Netflix signs exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation

Netflix signs exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have announced today a new exclusive deal that will make the streaming service "the home of new original series from the award-winning creators of global box-office hits including the Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon franchises."

The streaming service says the deal is the largest in its history for first-run content.



DreamWorks has been looking to expand its television production and distribution worldwide and the new deal is for 300 hours of programming. The new shows will include characters well known from their time on the big screen.

The first shows are expected to air in 2014, and the series will be available in all Netflix territories.

"DreamWorks Animation is a valued partner in our global efforts to provide families the most engaging stories delivered however, whenever and wherever they want," said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. "This deal represents a major expansion of what's already a phenomenal relationship, allowing us to bring beloved DreamWorks characters to the 40 countries where Netflix operates and setting the stage for us to innovate together as we expand into new markets."

Additionally, DreamWorks Animation feature films will be available on the site starting next year with "The Croods" and followed by "Turbo."

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 17 Jun 2013 22:48
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  • 4 comments
  • Mysttic

    Netflix was dead to me the minute it asked me for my CC on a 30-day trial. I am not privy to revealing sensitive information to something I don't even know I want prior to testing the waters. Also in Canada they have half the library US has, so what's the point in investing in it, as true its cheaper than Satellite and Cable alternatives, but they don't use my bandwidth.

    18.6.2013 17:03 #1

  • buddyleem

    Wow u realize without credit cards u could just keep opening accounts for free trails ? I wish u had a company and gave everything for free and went bankrupt

    Hack a bit, invest a bit, work a bit, jerk a bit

    18.6.2013 18:27 #2

  • cazer

    Originally posted by buddyleem: Wow u realize without credit cards u could just keep opening accounts for free trails ? I wish u had a company and gave everything for free and went bankrupt Hmmm someone else that understands that company's want to make money

    19.6.2013 22:16 #3

  • omegaman7

    Originally posted by Mysttic: Netflix was dead to me the minute it asked me for my CC on a 30-day trial. I am not privy to revealing sensitive information to something I don't even know I want prior to testing the waters. Also in Canada they have half the library US has, so what's the point in investing in it, as true its cheaper than Satellite and Cable alternatives, but they don't use my bandwidth. Then you're truly missing out :p I've been with netflix since 2004. VERY agreeable service. And with this dreamworks signing, it'll be that much better :p

    Redbox doesn't have nearly the library that Netflix does. And Netflix gets delivered to my door. PLUS streaming service. Smokes the competition in my book. The only thing better is illegal ;)



    Star Trek High Definition is only possible while theyre receiving return for their efforts. Pirate Star Trek, and their efforts will have no choice but to cease :(

    20.6.2013 12:06 #4

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