Netflix Boss Blasts The Evening News

Netflix chief Reed Hastings thinks TV news — specifically national evening news — is dying. When asked about creating a live evening newscast — as rival HBO is doing with its partnership with Vice — Hastings responded: “You don’t want to invest in things that are dying.”

NBC Wins Feb. News Race, ABC Grows

he February finishing order for the network evening newscasts didn’t look much different, with Brian Williams‘ NBC Nightly News taking top honors, followed by Diane Sawyer’s ABC World News and Katie Couric’s CBS Evening News finishing last. But ABC was the only network to show growth (it was up 1%).