Disney's streaming service has price and structural advantages, analysts say.
Peloton, Netflix and others have to predict how their customers will behave. But amid pandemic disruption, it's an uphill battle.
Selling ads and spacing out episodes for shows are a couple of methods the service is trying.
"Productions have to start making choices" due to inflation and supply snags, says Winston Cho of The Hollywood Reporter.
In the writers room and elsewhere, showrunners play key roles in TV production, but changes in the entertainment industry could make them harder to find.
Netflix has held out, in part because it fears damaging relationships with subscribers, one expert ways.
It's adding a small fee to accounts with extra users, focusing on Latin America. In a competitive industry, it has to tread lightly.
Sound has a "powerful ability to prime your brain for what's coming,” said Dallas Taylor, host of a podcast about sound.
Deloitte Global predicts that at least 150 million paid streaming service subscriptions will be canceled globally in 2022.
A dedicated e-commerce hub will sell merchandise for Netflix's most popular shows, including a "Stranger Things" cassette player.