The Only Way Is Essex Stars launch new streaming service

Arg and Sam of TOWIE fame have helped to officially launch Netflix an internet film and TV subscription service today.

 

Arg and Sam of TOWIE fame helped today to officially launch Netflix an internet film and TV subscription service along with comapany CEO Reed Hastings in front of the Basildon sign, a tongue in cheek reference to Tinseltown, home of world famous Hollywood sign.

The service launches in the UK and Ireland today. The service already has more than 20 million streaming members in 47 countries and territories. Netflix provides unlimited access to tens of thousands of hours of Hollywood and international feature films, full seasons of new and classic TV programmes, global documentaries, independent cinema and a range of kids’ programming.

At launch, Netflix is offering films and TV programmes from All3Media, the BBC, CBS, Channel 4’s 4oD, Disney UK and Ireland, ITV, Lionsgate UK, MGM, Miramax, Momentum Pictures, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox and Viacom International Media Networks.

“We are starting 2012 in the best possible way: by giving consumers in the UK and Ireland an amazing entertainment experience,” said Reed Hastings, co-founder and chief executive officer of Netflix. “Now, you can enjoy as many great films and TV programmes as you want, when you want, where you want, for one low monthly price with no contracts or commitments.”

Among the tens of thousands of hours of footage available there are titles such as movies The Expendables and Paul Blart: Mall Cop from recent releases and also classics such as The 39 Steps and Man on Wire. American television productions including Breaking Bad and 90210. UK programming such as, of course, The Only Way is Essex, Top Gear and Torchwood are all availble as well as lots more.

Netflix, offers instant and unlimited access to a range of entertainment for a monthly price of £5.99 in the UK and €6.99 in Ireland. Anyone interested in the UK and Ireland can begin a free, one-month trial of the entire Netflix service by simply visiting Netflix.com.