Netflix Announces Top Rated And Award Winning Scholastic Television Programmes Now Available As Kids Go Back To School

Netflix Announces Top Rated And Award Winning Scholastic Television Programmes 
Now Available As Kids Go Back To School 
All Episodes of Fan Favorites 'Goosebumps®' and 'The Magic School Bus®' 
Available for SVOD Exclusively on Netflix 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. and NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - As vacations wind 
down, school supplies stack up and everyone begins to get back into the 
school-year routine, Netflix has even more to offer families as they head back 
to school.  Today Netflix Inc.  (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Scholastic Media, a 
division of Scholastic Inc. (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, 
education and media company, announced a distribution agreement that will make 
popular television programmes and video content produced by Scholastic Media 
available to Netflix subscribers in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland and 
Latin America.  This is the first time many of the Scholastic titles have been 
available in the streaming format. 
Starting on August 15, The Magic School Bus® (seasons 1-4; all 52 episodes), 
will be available exclusively for SVOD to Netflix members in the US, Canada, 
UK, Ireland and Latin America.  Additionally, Goosebumps® (seasons 1-4; all 
74 episodes) will be available in the US, Canada, UK and Ireland.  The deal 
also includes several non-exclusive titles based on award-winning and 
best-selling books from the Scholastic Storybook Treasures™ line – 
including such classics as Harry the Dirty Dog, Danny and the Dinosaur, 
Chrysanthemum, The Snowy Day and The Mouse and The Motorcycle, and movies such 
as The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories and Stellaluna, which are now 
available in the US and Canada. Many of the titles have never been previously 
available to consumers on TV or online. 
"When we first added The Magic School Bus and Goosebumps for our members in 
the US and Canada earlier this summer we knew they would perform well, but 
after seeing just how popular they were we decided to expand our relationship 
with Scholastic and bring these great shows to more of our markets," said Ted 
Sarandos, Chief Content Officer for Netflix.  "We are very happy to be the 
streaming home for popular classics from Scholastic Media." 
"We are delighted Netflix has recognized the power of Scholastic's iconic and 
award winning global brands," said Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic 
Media and Executive Vice President of Scholastic Inc. "We are thrilled to see 
the shows are as popular as ever – which is validated by the Netflix 
subscribers we're so happy to serve." 
Additional programmes that are available in the U.S. and Canada as part of the 
agreement include I SPY®, The Baby-sitter's Club®, Dear America®, Horrible 
Histories®, Dragon™, Turbo Dogs™ and Sammy's Story Shop. 
Netflix is the world's leading internet television network with more than 37 
million members in 40 countries enjoying more than one billion hours of TV 
programmes and films per month, including original series. For one low monthly 
price, Netflix members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on 
nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume 
watching, all without commercials or commitments. Learn more about how Netflix 
(NASDAQ: NFLX) is pioneering internet television at or follow 
Netflix on Facebook and Twitter. 
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and 
distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and 
related services and children's media. Scholastic creates quality books and 
ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, 
multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at 
home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a 
variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail 
stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online at and

SOURCE  Netflix, Inc. 
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Newton, Scholastic,, 212.576.2700 
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