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…
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– Joe Flint
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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