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Netflix original programming is destroying Amazon's and Hulu's in comparison

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 02 Feb 2017 17:44 User comments (9)

Netflix original programming is destroying Amazon's and Hulu's in comparison Netflix in globally a streaming giant no one has managed to challenge. However, in the United States, there are few streaming services that could if not topple at least put pressure on Netflix. A new report from Parrot Analytics, though, suggests that Netflix is a force to be reckoned with in one specific category: original programs.
According to the analytics company the lead Netflix has in terms of original program viewership has only increased in the past 12 months. A steady growth has been met with largely stagnant competitors.

Amazon has managed to create some buzz in the last weeks of 2016 which might suggest that its highly anticipated car show The Grand Tour has been doing well. The Grand Tour of course being the show by former BBC's Top Gear trio. But one or two hit shows aren't going to be enough to challenge Netflix.

Netflix's last years original hit shows included Stranger Things, The OA, The Get Down, and Luke Cage.

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9 user comments

13.2.2017 11:45

Netflix shows are good...........so are ABC, NBC and CBS shows.

Yet people abandon their rationale and balanced thinking to simply jump aboard the "trend train". Just because Netflix is "new" and "popular" doesn't mean that the other channels become worse in quality.

Anyway, those binging on Netflix shows, Amazon shows, etc, are merely dumbing themselves down by watching the boob tube and separating from interacting with society.

23.2.2017 14:40

I prefer programming from Netflix, Amazon, and even youtube than the major networks.

34.2.2017 12:09

Originally posted by nu2duo:
I prefer programming from Netflix, Amazon, and even youtube than the major networks.
I could not agree more with you on that one. I cut the cord six years ago and I have become accustomed to not watching commercials. although Youtube is starting to get annoying. I understand that commercials are a necessary evil. But given a choice not to many would watch
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 Feb 2017 @ 7:01

44.2.2017 17:06

What is on netflix worth watching ? the movies & tv shows that have been made over the years must number in the thousands,yet netflix has an extremely limited library,so much so i cancelled the free trial after two weeks as i'd seen most of what was on offer.I thought the offerings were shite,hell even state side there's only 3000 on offer & i assume that's tv & movies combined.We here only get half that.Nup they gotta long way to go to draw me back


54.2.2017 19:59

Originally posted by scorpNZ:
What is on netflix worth watching ? the movies & tv shows that have been made over the years must number in the thousands,yet netflix has an extremely limited library,so much so i cancelled the free trial after two weeks as i'd seen most of what was on offer.I thought the offerings were shite,hell even state side there's only 3000 on offer & i assume that's tv & movies combined.We here only get half that.Nup they gotta long way to go to draw me back
LOL what's on Netflix worth watching? seriously bruh? I wonder why Netflix continues to grow and in so many countries. SMH

65.2.2017 13:34

In the past, I had a similar view of Netflix; once you've watched all the B movies, what's left? Once they started fielding their own content, however, that changed. And thing is, much of it is actually good.

I don't think you would've found "Luke Cage" on any of the traditional networks, or at least, not without extensive censorship and editing. Netflix is more an alternative to HBO/Cinemax/Starz/etc. than traditional network TV, and has a quite comparable cost to any single paid cable channel, with FAR more content.

I had HBO Now for a while, and for the same price, it's nowhere near Netflix's range of content.

75.2.2017 18:57

Lack of content was the problem.It appeared they put a few up movies/tv shows & never bothered to add more.You have to keep in mind the library we & the Australians get is severely limited.Its pathetic to have under 100 movies on offer.The tv shows were worse,i found it funny that the tv show Gotham has a "season two out now" last November


86.2.2017 12:35

Originally posted by nu2duo:
Originally posted by scorpNZ:
What is on netflix worth watching ? the movies & tv shows that have been made over the years must number in the thousands,yet netflix has an extremely limited library,so much so i cancelled the free trial after two weeks as i'd seen most of what was on offer.I thought the offerings were shite,hell even state side there's only 3000 on offer & i assume that's tv & movies combined.We here only get half that.Nup they gotta long way to go to draw me back
LOL what's on Netflix worth watching? seriously bruh? I wonder why Netflix continues to grow and in so many countries. SMH

I truly have to agree with Nu2duo. :)

96.2.2017 17:56

Originally posted by sikosrus:
Originally posted by nu2duo:
I prefer programming from Netflix, Amazon, and even youtube than the major networks.
I could not agree more with you on that one. I cut the cord six years ago and I have become accustomed to not watching commercials. although Youtube is starting to get annoying. I understand that commercials are a necessary evil. But given a choice not to many would watch
Try Google Play Music. You get Youtube Red for free which removes all Youtube ads. I switched from Spotify about 12 months ago and love it.

I also love that I could upload my own music that can't be found on streaming services (like Tool).

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