"Netflix (NFLX) has exploded the old broadcast television format," says Tero Kuittinen,...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Netflix (NFLX) has exploded the old broadcast television format," says Tero Kuittinen, discussing the implications of Arrested Development's use of a unique/complex episode structure. "Entire 10-episode cycles can be created in a way that makes them far more elaborate and tightly plotted than anything network television can handle." There could also be implications here for Amazon. Though reviews weren't great, one study pegged AD's opening weekend viewing at 3x that of  the acclaimed House of Cards. Also: NPD estimates Netflix had an 89% share of Q1 U.S. subscription TV show streaming activity; Hulu had 10%, and Amazon Prime (AMZN) just 2%.