We may have liked the premiere episode of the new NBC alternate reality drama Kings, but sadly we were in the minority. The show's ratings were, apparently, almost Biblically bad.
Kings' Sunday bow had what the Hollywood Reporter calls "a devastating premiere," coming in as the lowest rated network show not just in its own timeslot, but for the entire night between 8 and 11pm; only six million viewers watched Ian McShane's debut turn as America's King Silas, all but guaranteeing that it'll disappear sooner rather than later. Maybe they should move it to Fridays; six million would've made it the fourth highest rated show of the evening last weekend.
Although Netflix contends that the service is intended to be only a complement to cable TV programming, it is undeniable that the two media competes fiercely for the same public. After all, anyone who can spend money on a paid television system is also usually willing to invest in a broadband connection. In this scenario, the streaming service appears as an increasing threat to channels that provide exclusive content for payment. After all, not only is Netflix available for a large number of devices, but it has enough content to compete with the library of titles of any world-renowned network. Read more
Neighbors on the map yet completely different when it comes to content. The jealousy between the two countries is often exaggerated but when it comes to Netflix, it’s all too real. Therefore, more Canadians are pretending to be Americans than ever, but it’s only so they can watch better Netflix. Read more
When you’re feeling depressed, anxious or crippled by fear… it seems like there’s no escape. If you’re suffering from mental disorders or want to find out how to detox from meth you should look for an experienced rehab center. Else there is nothing in the world that helps – so why even bother. That’s why there are certain films that seemed to be made for sufferers. Here are 10 movies that will inspire you to gain control of yourself. Read more