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The nationwide lockdown in India has meant an end to social activities — such as eating out, going to the theatre, or meeting friends.
Mindy Kaling has liberated the second-generation Indian American from the hyphenated identity. Much like Priyanka Chopra did in Quantico.
Jenji Kohan, creator of ‘Weeds’ & ‘Orange Is the New Black’, is producing ‘Social Distance’, a comedy in which actors will film themselves from their homes.
The new Disney+ service has surpassed 50 million subscribers in just five months, a faster pace than predicted while three other new video services will arrive this quarter.
Nearly 16 million users signed up for Netflix subscriptions in the first quarter of the year and most of those streaming converts came in March due to Covid-19.
Netflix has already finished production on almost all of its slate for this year, and has also finished filming many programmes for next year.
The rise of Netflix and inspired copycat services has made studios and cable programmers shift some focus to streaming apps & away from theaters and traditional TV audiences.
Tiger King is so alien to the Indian ways of life that it perhaps ends up comforting us at a time when the reality isn’t that inspiring, especially in lockdown.
According to an industry survey, users are spending around 12% more time on online streaming platforms during the lockdown period than they did before.
As housebound viewers devour more content than ever, new shows and movies aren’t getting made for Netflix and other streaming services.