Love Is Blind Live Reunion: Netflix Offers Explanation For The Delay

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Love Is Blind Live Reunion

In recent times, the live reunion of the cast of Love Is Blind Season 4 has been one of the much-anticipated events on Netflix. For the unversed, let me inform you that this is a dating reality show series. The show first aired on the 13th of February 2020 and focuses on a unique concept. This show features single men and women who look for their life interests in this show. Till today, the show has aired four seasons and a fifth season is up next.

The fourth season aired on the 24th of March 2023 and witnessed huge popularity. In fact, some of the pairs which the show created are still living together. Of them, Tiffany Pennywell & Brett Brown read their marriage vows in May 2022 and they are still continuing together.

Apart from them, Chelsea Griffin & Kwame Appiah also tied the knot back in May 2022 and are still moving on together. Another such pair is that of Zack Goytowski & Bliss Poureetezadi. Therefore, when Netflix announced a live reunion of the cast members, the audience was seemingly overjoyed. However, as things stand at this point in time, the wait will be longer than expected. 

The Much Awaited Reunion

We already know that the craze around the reunion has been great among the fans of the show. As per the earlier schedule, Netflix was to air this reunion live on Sunday afternoon. However, the wait for the Sunday showdown has ended in vain, The culprit for this delay is certain technical issues.

Considering the hype building around the event, Netflix issued an official statement addressing the delay. In the tweet, Netflix apologised to the audience for the delay. They stated that due to some unforeseen technical issues, the live reunion will not be like what was planned earlier. Rather they stated that they will be filming the event and then that the recorded video will go on air on Monday. The revised time schedule as published by them is 3 p.m. ET. 

The Much Awaited Reunion

What Really Went On

As per the earlier schedule, the show was to start at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday. However, after a few minutes of the scheduled time, a tweet appeared from Netflix. The tweet stated that the event will begin 15 minutes after the scheduled time. Soon after this tweet, they also stated that the event would be something “worth the wait.” The screen on Netflix showed a message which stated that the show will be on air soon. However, the show was never aired on Sunday.

Netflix’s Issue With Live Streaming

What Really Went On

In the streaming business, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ and some others have achieved some success in live-streaming events. However, for Netflix, live-streaming has always been the Achilles’ heel. They are not in the habit to live stream events. Till now, they have live-streamed only one event on the 4th of March.  The show was Chris Rock: Selective Outrage. In fact, that live stream ran smoothly.

The only argument that Netflix offered about their resistance against live streaming is the high cost of sports live streaming. However, as the streaming platform started to lose subscribers in 2022, it started to experiment with live streaming. The recent failure with the reunion event seems to be in tune with the ongoing scenario of Netflix.

Popular reaction

The world waited eagerly for the live streaming of the Season 4 cast members of Love is Blind. Therefore, this delay and later postponement came as a shock to them. Naturally, they flooded social media platforms with their bitter and sharp reactions. In fact, New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among the angry fans. However, with the recorded stream to air on Monday at 3 p.m., the fans have pacified to some extent.

FAQs

1. When will Netflix air the Love is Blind season 4 cast reunion?

Netflix rescheduled the time to 3 p.m. on Monday.

2. What is the reason for the delay?

As Netflix claims, some technical issues caused the delay in the live streaming of the event.

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