The need for original series becomes a lifeblood for streaming services, where the new is mixed in with the familiar in order to keep a rolling interest for subscribers.Amazon
's monopoly on the online shopping market is well-documented, its reach over the world massive and consuming.
Deep inside its many webs, however, is a streaming service with riches of content, a place filled with television series for larger scale and smaller scale audiences alike.
At its inception, the Prime Video initiative began with something akin to network pilot season, where pilots were commissioned and, based on popularity, would some time later become series.
It's a novel idea, to leave one's pilot season down to the audience, but one with some flaws.
Some pilots struggled with their footing out of the gate, and some simply faded away. The major issue, however, came in the wait time between pilot and the remainder of the season,