Ever notice how some TV shows, after a great first season, feel super long and bloated come season two? Well, on Friday I went LONG on House of the Dragon analysis. Way long. Stranger Things season four part II long. Given how messy the data is (especially compared to top
Who Was More Magical: Obi-Wan Kenobi or Ms. Marvel? And Foreign film Failures III: The Revenge of the Failures
Did you know that the week of this report—remember, covering the week starting Monday 11-July—was “Shark Fest” on NatGeo and Disney+? This is, of course, very similar to the Discovery Channels’s much more famous “Shark Week”, which started the week of 25-July. I’m sure National Geographic channel just happened to
If there’s anything critics love complaining about, it’s that there’s too many sequels. Well, guess what, I got “sequel-itis” too! This week, a follow-up to our blockbuster segment, “Foreign Film Failures”… [As a reminder, if you want to keep getting the Streaming Ratings Report each week, sign up on Substack.
It’s not often my two worlds of data and strategy combine. But credit to Netflix for delivering a story that did just that last week. They announced that going forward they’ll release forty data points each week—twenty for film and TV, split into English and non-English language lists. And they