NATPE Survey: More Scripted TV Is Coming

Streaming services will lead the way, responders say

Even with the current bumper crop of scripted programming on TV, and potential cutbacks in production spending ahead, a majority (54%) of the members of the National Association of Television Program Executives who answered a survey said they believe the number of scripted shows on TV will increase over the next two years.

They also believe the quality of scripted shows will increase (47% agree) and that production budgets will decline (45%).

A bigger majority (75%) believe the increase in new scripted shows will be led by streaming services including Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu. 

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