Warner Brothers, recently inked a big deal with Netflix that has brought a number of the DC Universe animated features and The West Wing to the streaming video service for the first time, have reportedly inked a deal that will bring previous seasons of more recent WB TV series like Fringe and Chuck to the site.
Deadline reports that "Warner Bros. Television Group has agreed to license complete previous seasons of serialized dramas including Revolution, Political Animals, Longmire, 666 Park Avenue — and The Following, which debuts this month on Fox. Netflix also landed Chuck, Fringe and The West Wing....Warner reserved the right to sell the programs into traditional syndication windows, via electronic sell-through services and on a catch-up basis for recently aired episodes. But Netflix has exclusive rights to subscription streaming."
“We continue to adapt our business models to include SVOD when it makes sense for the long-term value of each show and are thrilled to have Netflix as one of our distribution partners,” said Warner Bros Television Group President Bruce Rosenblum, who had previously extremely critical of the video-on-demand service.