Netflix’s northern exposure
Streaming media provider aims to get people to turn off TVs and watch original shows like ‘Lilyhammer’ online
Netflix is using its new series “Lilyhammer’’ as bait, hoping to lure TV viewers to move from cable and over-the-air broadcasts to watching shows on the internet. Everyone has jumped into this pool: Apple, streaming video for iTunes; Hulu, the internet aggregator; even as I started writing this piece, Verizon and Redbox, the DVD-kiosk people, announced a streaming video service. They are building it - will we come?.