Netflix has expanded its partnership with AMC Networks to bring many more shows to its streaming service and they have inked a multiyear agreement that delivers AMC hit The Walking Dead to Netflix. Additional seasons of The Walking Dead and other shows on AMC and the Sundance Channel also will be fed to Netflix under the multiyear licensing agreement and Netflix Inc. is trying to expand its Internet video selections to counter criticism that its streaming library doesn’t contain enough compelling content……………….
Netflix and cable networks operator AMC Networks unveiled a multi-year licensing agreement that will bring content from AMC and other channels to Netflix’s streaming service. The deal covers prior seasons of AMC’s original series The Walking Dead, which will be available exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada. AMC previously struck streaming deals for its other hit shows Mad Men and Breaking Bad with Netflix. Under the new arrangement, additional seasons of The Walking Dead and certain future AMC and Sundance Channel programming will be streaming instantly to Netflix members just prior to the premiere of subsequent seasons. Netflix has also licensed non-exclusive rights in the U.S. to select scripted and unscripted AMC Networks shows, which will also be made available just before the following season debut. This includes series from AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv, such as Portlandia, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Braxton Family Values, My Fair Wedding, Bridezillas, All On The Line with Joe Zee and Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys.