Leading Internet television company Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Warner Bros. Television Group have announced a licensing agreement allowing U.S. Netflix members to enjoy complete previous seasons of serialized dramas produced by Warner Bros. for top broadcast and cable networks.
Among the shows coming to Netflix will be “Revolution,” a drama for NBC from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions set in a post-apocalyptic America; “Political Animals,” the USA Network miniseries with Sigourney Weaver in a Golden Globe – and Screen Actors Guild Award–nominated role as a former First Lady serving as Secretary of State; “Longmire,” A&E’s Western mystery series based on the novels by Craig Johnson; and “666 Park Avenue,” the ABC supernatural thriller starring Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams.[ Also Read: Top 10 Online Stories of 2012 from the Entertainment World ]
Also coming to Netflix will be “The Following,” starring Kevin Bacon as a former FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer played by James Purefoy and which premieres January 21 on FOX, as well as serialized Warner Bros. Television series “Chuck,” “Fringe” and “The West Wing.”[ Also Read: Netflix Television Service to Show Disney Films ]
The agreement covers a current slate of eight Warner Bros. shows as well as potential future shows.
Under the agreement, the shows can also be made available via traditional syndication windows, electronic sell-through services and on a catch-up basis for recently aired episodes.
Netflix made this announcement Monday, Jan. 7.
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