Netflix’s Ted Sarandos at TheGrill: ‘We’re a Television Network on Steroids’ (Video)

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos tells TheWrap's Brent Lang about the company's evolution from distributor to programmer 

Last Updated: October 3, 2012 @ 7:32 AM

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos has a busy year ahead.

Netflix is launching five original shows in 2013: David Fincher's "House of Cards"; "Arrested Development"; "Hemlock Grove," a horror thriller produced and directed by Eli Roth; "Derek," written by and starring Ricky Gervais; and "Orange is the New Black" from Jenji Kohan, as well as season two of the Steven Van Zandt series "Lillyhammer." 

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Sarandos, speaking Tuesday at TheWrap's industry conference TheGrill, calls Netflix "a television network on steroids" with the company now streaming more than a billion hours of content a month.

Watch the video below.