Netflix Exec: ‘There’s No Such Thing as Too Much TV’
Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos fired back at FX CEO John Landgraf’s assertion that we’ve reached peak TV. “There’s no such thing as too much TV,” Sarandos said today at an industry luncheon. “Unless we’re all spending more and not watching more. That’s not the case. The number of television [hours] we’re watching is growing dramatically.”
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“Eventually,” he says, “they realized I was juggling two professions and told me I had to choose.”
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As Neil Genzlinger points out, “The television series with the most incisive take on the 21st-century economy returns for its third season on Thursday night, but it’s not from Bloomberg or CNBC. Look for it on Comedy Central. It’s called Nathan for You, and if its star, a Canadian comic named Nathan Fielder, wasn’t shortlisted for the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, he should have been. That prize just went to Angus Deaton of Princeton for improving the way some economic indicators are measured, but it could have gone to Mr. Fielder for illuminating the relationship between the economy and absurdity.” PLUS: Nathan For You is so dumb that it’s actually brilliant, SNL’s Kyle Mooney interviews Fielder, and here are Nathan For You’s best marketing stunts.