“People don’t turn down money! It’s what separates us from the animals.” – Jerry.
All 180 episodes of Seinfeld are headed to Netflix from 2021 in a mega-deal rumoured to be worth more than $500 million (AU$728m).
The deal is a global play for five years, set to begin in 2021.
“Seinfeld is a one-of-a-kind, iconic, culture-defining show,” said Mike Hopkins, chairman of Sony Pictures Television. “Now, 30 years after its premiere, Seinfeld remains center stage. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Netflix to bring this beloved series to current fans and new audiences around the globe.”
Hulu currently controls the US streaming rights to until 2021 while Amazon has distributed the series internationally.