At this point there isn’t anything new or novel about Netflix, Hulu or Disney+. In fact there are many other streaming services; to list would take too much space in this column.
What is new is while this new format for distribution of entertainment has matured, new and exciting types of entertainment content is being created. Streaming services offer something regular cable could never – unlimited time.
What I mean by this is before a TV channel could only air one program at a time. In other words, only 24 hours of content in a day. The number of TV channels proliferated, many of which became very niche, but still there was a limit. Your cable company would bundle different types of channels together and you basically had