NBCUniversal and Netflix Renew Multi-Year TV and Film Content Agreement

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More stuff from NBC on Netflix for me to watch! Question though is what about these new rate increases? I’m still on the fence about it, but I’ll probably just go with streaming only soon.


/PRNewswire/ — Netflix, Inc. and NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution today announced a multi-year renewal of their licensing agreement expanding the selection of non-exclusive NBCU film and TV library titles available to watch instantly streaming from Netflix.

Programming under the deal includes prior-season series across multiple NBCU networks, including NBC hits “The Office,” “30 Rock” and “Parenthood.”   All future seasons of these shows will be available on Netflix on a one season delay basis. Under the deal, Netflix members will also be able to enjoy prior season episodes of “Law and Order: SVU” and “The Event.”

Also available to watch instantly streaming from Netflix will be shows from NBC Universal’s cable networks including prior season episodes of “Warehouse 13,” “Psych,” “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane”; classic television series such as “Leave it to Beaver,” “Adam 12” and “Crossing Jordan”; and such great Universal Pictures movies as “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “The Motorcycle Diaries.”

“This agreement demonstrates our commitment to providing NBCUniversal’s high-quality content to consumers on a variety of platforms,” said Frances Manfredi, Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager, NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution. “We are very pleased that Netflix recognizes the increasing value of NBCUniversal’s extensive content offerings for their subscribers.”

“Our relationship with NBC Universal has been, and continues to be, mutually beneficial and has led to regular expansions of programming for our subscribers,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer. “This latest deal includes more episodes of more shows from more NBCU owned channels than ever before. From “30 Rock” to the “Kardashians,” there is something for everyone to enjoy.”

About NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution:

The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sale of NBCUniversal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes current television and film product as well as content from NBCUniversal’s vast library (Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Media Studios, Universal Cable Productions, NBC Late Night properties) in broadcast, basic cable, pay cable and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) markets. Additionally, the division produces and distributes first-run programs to those platforms.

Current off-network cable distribution programming includes “30 Rock,” “Saturday Night Live,” “House,” “The Office,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” as well as Universal Pictures film content. Current broadcast syndicated content includes the off-network content listed above, as well as “Monk,” and “The Real Housewives” franchise, in addition to first-run programming including “Access Hollywood,” “Access Hollywood Live,” “The Jerry Springer Show,” “Maury,” “The Steve Wilkos Show,” “The Chris Matthews Show” and “The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo.”

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