However, it seems the streaming service turned production studio has mostly excelled at drama and dark comedy — the top rated original shows on Netflix features threesomes, lesbian sex, murder, and prison stabbings as vital plot points. In short, not exactly kid-friendly programming. Now Netflix aims to change that and capture the one viewer market that it’s been missing out on: kids.
It seems that Netflix is aiming to change all that with their most recent hire. As first reported by Deadline, Netflix has brought in Brian Wright, formerly senior vice president of live-action development and Nickelodeon. During his time at Nickelodeon, Wright was responsible for developing programs like “Big Time Rush,” “Victorious,” and “Marvin Marvin” starring YouTuber Lucas Cruikshank. Netflix hopes Wright will bring that same magic touch to the streaming service overseeing the production of original live-action, animated and pre-school programming aimed at kids under the Netflix Kids banner.
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