The “skip” feature isn’t new to Netflix. In 2017, the platform introduced its Skip Intro button
, which allowed users to — you guessed it — bypass a show’s introduction credits and theme songs. It saved audiences precious minutes and became a crucial aspect of watching Netflix. Not all Netflix technology has been user-approved, however. Last year, Netflix debuted Instant Rewind which allowed users to rewatch a scene, but it was found to be distracting
Robbie Praw, Netflix’s director of original standup comedy programming, told CNN that the company was “thrilled he was able to take advantage of the Netflix experience in such a funny and innovative way.”
It’s not likely many Meyers fans will skip the political comedy
, as the host is known for taking shots at the President from behind the desk of Late Night
. Meyers’ critique of Trump dates back to 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner when he wisecracked about the (at the time) reality star and real estate mogul.
*First Published: Nov 5, 2019, 1:01 pm