On-demand services are wonderful, but schedule programming is an EVENT.
I realize that the whole point of Netflix is that the entire service is on-demand, so you can watch whatever you want, whenever you want. That's all fine and dandy, but I think they should have scheduled programming too.
When I was in grade school, Tuesdays were special; that's when Happy Days came on. The next day, everyone in class talked about it. Although none of us watched it together, Tuesdays at 8m belonged to us. It was an event we all shared together.
That's what's missing from on-demand services like Netflix, an event. Now that they have original programming, they need to schedule specific times for first run episodes to run, so everyone in the country can watch at the same time. They ca... [More]
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