Ready for The Observers to take over and subjugate your online streaming habits? Well, a new deal has taken place to bring past seasons of Peter, Olivia, Walter and Astrid into your home whenever you want.
Netflix and Warner Bros. Television Group have announced that they’ve signed a 2012-2013 Network Slate Deal for Netflix to be the exclusive online home for complete prior seasons of new WB-produced shows Revolution, The Following, Longmire, Political Animals and 666 Park Avenue.
This deal also included the full catalogues of older shows – Fringe, Chuck and The West Wing!
“This unprecedented agreement brings to Netflix members earlier and more exclusively than ever before complete previous seasons of some of the most prominent and successful shows on network and cable television,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer. “Through deals like this, Netflix is making the production economics right for the continued creation of the kind of compelling serialized dramas and thrillers that our members love.”
“SVOD has become an important window for our serialized dramas, allowing viewers a chance to discover a series that before might have been intimidating to tune into mid-run,” said Bruce Rosenblum, President, Warner Bros. Television Group. “We continue to adapt our business models to include SVOD when it makes sense for the long-term value of each show and are thrilled to have Netflix as one of our distribution partners.”
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