“You can sit there and f–ing talk to a guy who will say yes or no because he doesn’t have to go through four steps and then wait a month for a bunch of executives to go to Cancun or wherever so they can all sit around singing ‘Kumbaya’ and looking at tape together like the networks have to do. It’s not done by committee at Netflix; it’s done by gut.” Netflix can act quickly when it comes to approving shows. They can also spend big. And their next move is into reality TV. (Don’t blame the messenger…)

+ Netflix is releasing a stand-up comedy special each week for the rest of 2017.