Netflix to stream Glee and Sons of Anarchy

Netflix in the U.S. announced today that it had expanded a distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox (Fox) which will add the first season of “Glee” and the first two seasons of the cult favourite “Sons of Anarchy” beginning today.

The firm said that additional seasons would be added annually. No word yet on Canadian availability of the two shows.

In addition, library series such as “Ally McBeal” and “The Wonder Years” will stream instantly for the first time from Netflix. Fox will also make a number of library movies available to Netflix after their premium pay television license periods conclude.

“Our expanded non-exclusive streaming arrangement with Netflix maintains Fox’s flexibility to effectively manage both the content we offer, and the appropriate window of availability relative to our other distribution partnerships,” said Peter Levinsohn of Fox Filmed Entertainment.

Previously, the streaming agreement with Fox made a wide variety of prior seasons of hit TV shows available instantly from Netflix, including “Lie to Me,” “24,” “Prison Break,” “Arrested Development,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “X-Files” and many more.

Now in its sophomore season, “Glee” is a biting musical comedy about a group of eager and ambitious students who strive to outshine their singing competition to win Nationals, while navigating the cruel halls of McKinley High. The show boasts critical acclaim, a loyal fan base of “GLEEks.”

“Sons of Anarchy,” is an a drama which explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that. Charming. “SOA” is now in its third season on FX.

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