Bring on the CanCon, Netflix Canada!
Netflix Canada announced today that it has extended and expanded its licensing agreement with CBC.
The expanded licensing agreement includes new seasons of currently available CBC TV shows on Netflix, including "Republic Of Doyle," "Heartland," "Mr. D," "Dragons' Den" and other titles. Additionally, the deal will add CBC fan favourite "Murdoch Mysteries" to the service for the first time. Beginning this December and continuing through 2014, new shows and seasons will be available to Canadian members.
"These shows represent some of Canada's best home-grown television," said Sean Carey, Vice President, Content Acquisition at Netflix. "Working with the CBC is part of our commitment to bringing Canadian subscribers the best of Canadian films and TV shows."
"Through this agreement Canadians will continue to enjoy a range of CBC programming on Netflix," said Bob Kerr, senior director, Licensing Division, CBC Revenue Group. "We are delighted that Netflix continues to invest in CBC as a provider of high quality Canadian content."
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