Tuesday, February 22, 2011

‘Star Trek,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ will be streamed online by Netflix | Hero Complex – Los Angeles Times

Joe Flint at Company Town blog reports that a new enterprise — which might be worth $200 million to CBS — will allow Trekkies to get their Starfleet fix via Netflix. Here’s an excerpt.

"Star Trek" (Associated Press/Paramount Television)

CBS Corp. has cut a deal with Netflix to give its customers access to classic TV including “Star Trek,” “Cheers,” “Twin Peaks” and “Family Ties.”

The two-year, non-exclusive deal will allow Netflix customers to stream online assorted CBS-owned library content along with the various other movies and television product Netflix offers for streaming, at prices that start at $7.99 per month.

What the deal does not include is many current CBS shows…


–  Joe Flint


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Posted via email from Tony Burkhart

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