Netflix is reportedly cooking up a '60 Minutes'-style news show

From Engadget - March 14, 2018

Netflix is "proceeding with caution," the source says, because the streaming giant knows news talk shows can be expensive and yet underperform financially. It's apparently looking for ways to make it economically viable without having to compromise its production and the integrity of its news gathering operation.

The company did not confirm the source's report, and not everyone's optimistic about its possible new venture. Pivotal Research analyst Jeff Wlodarczak told MarketWatch that Netflix's shows are mostly evergreen -- you can watch then months or years later and still find them interesting -- unlike current affairs offerings.


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