In November 2013, Netflix and Marvel Television announced a five-season deal for four Marvel Super Heroes: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage. The deal involves the broadcast of four 13-episode seasons that culminate in a mini-series called The Defenders. Broadcasting began on April 10, 2015 with Daredevil.
Other Marvel Cinematic Universe Productions
In additon to the original Marvel programing, Netflix also streams reruns of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as part of their service. It also streamed The Avengers for a brief time. As of 2016, this streaming service will have all exclusive streaming rights to Disney productions which includes the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with Captain America: Civil War which commenced streaming on December 25, 2016.
- Netflix currently broadcasts House of Cards, which previously starred Kate Mara, Corey Stoll, Constance Zimmer and Mahershala Ali.
- During January 1, 2016, the Netflix Twitter account was taken over by "Jessica Jones."
- As of Luke Cage, every series has had a reference to Star Wars.