Netflix reaches expanded licensing deal with PBS

Netflix signs multi-year licensing deal with PBS expanding available programing, no terms

Associated Press

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) -- Netflix Inc. said Wednesday that it has agreed on an expanded multi-year licensing deal with PBS Distribution, making more PBS programing available to its subscribers in the U.S. and Canada.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Starting in the fall, Netflix will have exclusive streaming rights to all seasons of the U.K. murder mystery series "The Bletchley Circle." And in 2014, Netflix will get the exclusive streaming right to the popular preschooler cartoon "Super Why!"

Other children's shows to be available include "Wild Kratts," ''Caillou" and "Arthur." The deal also covers documentaries from filmmaker Ken Burns and past seasons of "Nova" and "Secrets of the Dead."

Netflix shares slipped $1.76 to $219.70 in morning trading Wednesday.

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