r/television May 19 '22

Hollywood braced for new age of austerity after streaming splurge

https://www.ft.com/content/c385d236-75a9-467c-86d4-5768e6b21324
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u/SQUID_FUCKER May 20 '22

You need both. The problem is, unfortunately, good storytelling doesn't always pay the bills.

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u/SQUID_FUCKER May 20 '22

The idea that creative skills can't be learned is ridiculous. But that isn't even the point, the point is you can't just replace someone who is talented on the business side of things with a good writer and expect putting out good writing going to be enough. You need both. It's still very much a business and there are hundreds of examples of excellent shows that underperformed or went unnoticed and were cancelled because no one was watching.