Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada

Transformers News: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada

Saturday, April 13th, 2013 1:09PM CDT

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Hasbro and Netflix have inked a multi-year deal to expand Hasbro Studios programming available to U.S. and Canadian members according to the latest Netflix press release.

The deal includes Netflix being the exclusive over the top streaming subscription service in the U.S. for the five most popular Hasbro Studios shows including: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Transformers Prime, Rescue Bots, Kaijudo: The Rise of the Duel Masters and Littlest Pet Shop. Netflix will also have the new seasons available one month after their respective finale airs on the Hub.

Canadian members also have My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Transformers Prime, Pound Puppies and The Adventures of Chuck & Friends available for the first time with Rescue Bots, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters and Littlest Pet Shop coming throughout 2013.

Netflix wrote:The success of Hasbro Studios content on Netflix has been remarkable and we are proud to add more shows and extend our relationship throughout North America," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. "In a very competitive field, Hasbro Studios has risen to become a major content player with shows that kids watch and families trust."

"Through our Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo expanded relationship with Netflix we look to bring even more Hasbro Studios shows to additional geographies reaching an expanded audience," said Hasbro Studios President Stephen Davis. "We are making Hasbro Studios award-winning content, engaging storytelling and beloved characters available for viewers to enjoy anytime, anywhere and on all platforms.
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Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478799)
Posted by Down_Shift on April 13th, 2013 @ 2:36pm CDT
Great news for those of us in Canada.
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478801)
Posted by Ravage XK on April 13th, 2013 @ 2:41pm CDT
UK too please.
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478885)
Posted by YRQRM0 on April 13th, 2013 @ 9:18pm CDT
I'm currently enjoying Beast Wars w/ Netflix. I would love to see RID, although I think I read Disney holds its rights or something.
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478889)
Posted by Bouncy X on April 13th, 2013 @ 9:20pm CDT
would love if they got Transformers Animated and the Japanese shows as i've never seen those (outside the Animated premiere).
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478907)
Posted by triKlops on April 13th, 2013 @ 10:51pm CDT
Netflix again scooping my dollars easily from pocket.
Hopefully more TF show show up there!
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478909)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 13th, 2013 @ 10:58pm CDT
MLP:FIM
Prime
Rescue Bots
Kaijudo
Littlest Pet Shop


Those are the top five most popular? Is G.I. Joe: Renegades only in sixth place? Fancy that.
Re: Netflix and Hasbro Expand Programming for U.S. and Canada (1478925)
Posted by VirusCarnage on April 14th, 2013 @ 12:01am CDT
I guess I'm going to get a Netflix account now :)

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