Netflix enjoys "Orange Is The New Black" boost

Netflix posted second-quarter signups that beat analysts’ estimates as the women’s prison series “Orange Is the New Black” lifted users past 50 million.

22nd July, 2014
The cast of Orange Is The New Black.

Netflix, the world’s largest online-subscription service, posted second-quarter signups that beat analysts’ estimates as the women’s prison series “Orange Is the New Black” lifted users past 50 million.

Net income more than doubled to $71 million, or $1.15 a share, from $29 million, or 49 cents, a year earlier, California-based Netflix said today on its website.

“Orange Is the New Black” became the company’s most-watched series with its new season, topping “House of...

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