LOS GATOS, Calif., November 26, 2012 -Netflix Inc. and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution today announced an exclusive licensing agreement allowing Netflix members in Canada to instantly watch previous seasons of serialized dramas and feature films from Warner Bros.
The first two seasons of The Vampire Diaries, the hit teen supernatural drama, are now available on Netflix Canada with season three following on January 1. Complete previous seasons of Pretty Little Liars, the mystery-thriller following four teen friends whose clique falls apart with the disappearance of their queen bee, and Fringe, the science fiction series from J.J. Abrams, will also be available in Canada on January 1.
Also coming to Netflix as part of the agreement is the hilariously debauched, The Hangover Part II; Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises with Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway; and the comedy, Horrible Bosses with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman, as well as numerous other Warner Bros. titles that will be exclusively available online on Netflix Canada for a limited period following their pay television window.
"We are thrilled to be the exclusive online subscription home for The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Fringe and great Warner Bros. feature films in Canada," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix. "Over the years, we've learned that our members love to immerse themselves in serialized dramas and great movies, and we think that our Canadian members are going to love these latest additions to the service."
"We are pleased to extend our great relationship with Netflix to the benefit of their Canadian subscribers -- giving them access to full past seasons of some of our most popular and addictive serialized dramas and blockbuster feature film titles," said Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television.