– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Netflix has brought with it a whole new world of content consumption. All of a sudden, audiences are expecting to be able to binge full seasons of shows all at once. And there is a lot of to love about that for sure. But as time has gone on, there has been a return to an appreciation of the week-to-week strategy. Not only does it lead to more water cooler discussion, but it keeps shows in the cultural zeitgeist for a longer period.

I have personally been pushing for streamers to split the difference. Show us two to three episodes upfront and then do it week-to-week. In the case of the upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian, it looks like Disney+ will be taking a similar approach, airing the first episode on a Tuesday and a second on a Friday before doing week to week, as confirmed by Disney Wishful.

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Here is the reported schedule:

  • #101- November 12 (season premiere)
  • #102- November 15
  • #103- November 22
  • #104- November 29
  • #105- December 6
  • #106- December 13
  • #107- December 18
  • #108 – December 27 (season finale)

So, what do you think of this release strategy? Do you think it’s a smarter way to do it? Should they do more than two episodes in the first week? Let us know your thoughts down below!

The Mandalorian premieres on November 12, 2019.

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SOURCE: Disney Wishful

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.