Kevin Spacey


Orange is the new black this season

Netflix is going big on original programming. Having started off with Lilyhammer, it stepped things up a gear with David Fincher and Kevin Spacey’s political drama House of Cards. It has a new series of Arrested Development on the way and, for the summer, a prison drama from the creator of Weeds and produced by […]

Counting Cards: viewing numbers for Netflix’s House of Cards

Netflix’s original series House of Cards launched February 1 and while the streaming service does not provide any viewing numbers, new data seen by TBI gives an insight into how the series has performed and how people are consuming the MRC-produced political drama. Procera Networks estimates that between 5-10% of Netflix US subs have watched […]

Is House of Cards Netflix’s ace in the pack?

Netflix is hoping that House of Cards is its ace in the pack. Kevin Spacey and the show’s writer, Beau Willimon, talk to TBI about the series, which has just launched around the world in its entirety, and about how Netflix is rewriting the rules of making content.     House of Cards is the […]

International broadcasters place bets on House of Cards

A host of TV channels around the world have bought Netflix’s Kevin Spacey-fronted drama House of Cards, TBI has learned. The show is distributed by Sony Pictures Television and it has concluded a raft of deals, selling it to broadcasters in Belgium, Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. These sales are in addition to the […]