|By PR Newswire||
|December 9, 2013 04:00 AM EST||
BEVERLY HILLS, California, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), the world's leading Internet TV network, today announced it will bring to its members in the UK and Ireland a wide range of popular Cartoon Network and Cartoonito TV series including Powerpuff Girls, LazyTown and Courage The Cowardly Dog. This marks the first time Cartoon Network content is available to subscription on demand services in the market.
Members in the UK and Ireland can now enjoy however and wherever they want seasons one and two of Powerpuff Girls, revolving around the adventures of Blossom, Buttercup and Bubbles - super powered kindergartners with a knack for crime fighting; season one of LazyTown, following uber-healthy superhero Sportacus, sidekick Stephanie and the newly exercise-inspired residents of LazyTown and their fight against the exercise-averse Robbie Rotten; and seasons one and two of Courage the Cowardly Dog, following the easily frightened, Courage, a dog living in a farmhouse with the Bagge family in the fictional town of Nowhere, Kansas.
Other animated series becoming available for members to instantly watch on 9 December include:
- Regular Show (seasons one and two) - Two friends, Mordecai—a blue jay, and Rigby—a raccoon working as groundskeepers at a park, spending their days trying to avoid doing any real work.
- Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (season one) - Following the adventures of 8-year old Mac and his imaginary friend, Bloo.
- Samurai Jack (seasons one and two) - About young Jack who becomes a samurai to avenge his father's death.
Becoming available to Netflix members in the UK and Ireland on 15 December, seasons one and two of Adventure Time, following Finn and his shape-shifting dog, Jake, and their adventures through the Land of Ooo with season three of Powerpuff Girls following on 31 December.
"We are delighted to be bringing these Cartoon Network titles to our members in the UK and Ireland," said Kelly Merryman, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Netflix. "The relatable humour found in these shows are great for 'kids' of all ages. We are very happy to provide a subscription streaming home for these popular animated series."
About Netflix, Inc.
Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with over 40 million members in more than 40 countries enjoying more than one billion hours of TV shows and movies per month, including original series. For one low monthly price, Netflix members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.