Netflix cancels ‘Love is Blind’ livestream after technical points and hour delay

Replace April 17, 2023, 3AM ET: After the dwell streaming debacle, Netflix Tweeted that “Love Is Blind: The Reunion” can be accessible to stream at 12PM PT/3 PM ET. 

Netflix had some severe points with the livestream of its “Love is Blind” reunion episode. We all the time knew the livestream can be messy, as actuality present reunions all the time are — however after a 75 minute delay, Netflix pulled the plug on the dwell present.

“We’re sorry we’re late. We’re now not dwell, however we at the moment are lastly right here!” Lachey mentioned when the present lastly aired.

Netflix addressed the debacle on its Twitter.

“We’re extremely sorry that the Love is Blind Dwell Reunion didn’t prove as we had deliberate. We’re filming it now and we’ll have it on Netflix as quickly as humanly doable,” the streamer mentioned.

Per Down Detector, greater than 10,000 customers reported errors accessing Netflix round 8 PM ET, the time that the reunion was slated to air. Netflix didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark, however the livestream itself displayed an error message, declaring: “There’s a difficulty with the livestream. Cling tight! We’re attempting to repair it as quickly as doable.”

At first, Netflix tweeted to inform customers that the stream can be delayed fifteen minutes. However the points weren’t resolved that quick.

It’s an inauspicious starting for the streaming community’s foray into dwell leisure. The “Love is Blind” reunion is Netflix’s second ever livestream, which would appear like a wise option to bolster its status as a vacation spot for dwell occasions — 30 million households watched the present’s first season, per Netflix’s inside viewing statistics. However after tonight’s delay and cancellation, “Love is Blind” followers is likely to be left feeling as annoyed as Kwame when he realized he’d have to maneuver to Seattle.

Naturally, followers chimed in with sassy feedback on-line… even Blockbuster, which apparently has a Twitter account.

Blockbuster tweeted at Netflix, “Keep in mind renting vhs’ from us. You could possibly begin it on time no drawback… That is what we get.”

So far as Netflix’s future livestream plans go, the streamer snagged streaming rights for the Screen Actor Guild Awards, starting subsequent 12 months.



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