Pete Davidson’s SNL skit leads to a new category of Netflix movies

Netflix Inc. NFLX a comedian pete davidson and added a “short-ass” movies category to its streaming service after the latter performed a catchy rap number on Saturday Night Live.

What happened: Netflix tweeted “good idea” in response to Davidson’s rap, which was shared by SNL.

“Keep the runtime under a hundred [minutes] …And when my ass got stuck on the couch for more than two hours, it causes me discomfort,” Davidson sings in the skit.
Benzinga rated tracks like “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Stand By Me,” and “Zoolander” in the platform’s “short-ass” category.

Screenshot from Netflix showing new ‘Short-Ass’ movies

What the page didn’t include were the titles mentioned in SNL rap such as “The Lion King”, “Bad Moms” or “Driving Miss Daisy”.

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Why is this important: The SNL tweet featuring Davidson has been liked 8,205 times and retweeted 1,368 times.

Netflix is ​​known for experimenting with new features. Last year, it introduced a “Play Something” feature that allows users to defer decision-making on what to watch.

But some experiences take on a different hue. Last month, Netflix reportedly tested a feature that monetizes password sharing in select countries.

Price Action: On Tuesday, shares of Netflix closed down 2.9% at $380.15 in the regular session, according to data from Benzinga Pro.

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