Much ink has been spilt about Netflix's decision to release every episode of its original series at once. In making Hollywood reevaluate the way it distributes television, it is what those in Silicon Valley like to call “disruptive”
Yet all Netflix is doing is letting people decide how they want to watch. In the case of some shows, it allowed people to forget about them quickly — or never hear about them at all.
With “House of Cards,” it's been a huge successs.