BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
March 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Fox Television Studios (FTVS) today announced Season 3 of fan favorite
which premieres on AMC in 2013, will be available exclusively for streaming members after its airing in the U.S. In the U.S. and
, the deal brings Season 3 to Netflix members three months after the season finale airs on AMC. The deal makes Netflix the exclusive subscription television service for
In addition, the complete Season 2 of
is available for members in the U.S., along with Season 1, which launched on Netflix in 2012. Over the next few months, members in all 40 countries where Netflix is available will be able to enjoy Seasons 1 and 2 of
, prior to the Season 3 launch.
"We're excited to see
back on TV and we're especially proud to bring Season 3 to our members so soon after it premieres on AMC," said
, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. "
is a terrific serialized drama and we know our members love these high-quality shows."
, president of Fox Television Studios, said, "Our agreement with Netflix played an extremely significant part in the studio's strategy that enabled us to bring
back for a third season. Our showrunner,
, has plunged our principals into new and dangerous worlds, with wicked twists and a climactic end-of-season resolution, and our acclaimed cast, including
and new cast member Peter Sarsgaard, are already thrillingly bringing it to life. We are delighted to be in business with Netflix to deliver Season 3, as well as past seasons of
to a broader audience worldwide."
The critically acclaimed drama, based on the Danish series
follows various murder investigations led by homicide detectives "
) and "
). After the close of the "Rosie Larsen case," covered over the first two seasons of the series, Season 3 picks up one year later, with Linden no longer a detective. When ex-partner Holder's search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that connects to a previous murder investigation by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought she'd left behind.
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About Fox Television Studios
Fox Television Studios produces scripted and unscripted programming for US broadcast and cable networks, and international broadcasters. The studio produces for
the hit series
, going into season seven, and
, going into season five, as well as the upcoming
. FTVS also produces
for FX, starring
, recently renewed for season two,
for A&E, in its fourth season,
, in its third season on AMC, the half-hour comedy series,
, to launch on IFC in spring 2013, and the upcoming unscripted series
, slated to premiere on TNT in early 2014.