This year, both companies are walking away winners.
- Amazon, in particular has elevated its original video brand with two of three wins at the Golden Globes, beating out Netflix in both of the categories in which they were competing.
Transparent, a show about a transgender parent turned out to be a significant player for Amazon.
The shows star, Jeffrey Tambor, won Best Actor in a TV comedy (beating out Ricky Gervais for Netflix’s Derek). Transparent also won for best comedy series against Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black, HBO’s Girls and Silicon Valley.
- Netflix, had a fine night, too. The media streaming company was nominated in seven different major categories, including Best Comedy and Best Drama in Television.
Read more: Of course, these big wins add even more credibility to the media streaming companies.
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