By Dr. Laura Wilhelm
Favorite Crime Drama Series–Wentworth
Favorite Family Drama Series–Sweet Tooth
Favorite FBI Drama Series–Mindhunter
Favorite Historical Drama Series–The Crown
Favorite Horror Drama Series–Lucifer
Favorite International Drama Series–The Borgias
Favorite Political Drama Series–Designated Survivor
Favorite Sci Fi Drama Series–Black Mirror
Favorite Animated Series–Blood of Zeus
Favorite Comedy Series–The Good Place
Favorite Documentary Series–Genius of the Ancient and Modern World
Favorite Musical Series–Pose
Favorite Reality Series–Jeopardy
Favorite Animated Film–none
Favorite Classic Film–Rocky
Favorite Comedy Film–The Disaster Artist
Favorite Contemporary Film–Dallas Buyers Club
Favorite Crime Film–The Lincoln Lawyer
Favorite Cult Film–To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar
Favorite Documentary Film–Black Hole Apocalypse
Favorite Family Film–Stand and Deliver
Favorite Historical Film–Troy
Favorite Horror Film–Se7en
Favorite International Film–Rebecca
Favorite Musical Film–The Producers
Favorite Political Film–The Queen
Favorite Romantic Film–Mystic Pizza
Favorite Sci Fi Film–A Clockwork Orange
Favorite TV Series Actor–Jeremy Irons, The Borgias and John Lithgow, the Crown
Favorite TV Series Actress–Pamela Rabe, Wentworth
Favorite Film Actor–Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club and James and Dave Franco, The Disaster Artist
Favorite Film Actress–Helen Mirren, The Queen
Favorite TV Series Ensemble–The Crown and Mindhunter
Favorite Film Ensemble–Se7en
Favorite TV Series Director–David Fincher, Mindhunter
Favorite Film Director–David Fincher, Se7en
Favorite TV Series Cinematography–The Borgias and The Crown
Favorite Film Cinematography–Se7en
Favorite TV Series Costumes–The Borgias, Medici, and The Crown
Favorite Film Costumes–Troy
Favorite TV Series Production Design–The Crown
Favorite Film Production Design–The Lincoln Lawyer
Favorite TV Series Script–Lucifer
Favorite Film Script–The Disaster Artist
Favorite TV Series Soundtrack–The Crown
Favorite Film Soundtrack–The Lincoln Lawyer
Favorite TV Series Tonal Effects–The Crown, Lucifer, and Mindhunter
Favorite Film Tonal Effects–Blade Runner, The Lincoln Lawyer, and Se7en
Favorite Netflix Content Creator–Ryan Murphy
Favorite Netflix Regular–Darren Criss
At Netflix, we want to entertain the world. Whatever your taste, and no matter where you live, we give you access to best-in-class TV shows, movies and documentaries. Our members control what they want to watch, when they want it, with no ads, in one simple subscription. We’re streaming in more than 30 languages and 190 countries, because great stories can come from anywhere and be loved everywhere. We are the world’s biggest fans of entertainment, and we’re always looking to help you find your next favorite story.
In 1997, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph had an idea to rent DVDs by mail. They tested the concept by mailing themselves a DVD. The DVD arrived intact, and the idea for Netflix was born.
In 1999, the Netflix subscription service debuts, offering members unlimited DVD rentals without due dates, late fees, or monthly rental limits.
In 2007, streaming is introduced, allowing members to instantly watch series and films.
In 2008, Netflix partners with consumer electronics brands to allow streaming on Xbox 360, Blu-ray players and TV set-top boxes.
In 2009, after nearly three years and 40,000 submissions, the $1 million Netflix Prize is awarded to the team Bellkor’s Pragmatic Chaos for improving the accuracy of recommendations by 10%. Streaming partnerships expand to internet connected TVs as membership surpasses 10 million. The Netflix Culture Deck is published.
In 2021, membership surpasses 200 million. Netflix releases its first-ever film and series diversity study, in conjunction with the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, and announces plans to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2022.