Netflix sending a 20-pound box of DVD screeners may have led to TV Academy to scrap the screener practice
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos hated sending out all those DVD screeners, but the problem was he had to keep up with his competitors. "It was a game of Screener Chicken, and no one wanted to blink," he said last year. That's where the TV Academy decided to step in and get rid of DVD screeners altogether.
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