According to the latest report by Deadline a Hollywood news site, Netflix would expand through an option of diretta streaming. With this, Netflix plans to offer content in the form of TV specials. standing comedy, dating live, like those of the real estate reality show Selling Sunset. I would also take advantage of the latter to perform votes live in competitive programs.
Netflix Live, announced in 2017 as a corporate joke
According to Deadline, if Netflix takes the step to offer live streaming content, it is very likely that it will hold live meetings and voting, although its main interest appears to fall on the standing comedy. In fact, this year Netflix held its first live comedy festival called party of jokes. This festival was held in Los Angeles where more than 130 comics popular, like Ali Wong or Johan Mulaney; for all several days. Of this event, Netflix plans to air portions of it later this month through June, offering a live option so that users can follow the shows as they unfold.
However, this would only be possible if Netflix decided to continue with the festival next year and support its live content. On the other hand, Disney Plusits main rival, has already taken the step to enter the live, given that in February it broadcasts the Academy Awards. Additionally, Disney Plus announced that its celebrity dance competition series, dancing with the Starswill premiere as a series inhabit on its platform by the end of this year. Furthermore, it should be added that Disney Plus got 7.9 million new users in the first quarter of 2022.
Therefore, we have one Netflixthat not only has lost subscribers per first time in more than one of each; but it is also behind in its functions in the face of increasingly tough competition. This is somewhat curious, since the last time we saw an official announcement from Netflix itself about live streaming, it was for the April Fool’s Day 2017with Netflix live. We will conclude by recalling Netflix’s measures to overcome this situation, which will be a cheaper streaming option with advertising and taking measures on sharing passwords, in order to obtain more revenues.