Netflix Nabs Mad Men Streaming Rights

Posted April 6th, 2011 at 6:40 pm

The streaming library for Netflix has been in the news a lot lately. Starz has chosen to delay their content 60 days and Showtime pulled out completely. Working to recover from those hits and provide additional value for the service an original series from from David Fincher starring Kevin Spacey is on the way and Miramax struck a deal to have their films made available. Netflix will be making another addition with the heralded AMC series Mad Men.

Beginning on July 27th the first four seasons of Mad Men will be available in their entirety through the instant streaming service. Once upcoming seasons complete they will be added as well. The cost involved for Netflix to acquire Mad Men? Approximately $1 million an episode.