Netflix’s only hope is to advertise

A recent Wall Street Journal article, “Netflix Fights to Keep Its Most Watched Shows: ‘Friends’ and ‘The Office,” shared that only two of the top 10 shows on Netflix were original to the streaming service. Those shows were Ozark and Orange is the New Black, and they weren’t the most popular of the top 10. The three most-viewed shows on Netflix were The Office, Friends, and Gray’s Anatomy.

On an earnings call the previous week, Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos claimed that the service’s original series are, “the shows that our members most value us for, and…