Netflix has a lot of TV shows, a lot of old movies and a lot of kids’ stuff on its digital service. New movies? Not so much. Most Hollywood studios keep their recent releases away from Reed Hastings. One big exception: Netflix does get newish movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM, via Epix, the pay-TV channel Viacom controls. So when you’re cruising the Netflix streaming menu and see titles you recall hitting the theaters in the last couple years, there’s a very good chance they came from Epix. Read the full story at All Things D.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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