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Netflix and Amazon Battle for Your Kids
I didn’t learn to swim for a long time growing up, because of “She-Ra: Princess of Power.” See, I was born in the 1980s, and when I was five, my parents signed me up for swim lessons. But those classes meant I had to skip my favorite animated princess adventure at least once a week, and I threw a temper tantrum so epic that my parents basically gave up on the idea until I was older and more reasonable. (Sorry I was a brat, Mom and Dad.)
That story won’t make any sense to the generation currently in diapers, because between DVR, DVD, and VOD, they will have little-to-no concept of television programming that can’t be time-shifted. And that’s just what Netflix and Amazon are banking on.
One of the more interesting battles over the last six months has been between the two companies and … Read MoreTags: Amazon, Amazon Originals, Amazon Studios, disney, Dora the Explorer, Dreamworks Animation, Netflix, netflix originals, SpongeBob SquarePants, viacom