Is Netflix the New Television?

By Desiree Tran & Karim Aziz

With the immense popularity of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime or Google Play and the immediacy and convenience of choosing out of thousands of movies and whole seasons of your favourite show, one might wonder how the future of television is affected by this development.

Do people still watch television programs or is the heyday of television, of families gathering around their TV to watch their favourite programs, a sight of the past to be replaced by binge-watching and hour-long searches through the streaming service’s libraries? Continue reading