I guess you could say Netflix are becoming their own network to an extent, what with House of Cards airing solely online there.
I'm sure I've heard theoretically how such a Star Trek arrangement might work, but of course given it's a franchise & so tied up with Paramount & such, it'd be highly unlikely to happen through them. Maybe one day with their own studio though, online could be a possibility...
Oh ya I agree, Netflix is starting to do, they produce their own content. Next step is live streaming and viewer interactions I think.
I meant the major tv networks(CBS, ABC, NBC), they're going the way of kodak and the dodo bird if they continue to let things pass them by.