Jul 20 • 54M

Netflix Saved by 'Stranger Things'

The streamer silences haters, but loses most U.S. subs ever in a quarter. Now what?

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Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos on the Netflix earnings call

The Netflix Q2 2022 subscriber numbers are in!  And… huh. No splat. What does the lack of a collapse — but not exactly successful April through June quarter — indicate about the state of the streaming business at the midway mark of 2022?Hosts Janice Min and Richard Rushfield are joined by Ankler contributor Sean McNulty, writer of the daily morning newsletter The Wakeup to dive into the numbers beneath the headlines, including increasing clouds on the U.S. horizon, what the picture looks like in Q3, and what to expect from the rest of the streaming service subscriber reports to come in the weeks ahead.

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