Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Netflix Update on Google TV

Hi all – this is Rich Ezekiel, director of partnerships, from the Netflix team.

Netflix continues to enhance the Netflix app on devices on which you can instantly watch movies and TV shows. We’re excited to announce today that a newly upgraded version of the Netflix app is available for Google TV devices. Now you can search from thousands of TV episodes & movies that you can watch instantly. Browse by genre, check out new arrivals, and get recommendations personalized just for you.

Here’s Google’s announcement about it -


Monday, December 13, 2010

Netflix Announces New Content for Members in Canada

Hello, Kelly Merryman here from Netflix, vice president of content acquisition. We strive to bring our members in Canada popular TV shows and movies we know they’ll enjoy. We’ve been working on several deals, and I am very pleased to let everyone know that we are adding hundreds of TV shows that can be watched instantly on TVs and computers, and will be made available starting today and over the next few weeks. For the first time, we’ll have content from the CBC, including great TV series like “The Tudors,” “Men with Brooms” and “Being Erica.” We’re also bringing you the cult classic “The Kids in the Hall,” and many other popular series such as “Weeds,” “The Big C,” “Merlin,” “Pulling,” and “Undercover Boss.” Click here for more details.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Netflix Will Add More Content From ABC for Members to Watch Instantly

Hello, Ted Sarandos here, chief content officer for Netflix. As Netflix transforms into a streaming company, my team is focused more and more on acquiring content for our members to watch instantly. Today, I am pleased to announce that we’ve struck a deal with ABC that does just that. For the first time, we will stream shows from ABC Family, including: “Greek,” “Make it or Break It,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” and “Melissa and Joey.” We are also adding more content from the ABC television network and the Disney Channel. I know a lot of people will be pleased to hear that every episode of “Lost” will once again be available to watch instantly, and “Scrubs,” “Ugly Betty” “Good Luck, Charlie,” and “Pair of Kings” will make their streaming debut in 2011. For more details on the announcement, click here.