Stranger Things: Why Season 3 Is Coming So Late After Season 2

Things have been changing in the world of television for some time now. It used to be that you could walk away from the show when its season ended in spring and be treated to the start of a whole new season just a few months later when fall rolled around. Sure, that’s still the case with many network shows, but even then, shows are being turned around in a less reliable time frame as they become more ambitious and story-centric.

One key company at least partially responsible for that is Netflix. With their streaming platform, they encouraged the idea of binge-watching, and with it came television shows more focused on story than ever before. With the increased emphasis on story came the increased ambition of what can be accomplished over the course of a season.

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Nowadays, big-budget shows take anywhere from one to two full years per season, and Netflix’s Stranger Things is no different. Season 2 hit the streaming service last Halloween, and sadly, the next one isn’t due out until summer of next year? Why the delay?

Speaking at the TV Critics Assoc. summer press tour, Netflix VP of original content Cindy Holland said:

“It’s a handcrafted show. [Exec producers] The Duffer brothers and Shawn Levy have worked really hard, and they understand the stakes are high. They want to deliver something bigger and better than what they did last year. And so they really want to take the time to get it right. I think it’s going to be a fantastic season. It’s gonna be worth the wait.”

What do you think of these comments from Holland? Are you okay with shows generally taking much longer to get made, so long as the quality stays high, or are you still an old-school TV fan who loves the consistent of the standard TV seasons? Sound off down below!

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SOURCE: TVLine

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