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Streaming TV is having an existential crisis, and viewers can tell

By Travis M. Andrews

07 Sep 2022 · 10 min read

Editor's Note

WaPo looks at the problems with streaming TV services from the creators' and subscribers' perspective and analyses why this industry is facing an existential crisis.

The morning after she gave birth last month, Lindsay Katai was in the hospital's postpartum room with her new baby when her fiance stumbled on some bad news on Twitter. " 'Oh no,' he said. 'They removed "Infinity Train" from HBO Max.' "

"And that's how I found out," Katai said.

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