Jun 20, 2017

Netflix lets children pull TV show strings

Netflix is launching two interactive children's TV shows that let audiences determine the on-screen action. In addition to the special episode of Puss in Book - subtitled Trapped in an Epic Tale - Netflix is making an interactive episode of the stop-motion series Buddy Thunderstruck available. At present Netflix has no plans for adult-themed choice-based shows, nor has it committed itself to making further examples for children. Netflix is far from being the first to develop interactive programming. An interactive cookery show developed by the BBC. The broadcaster's R&D team also created a drama whose plot could be shaped in real time to suit each viewer's personality.

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