Updated: Thursday, 13 Oct 2011, 2:56 PM CDT
Published : Thursday, 13 Oct 2011, 1:44 PM CDT
CW Fans subscribing to Netflix have some great news coming their way. Amidst some drama with Netflix subscribers, there is some good, you will now be able to watch episodes of your favorite CW programming.
Shows included in the Netflix deal include new shows “Ringer,” “Hart of Dixie” and “The Secret Circle;” returning hits “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl,” “90210,” “Supernatural,” “Nikita” and mid-season series, “One Tree Hill.”
Previous seasons of “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill” and “Nikita” will be available to watch instantly on Saturday, October 15, with previous seasons of “Supernatural” and “90210” beginning in January 2012.
This $1 billion deal will give Netflix the rights to stream shows that air on the CW network for the next eight years.
According to a press release Leslie Moonves, President & Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation says “It is a model that opens a new door for The CW programming to expand its audience reach through the terrific Netflix service, and creates a brand-new window for CBS and Warner Bros. to be paid for the content we supply the network. It also further illustrates how new distribution systems are providing premium content suppliers with additive revenue streams while still preserving traditional monetization windows.”
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