Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has reached a multi-year licensing agreement with AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) that will make prior seasons of the latter’s critically-acclaimed original series, “The Walking Dead”, available exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada, beginning today.
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Additional seasons of “The Walking Dead”, as well as certain other future AMC and Sundance Channel programming, will be available for instant streaming on Netflix just prior to the premiere of subsequent seasons. Netflix also has non-exclusive rights in the U.S. certain programming from across the AMC Networks portfolio, which includes AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, and WE tv.
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Among the series Netflix subscribers should expect to soon be available for streaming are IFC’s “Portlandia” and “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret”; WE tv’s “Braxton Family Values”, “My Fair Wedding”, and “Bridezillas”; and Sundance Channel’s “All On The Line with Joe Zee” and “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys”.