Stephen King seems oblivious to the ongoing content purge by demanding TV shows to be added to streaming

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Author Stephen King is seen on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Based on recent developments, Disney decided it wasn’t going to sweep its failed original under the rug after the streaming service added older content, but rather wipe it off the face of the planet entirely. Somehow, though Stephen King is hoping someone will listen to his latest demands.

As the streaming wars continue to heat up, various combatants have found themselves in a situation where insanely expensive movies and TV shows serve no tangible purpose within years of their initial release, which may be short and questionable. give birth to. Long term strategy in play.

Warwick Davis in 'Willow'
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Finally, The Mouse House’s Hugely Expensive Legacy Sequel Series willow and $125 million literary fantasy Artemis Fowl will soon be tossed into the abyss and never be seen or heard from again, while Netflix regularly spends big on spectacular blockbusters that dominate conversation for a week or two before rapidly fading from memory.

Of course, it’s worth pointing out that King has set his sights much lower than that, with a soap opera that spanned 28 seasons and a whopping 7420 episodes before ending in 1984 is currently the object of his desire.

Ironically, the horror icon has little chance of getting her wish. edge of the night aired on CBS from 1956 to 1975, which could theoretically see it end up on Paramount Plus. However, the remainder of the show’s run was spent on ABC, which is currently under the Disney umbrella. If the company doesn’t have time for its recent batch of exclusives, a series that went off the air nearly 40 years ago won’t be a priority despite having such a high-profile backer.

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