The battle between the different streaming services is unleashed. A day after the arrival of Star Plus in Latin America, Netflix has made an important announcement that seems to respond to the appearance of this new service.
The company just announced that all nine seasons of Seinfeld will hit its platform in October.
It is one of the most popular comedy series of recent times, for which Netflix paid close to 500 million dollars for the distribution rights.
Through its Twitter account, Netflix made official the arrival of the successful sitcom to its streaming, a way to fill the void left by Friends once it emigrated from this service.
SERENITY NOW! On October 1, you will want to call your work and make up what Festivus is. That day the 9 seasons of Seinfeld arrive on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/zgWXvR8c9k
& mdash; Netflix Latin America (@NetflixLAT) September 1, 2021
Once the millionaire purchase by the company was confirmed, the creators of the series celebrated the decision of the entertainment company.
“We are enormously grateful to the platform for taking advantage of this opportunity. It takes a lot of guts to trust two idiots who literally had no TV experience when we did this. We get carried away, I guess. I didn’t realize what we had done so much ”.
The first appearance of Seinfeld It was produced in July 1989 and featured Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jason Alexander and Michael Richards in the starring roles.
In its most successful period, between 1997 and 1998, the series had close to 76 million viewers. Its last episode aired in May 1998.
The arrival on Netflix will allow a new group of viewers to enjoy this series.