The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and Fringe Coming to Netflix Canada
Netflix Canada To Be The Exclusive Online Home Of Complete Prior Seasons Of
Hit Warner Bros. TV Series And Feature Films
LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Netflix Inc. and Warner Bros.
International Television Distribution today announced an exclusive licensing
agreement allowing Netflix members in Canada to instantly watch previous
seasons of serialized dramas and feature films from Warner Bros.
The first two seasons of The Vampire Diaries, the hit teen supernatural drama,
are now available on Netflix Canada with season three following on January 1.
Complete previous seasons of Pretty Little Liars, the mystery-thriller
following four teen friends whose clique falls apart with the disappearance of
their queen bee, and Fringe, the science fiction series from J.J. Abrams, will
also be available in Canada on January 1.
Also coming to Netflix as part of the agreement is the hilariously debauched,
The Hangover Part II; Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises with Christian
Bale and Anne Hathaway; and the comedy, Horrible Bosses with Jennifer Aniston
and Jason Bateman, as well as numerous other Warner Bros. titles that will be
exclusively available online on Netflix Canada for a limited period following
their pay television window.
"We are thrilled to be the exclusive online subscription home for The Vampire
Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Fringe and great Warner Bros. feature films in
Canada," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix. "Over the years,
we've learned that our members love to immerse themselves in serialized dramas
and great movies, and we think that our Canadian members are going to love
these latest additions to the service."
"We are pleased to extend our great relationship with Netflix to the benefit
of their Canadian subscribers -- giving them access to full past seasons of
some of our most popular and addictive serialized dramas and blockbuster
feature film titles," said Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros.
With more than 30 million streaming members in the United States, Canada,
Latin America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Nordics, Netflix, Inc.
(NASDAQ: NFLX) is the world's leading Internet subscription service for
enjoying movies and TV programs. For one low monthly price, Netflix members
can instantly watch movies and TV programs streamed over the Internet to PCs,
Macs and TVs. Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from
Netflix are the Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 consoles; an
array of Blu-ray disc players, Internet-connected TVs, home theater systems,
digital video recorders and Internet video players; Apple iPhone, iPad and
iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, over 800 devices that
stream from Netflix are available. For additional information, visit
www.netflix.com. Follow Netflix on Facebook and Twitter.
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