little show called “House of Cards” and now it has 126 original series. The company is expanding its offices in Los Angeles and is poaching young execs from competitors. Now, some people in the business are fretting that Netflix could become the Google of Hollywood.

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Guest:
Kim Masters - editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter, and host of KCRW's “The Business.” - @kimmasters

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Sarah Sweeney