Netflix and CBS expand licensing deal


Netflix Inc. and CBS Corp. have expanded a multi-year licensing agreement to stream CBS shows.

The revised deal makes shows such as “The L.A. Complex,” “The 4400” and “CSI: NY” available for streaming.

The agreement also includes shows already on Netflix, such as “Jericho,” “Star Trek” and “Twin Peaks.”


Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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In 2011, the companies announced a two-year, non-exclusive licensing agreement to stream full seasons of shows such as “Frasier” and “Cheers.”

Netflix and rival Inc.’s Prime Instant service have been competing for content deals.

Just last week, Netflix expanded its deal with PBS after Amazon made an agreement with PBS for kids’ shows.

Also last week, Netflix landed a deal to stream seasons of Fox’s “New Girl” after they broadcast.



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