Media Alert - Critically-acclaimed series, The Hour, debuts on Netflix

LOS GATOS, CA, Dec. 5, 2011 /CNW/ - In January 2012, Netflix, Inc. is debuting the critically-acclaimed series, The Hour. This is the first and only place you'll find this series throughout Canada.

Hailed as England's answer to Mad Men, The Hour is a political six-part thriller set in 1956 against the backdrop of a BBC public affairs TV show during the Suez Crisis.  The Hour is an intimate look at sex, ambition and espionage in the workplace. It originally aired on the BBC in the United Kingdom and stars Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Whishaw. 

This addition is part of the on-going effort by Netflix to bring its members great content to instantly watch from all around the world.

About Netflix:
With more than 20 million streaming members in the United States, Canada and Latin America, Netflix, Inc. [Nasdaq: NFLX] is the world's leading Internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows. For about US$7.99 a month, Netflix members can instantly watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streamed over the Internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are the Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 consoles; an array of Blu-ray disc players, Internet-connected TVs, home theater systems, digital video recorders and Internet video players; Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, more than 700 devices that stream from Netflix are available.  For additional information, go to Netflix.com. Follow Netflix on Facebook and Twitter.

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