The Truth About Netflix's 'House of Cards'

Monday, February 17, 2014

Screen shot of Netflix promotional image for "House of Cards." (Netflix)

Early Friday morning, Netflix released the entire second season of its show "House of Cards."

Though Netflix refuses to release the viewership numbers, when looking at the hype online, the fan campaign to get the series released early, and the estimates by one internet provider that 15 percent of their Netflix subscribers watched the show over the weekend, it's safe to say that the show is a hit.

And it's not just regular folks like us who enjoy Kevin Spacey and the ruthless Washington insider he plays—politicians have also confessed to loving the show.

But just how realistic is the show about a corrupt majority whip?

A real former whip—Congressman David Bonior—joins us today to share his insights.

Guests:

Congressman David Bonior

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer and Jillian Weinberger

Editors:

T.J. Raphael

Comments [1]

Rita Lasar from manhattan

do you really think your exchange with bonier was informativ or interesting? it was just blather.

Feb. 17 2014 03:43 PM

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