Traditional TV has finally peaked, while digital thrives (NFLX, AMZN)
|12/23/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The number of original scripted series on cable and broadcast TV has declined for the first time since the metric has been tracked in 2009, according to FX Research.
While the total number of scripted original series actually increased by 8% year-over-year to 455 shows, all of that growth is due to the rise of online services. These services — Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Crackle, among others — more than doubled their output to 93 scripted shows in 2016.
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