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Netflix and CBS team up for library content streaming

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netflix logo Beginning early April, Netflix subscribe will be able to watch dozens of hit CBS shows including the classics “Frasier” and “Cheers” as Netflix and CBS Corp. have just reached an exclusive two year agreement. The said agreement will gives Netflix the license to stream select TV shows from CBS’s content library.

To be able to watch these select CBS TV shows, Netflix subscribers will have to pay and additional $7.99 a month. And for that price, they will be able to watch great TV content including the long-running drama, “Medium” as well as the summer season favorite, “Flashpoint.” Other CBS TV shows included in the said agreement are “Frasier,” “Family Ties,” “Cheers,” episodes from the original “Hawaii Five-0,” “Star Trek,” “Twin Peaks,” “The Twilight Zone,” and “The Andy Griffith Show.”

CBS Television President of Distribution, Scott Koondel said:

“This deal recognizes the increasing value of our content in today’s marketplace. More and more, people want to be able to access our programming on a wide variety of platforms. We are very pleased that the titles offered through this deal will now also be made available to a whole new community through the terrific and convenient service that Netflix offers. We will continue to pursue additional non-exclusive distribution partners that are additive to our overall business.”

via [Netflix]

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