An Amazon Studios executive claims “we’re getting chewed up” by viewers who apparently don’t care for shows that push the transgender agenda.
The Wall Street Journal reports Amazon is struggling to compete in the online video entertainment industry, despite the company’s dominance of retail.
One of the top failures is the Transparent series, which has been widely praised by media critics, is registering under one million viewers. It seems that viewers would rather not tune in for a transgender “full-frontal nude scene” or “groin anomaly” that have been featured in the show’s 4th season that premiered last month.
With more-and-more cable subscribers deciding to “cut-the-cord,” the competition for online entertainment streaming has never been higher. Yet, rivals Netflix and Hulu appear to be leading the field as both of these companies “won bigtime (Emmy) awards this season.”
According to the Journal, Amazon is looking into programming changes that will “shift away from so-called hipster shows” to focus on “content with wider appeal, like sci-fi and spy fiction.”
Perhaps providing content that doesn’t push the transgender narrative and focuses more on what audiences want to see would be a good start righting the ship at Amazon Studios.