Frank Underwood in airplane mode? Piper Chapman on the train? No problem says Netflix. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
NEW YORK — Netflix is continuing its quest to dominate television.
With 87 million subscribers in 190 territories, it has 30 series in production or development, and next year plans to double — to 1,000 hours — the amount of original programming, chief content officer Ted Sarandos said at the UBS Global Media conference Monday.
Its next frontier: More unscripted programming, with 20 new shows such as Ultimate Beastmaster, an obstacle-course competition series (think American Ninja Warrior) featuring contestants and announcers from six countries.
Exclusive series are the streaming service’s top priority. Netflix is often…