Netflix signs up Seinfeld | ...but not until 2021

Netflix signs up Seinfeld

...but not until 2021

Seinfeld is coming to Netflix – but not until 2021.

The platform has signed a deal for the global streaming rights to all 180 episodes over nine series, Deadline has reported.

However, it has to wait until an existing five-year US deal with Hulu expires – which was worth a reported $26million (£21million) a year.

The sitcom is currently available on Amazon Prime in the UK.

Securing Seinfeld will be a boon for Netflix, which is losing the rights to popular classics sitcoms The Office and Friends.

The platform already has a reported $100million deal with Jerry Seinfeld for Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee and two-stand-up specials,

Published: 16 Sep 2019

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