When the CD was born, with its 74 minutes of music, compared to 46 for vinyl, the industry’s first concern was not being able to offer more songs on a single disc (which could eventually even lower the price of the old double vinyl). discs). , or the sound quality of the new records: it was to reissue old hits in a new format; the content was the same, the packaging was different.
Years later -and without bothering to list the absurd number of times that the back cover of publishers’/producers’ catalogs was reissued when technologies such as DVD or Blu-Ray appeared- the process was repeated with the transmission: Netflix’s great initial struggle was to have access to the large catalogues, to be able to show the Seinfelds of this world. Its novelty was to be the first portable television, without ads, without having to wait a week to see the new chapter – a video store non-stop 24 hours a day on PC or smartphone; Being a break, he could have used it to create works that were revolutionary; but nothing sells as well as what already sells well, so quality and artistic innovation were not on the priority list.
While it didn’t get the big catalogues, and didn’t have a big enough compelling library, Netflix was forced, as they say today, to create content. Literally forced – sausages to be stuffed, to convey the idea that there was plenty to choose from. Those galleries where the images of the series and movies that are just a click away appear? Well, it was necessary to fill those galleries with something that looked good.
Their chosen tactic was bulletproof: shoot in every possible and imaginable direction and use the data to understand what worked, understand what subscribers liked, which led to the discovery and nauseating exploration of everything that Succeeded: “Narcos” Caught In? He then proceeds to a succession of gruesome series of true crime🇧🇷 you specials by Louis CK available only on the comic’s website were they a hit? So let’s pay out endless millions to every meco that made grandma laugh and fill the platform with specials of comedy, a barrage of specialsso many but so many that they ended up taking away what was special in a special🇧🇷
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