Netflix is ​​reportedly working on live streaming

Netflix may be expanding into live streaming.According to from deadlineNetflix is ​​currently developing live options for stand-up comedy and other live content.

as pointed out deadlinesupport for live streaming could open up the possibility of a Netflix live reunion, like the one recently hosted by the real estate reality show sell sunsetas well as enabling live voting for contest programming.

Netflix can also use this feature to stream live comedy specials. This year, Netflix hosted its first live comedy festival called “Netflix Is a Joke Fest.” The Los Angeles-based event spanned several days and featured more than 130 popular comedians including Ali Wong, Bill Burr, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney and more. Netflix will begin streaming some of the shows it has taped at the event later this month and in June, but a live option will let subscribers at home watch the show as it unfolds (that is, if Netflix chooses to bring the festival back next year) .

We don’t know much about the upcoming feature so far, and Netflix didn’t immediately respond edgerequest for comment. One of Netflix’s biggest rivals, Disney Plus, has entered the livestreaming space. In February, Disney Plus streamed live performances of the Oscars, a first for the service. It has also become the new home of the Celebrity Dance Competition series, dancing with the starswill debut on the platform later this year as a live series.

In Netflix’s latest earnings report, the streaming service reported losing subscribers for the first time in more than 10 years, while Disney Plus managed to add 7.9 million new subscribers in the first quarter of 2022. To help deal with declining revenue and users, Netflix has hinted that it may crack down on password sharing, as well as add cheaper ad-supported streaming options.

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