(NEW YORK) -- Netflix Inc. announced an agreement with CBS Tuesday that will allow the movie rental company to provide its customers with current and past shows.
Netflix customers will be able to stream dozens of CBS shows online starting in April. The shows will be available to customers for two years -- the length of the agreement -- but CBS holds the option to extend the terms for up to an additional two years.
Among the shows included in the deal are current episodes of Medium and Flashpoint, as well as past seasons of the well-known sitcoms Frasier, Family Ties and Cheers. Classics dating back to the 1960s, like The Twilight Zone and The Andy Griffith Show, will also be available for instant streaming.
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