If still yearn for TV politics, check out “Scandal,” “Veep,” “The West Wing” and “Madam Secretary.”
Given the huge success of Netflix’s original content, it’s no wonder that other online streaming services are trying to get in on the action. So far, though, no other service has come close to producing content on the same level as “House of Cards” or “Orange is the New Black.
While Netflix is mostly known as a streaming service for movies and television, the company is making a run at being a legitimate home for original content as well. Netflix premiered its first original series, “House of Cards,” on Feb. 1.
Last week, it was announced that Netflix outbid HBO and other cable channels to produce 26 episodes of the original series “House of Cards,” a political thriller from David Fincher (director of “The Social Network”) starring Kevin Spacey.