Disney signs multi-year deal with Netflix
Disney and Netflix have just outlined a new deal that will bring several of Disney’s popular television series to Netflix over the next several years.
In the deal Netflix will become the “exclusive U.S. subscription television service for one of the most popular shows on Disney Junior”, that show is ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’, as well as the Disney XD show ‘Tron: Uprising’. The deal will also bring ‘Handy Manny’, ‘Special Agent Oso’ and ‘JoJo’s Circus’ to Netflix Instant later this month.
“Disney and Netflix have shared a long and mutually beneficial relationship and this deal expands on the incredible line-up of Disney content already available for our members,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix. “Families love Netflix and we know they especially love the imaginative and high-quality TV shows and movies from Disney. We’re excited to bring Jake and the Never Land Pirates, a terrific show for families with preschoolers, to our members.”
“We are delighted that Netflix’s members and their young children will be able to experience a selection of tremendously popular original series from Disney Junior and Disney XD,” said Janice Marinelli, President, Disney-ABC Domestic Television. “Netflix is a highly valued partner and a terrific platform for families to enjoy these heartfelt characters and entertaining stories.”