TV: Too Big to Fail? Sold Out
In the world of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney, Apple and other giant streamers, is the game up for linear television as we know it? What are the economic models at play here and will more pressure come on publicly funded state broadcasters as they shed viewers? Will the future be better quality shows at a competitive price range or are subscribers to these platforms in for a nasty shock? Are the platforms themselves financially secure? What’s the effect on independent film and will theatres struggle to survive? Join Irish Times Arts Editor, Hugh Linehan, together with digital expert Peter Antonioni as they tease out these issues with comedian, Des Bishop.