You forget the step for somehow introducing an attachment for one's genitals to the mass market.
That "fully featured AdBlock" doesn't block ads. It hides them. They still load.
What, no narwhal? Everyone loves narwhals.
Seasons have gotten shorter. They went from 22-24 episodes a few years ago, to just 12 episodes now. I blame Sci-Fi (sorry, SyFy) for the hiatus model. I seem to remember them being the first to do this.
As far as episode recaps, I'll agree that those are extremely annoying. As are the blasted watermarks, which keep getting more and more obnoxious.