Netflix has signed a new content agreement with AMC Networks that will bring the critically acclaimed TV show The Walking Dead to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada.
The multi-year agreement for The Walking Dead follows Netflix's earlier partnership with AMC that brought Mad Men to its service. Netflix customers got access to AMC's Emmy-winning drama back in July. They can also stream past seasons of AMC's Breaking Bad.
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Season one of The Walking Dead is available on Netflix beginning today. Future seasons will become available to Netflix members just prior to the subsequent season release. In other words, Walking Dead fans will need to wait until next year to see season two, which means that purchasing episodes on Amazon or iTunes is still the hardcore fan's best bet.
Netflix also signed a non-exclusive agreement to bring additional shows from AMC Networks to its streaming service. These include show from IFC, Sundance Channel and WE TV. You know what that means? Bridezillas is on Netflix. Finally.
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Netflix continues to sign content agreements with new partners. These agreements are a key part of of Netflix's new strategy that separates its disc-by-mail service from its now-flagship subscription streaming service.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.