Netflix’s I Like to Watch w/ Trixie & Katya Celebrates Queer Spectatorship

Netflix’s I Like to Watch w/ Trixie & Katya Celebrates Queer Spectatorship
Currently in its fourth season, Netflix’s web series I Like to Watch stars drag icons Trixie Mattel and Katya watching Netflix’s library of programming. In each episode, the hosts sit together in a vibrant living room set commentating on a selected film or television series. Since the hosts primarily react to Netflix’s original programming, and because they are both uniquely hysterical, it would be easy to dismiss the series as merely a comedic marketing tool for the streaming service. However, the series’ real value lies in its celebration of queer spectatorship. By giving space to queer reception practices and inviting queer audiences to take part in them, I Like to Watch celebrates the customs of queer spectators.
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