Telemad: Netflix's Persona takes creative risks; TVB needs to do better than The Defected

Netflix's South Korean anthology series Persona makes a commendable effort to think outside the box, never mind that the gamble does not always pay off.
Netflix's South Korean anthology series Persona makes a commendable effort to think outside the box, never mind that the gamble does not always pay off.PHOTO: NETFLIX

SINGAPORE - If Hong Kong's TVB is trying to recover lost eyeballs through its crime series The Defected, the struggling broadcaster is going to have to re-think its strategy.

Heavily promoted as the station's blockbuster production of the year, it even promises to be of "movie quality", but does not quite deliver.

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