Netflix cancels ‘Love is Blind’ livestream after technical points and hour delay
Netflix had some critical points with the livestream of its “Love is Blind” reunion episode. We at all times knew the livestream could be messy, as actuality present reunions at all times are — however after a 75 minute delay, Netflix pulled the plug on the reside present.
“We’re sorry we’re late. We’re now not reside, however we at the moment are lastly right here!” Lachey mentioned when the present lastly aired.
Netflix addressed the debacle on its Twitter.
“We’re extremely sorry that the Love is Blind Stay Reunion didn’t end up as we had deliberate. We’re filming it now and we’ll have it on Netflix as quickly as humanly attainable,” the streamer mentioned.
Per Down Detector, greater than 10,000 customers reported errors accessing Netflix round 8 PM ET, the time that the reunion was slated to air. Netflix didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark, however the livestream itself displayed an error message, declaring: “There’s a problem with the livestream. Cling tight! We’re making an attempt to repair it as quickly as attainable.”
At first, Netflix tweeted to inform customers that the stream could be delayed fifteen minutes. However the points weren’t resolved that quick.
It’s an inauspicious starting for the streaming community’s foray into reside leisure. The “Love is Blind” reunion is Netflix’s second ever livestream, which would appear like a sensible solution to bolster its repute as a vacation spot for reside occasions — 30 million households watched the present’s first season, per Netflix’s inner viewing statistics. However after tonight’s delay and cancellation, “Love is Blind” followers could be left feeling as pissed off as Kwame when he realized he’d have to maneuver to Seattle.
Naturally, followers chimed in with sassy feedback on-line… even Blockbuster, which apparently has a Twitter account.
Blockbuster tweeted at Netflix, “Keep in mind renting vhs’ from us. You would begin it on time no downside… That is what we get.”
So far as Netflix’s future livestream plans go, the streamer snagged streaming rights for the Screen Actor Guild Awards, starting subsequent 12 months.
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