Netflix and Amazon invested more than $7.5 billion in TV programming last year, outpacing most major networks.
“You know the trend by now: Cable TV is losing its grip, internet TV is slowly eating it away. You can see it in the continuous decline in cable TV subscribers, and the streaming TV services cable companies are launching themselves
Now, as IHS notes, cable is far from dead. Cable channels have ramped up their original scripted offerings at the same time, and linear TV is still where most of the money is. Nevertheless, the largest players in the internet TV world are more than willing to drop some cash to get your eyeballs.”