…Okay, I’ma save some of you…
Whatever you do… do NOT watch the Grey’s Anatomy finale and the Vampire Diaries finale on the same night… For some of you, this warning is a little late, but if not, PLEASE… save yourself and the kleenex population in your home. Give yourself some recovery time from one to the next… at least 24 hours.
For those of you that have seen the Vampire Diaries finale, first of all, halfway through the “cure” pass back and forth, I called it… I knew who was going to get it… and if the writers make me feel sorry for that person in the next season, like I have a feeling they are…? Well… I’ll never forgive them. I already seriously want Klauroline to be a thing… a real, for real thing… Only time I like Klaus is when he’s with Caroline. I still don’t feel sorry for him, which is a testament to how great of an actor JoMo is…
…and April’s reaction when she thought Jackson was in the bus? Heart explosion.
Being a political junkie, I have waited patiently for Kevin Spacey’s new original Netflix Drama, House of Cards, and every time I go to the site, there’s no place to remind me, email me, what have you, of the date that episodes will come available. I can’t put it in my “Instant Queue”, I’m guessing I have to wait until February 1st, to do so? This is kind of poor planning, isn’t it? Aren’t you planning for failure. Where’s the opportunity for people to say, “OH! Kevin Spacey is in a new online original show, let me subscribe to it now so I can see it when it becomes available!”
As it is, you’re asking the average consumer to be so wowed by a trailer that they will forget about their daily lives and mark down 1 February 2013 as a MUST SEE day for the debut of this show. Speaking as one of your consumers who does want to see this show, I all but forgot about it until just a moment ago. In fact, earlier this evening I was wondering when the new “political” show that Kevin Spacey was supposed to be in would be on, but I couldn’t tell you what it was called, and I knew I’d have to search Google to find out, and… as much as I wanted to watch it, I didn’t do it just then. For me, I’m just wondering how many people you’ve lost who saw any amount of marketing or publicity you’ve already done for this show, went, “Wow! That sounds amazing!” and had no way to set a future notification up.
This sounds like something you should probably fix if you’re going to look into expanding into further original programming.
Just a thought,