Radio & Television

Netflix wins streaming rights for Weinstein Co’s first-run movies in 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – Netflix scored another content coup Tuesday as it announced an expansion of its licensing agreement with the Weinstein Company that gives Netflix exclusive U.S. pay TV service rights to first-run films from TWC beginning in 2016. The deal means that new TWC and Dimension Films movies with 2016 theatrical releases will be instantly available to Netflix members in the pay TV window on multiple platforms, including televisions, tablets, mobile phones and computers. Today's announcement builds on an existing Netflix/TWC partnership to stream TWC documentaries and foreign films such as the Oscar winning The Artist, as well...