Netflix's drive to become a purveyor of original content could undercut its relationship with Hollywood studios as the streaming platform becomes more discriminating about the shows and movies it is willing to license, observers say. Netflix, which now has more U.S. subscribers than HBO, has offered studios and networks such as Viacom and CBS a steady stream of revenue, but analysts say the evolution of the streaming platform is changing that dynamic and will likely cause Hollywood to take a hit.

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