Streaming TV is Should be something you do to relax. But these days you might have a drink, kick your foot, and sit there paralyzed by a fire hose of viewing options. With so many shows and services of varying quality, the streaming ecosystem has become bloated. Now, some streaming giants are beginning to succumb to their own weight.
this week in Gadget LabWired senior editor Angela Whatkert and senior writer Kate Nibbs join us to discuss how streaming has become such a quagmire, and where it’s headed from here.
Read Kate’s story about how reality TV became a parody. Read Angela’s story about the streaming service’s obsession with franchise series. And check out all the stories in the WIRED series “Why We Hate Streaming.”
Angela recommends this show First kill. Kate Recommends Molly Lambert’s Podcast Heidi World. Mike recommends Justwatch.com.Lauren recommends Elon Musk’s Crash Coursea documentary New York TimesFX and Hulu.
Angela Watercutter can be found on Twitter @@water slicer. Kate Nibbs is @blade. Lauren Goode is @Lauren Goode. Michael Carroll is @Snack Wars. Bling Main Line @Gadget Lab. The show is hosted by Boone Ashworth (@boney ashworth). Our theme music is from Solar Keys.
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