Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with NetflixBy: Richard Stalker - April 10, 2012
It was announced today that toy maker Hasbro has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to stream all of it’s huge 80’s hits such as Transformers and G.I. Joe. The monetary value of the deal was not immediately available, but a bunch of shows are available right now!
“We are very excited to be working with Hasbro Studios,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Netflix. “This deal allows us to offer even more great kids’ programming to our members, both adults and kids alike, including new seasons of My Little Pony, Transformers Prime, and Pound Puppies after the season finale airs on The Hub.”
Transformers Prime, My Little Pony, Pound Puppies, G.I. Joe: Renegades and The Adventures of Chuck & Friends are now available to instantly watch on Netflix. JEM & The Holograms, Transformers: Generation 1, G.I. Joe: Real American Heroes, Transformers: Beast Wars and Transformers: Rescue Bots will follow later in 2012.
“We are pleased that consumers will now be able to watch our award-winning programming on Netflix, the leading internet subscription service,” Hasbro Studios President Stephen Davis said. “We are making our content easy to access, anytime, anywhere and on all platforms where audiences are consuming content and this is a big step forward with our all screen strategy.”
Wooooooo, Transformers Beast Wars, the best Transformers series ever, is coming to Netflix!!!