Long gone are the days of the studios' monopoly on quality content. In 2020, Netflix will spend $17 billion on original content compared to $4 billion for HBO. And Netflix lavish spending is producing some quality shows--Netflix won 27 Primetime Emmys in 2019 versus 34 for HBO.
A shrewd political operator and her money laundering husband flee Chicago for the Ozarks. Like the Americans or House of Cards, the series depicts a couple fighting against a sense of impending doom. Refreshing to have a crime drama set outside of LA or New York for a change.