television comedy Seinfeld will be fully available in streaming In the Netflix catalog from October, under an agreement reached two years ago, the company revealed this Wednesday.
Munch said all 180 episodes of the series, one of the most popular television comedies of the 1990s, will air on Netflix on the first of next month. streaming in a statement.
Netflix bought the global viewing rights to the series in 2019, but the agreement authorized the series to remain available on the Hulu service until 2021. In Portugal, it became available on Nos Play on 1 April of this year, and then the operator announced that it would only be there for a few months until it was definitively included in the list of competing services.
Upon purchase by Netflix of performance rights Seinfeld For the whole world, the deal was valued at over $500 million, an amount that would outpace other platforms’ offers. streaming At a time when they competed to ensure the exclusivity of popular content and gain new customers.
Winner of ten Emmys, the series was created by comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David. After a nine-season career on NBC, it ended in 1998.
“Larry and I are so grateful to Netflix for betting on us. It takes a lot of courage to trust two idiots who had literally zero television experience doing this,” Jerry Seinfeld commented this Wednesday. “I feel like we’ve really gotten away. I didn’t know we had done much [episódios]. I hope you can heal god know how many millions would be needed to make [a série]. But all the work will be worth it if people like it. What a crazy project”, he said.