Netflix Renews Deal for PBS Content Variety
Netflix has renewed a deal with PBS to stream kids’ series, Ken Burns documentaries and other shows, reports Variety.
The deal had been on track to expire June 30, the story notes. Terms of the new agreement weren’t disclosed.
The new pact includes seasons one and two of “Wild Kratts,” season two of “Dinosaur Train,” and season one of “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” among others. Netflix will also add PBS’s “Peg + Cat,” which won the 2014 Daytime Emmy for outstanding preschool children’s animated program.
Ken Burns’ documentaries including “The Civil War” and “The Central Park Five” are part of the deal, as well as the rights to stream episodes of “Nova.”
The deal doesn’t include “Masterpiece” or the children’s show “WordGirl.”