(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)
Lately I have found myself watching more Netflix than television. Yes the content is limited (but growing) and it is on my schedule (which usually means just before I go to sleep).
Netflix and others are making a series bid to disrupt the lucrative cable television business, with Netflix recently taking the step of investing in original content with serious Hollywood talent.
MG Siegler writes a convincing piece that the Netflix business model could do better by bringing back shows which failed on network television, but have a devoted cult following. The example he uses, and the numbers seem to add up, is Firefly.
<<Editor’s Note: That crash you just heard was Greg diving on to his laptop to subscribe to Netflix.>>
Netflix as a super-on-my-schedule HBO on steroids which allows me to cancel cable sounds great to me. Just please oh please bring these guys back: