In this morning's newsfeed, Netflix announced via release it had reached a deal with NBC Universal to add old and new episodes of Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Office, and other shows to its queue of programming available for members to view instantly on their computers. The deal, which kicks off next week for Netflix members, also includes the USA shows Psych and Monk.
Relevant to the NBC shows, the following details apply:
- Episodes from every season of NBC's signature comedy franchise "Saturday Night Live," including day-after broadcast of the upcoming 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons plus hundreds of episodes from the first 35 years of "SNL."
- Every episode from the last season of the multiple Emmy¬Æ Award-winning series "30 Rock," "The Office" and "Law & Order: SVU," as well as earlier seasons of those shows renewed for streaming from Netflix under the current deal.