Netflix would pay between $70,000-$100,000 per episode. Not per season, that's per episode.
The fight between studios, networks and, now, streaming distributors is laid bare yet again as these negotiations continue.
Some Hollywood types are having some hindsight issues about offering their shows to Netflix and other streamers. As the Post puts it, "Are (the studios) mortgaging their future?"
Despite their own best efforts not to, studios have survived other disruptions to their business flow. Remember when they sued to kill VCRs and in-homes entertainment only to see it become their main source of revenue? Not exactly visionary thinking.
But Netflix has another concern -- and that's Net Neutrality. If the nation takes to streaming in a big way (some say 50 percent of households in five years) then someone is going to pay for all that bandwidth.