"Why not recreate the repertory cinema model for the digital age–program different strands of films on different nights, day-part them if you will. Why not stage national events to showcase those strands and have audiences feel like that are part of something larger–something they can’t get on TV or from a DVD?"
But Ira not only asks, he explains in detail how he is doing just that with the series FromBritainWithLove.
I am such a believer in this model. Read how it was done.