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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is hardly the Albanian army anymore. The digital video veteran is becoming a media powerhouse, forcing the entertainment industry to pay close attention to the company.

And they do.

This earnings season is winding down, with just a few big names left to report results. So far, no less than 43 management teams have mentioned Netflix in their earnings calls with Wall Street analysts.

In your service, I dug into these earnings calls to find this quarter's five most interesting and enlightening views on Netflix around the entertainment industry. Let me tell you, whittling it all down to just five choices was no easy task. "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead," said Mark Twain once.

So let's compose a short letter about Netflix-focused statements by Dreamworks Animation SKG (NASDAQ:DWA), TeleTech (NASDAQ:TTEC), Lionsgate Films (NYSE:LGF-A), Cablevision Systems (UNKNOWN:CVC.DL), and DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH).

In the slideshow below, you'll find what they said -- and why investors should care.