FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” is leaving Netflix, which could signal future FX and Fox shows leaving the service, as the Disney-Fox deal is expected to close in January.
Disney is launching its own streaming service next year, which will compete with Netflix.
Other FX and Fox shows, like “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Bob’s Burgers,” are no longer on Netflix, but stream on Hulu, which Disney will own 60% of after the Fox merger.
“Sons of Anarchy” is also streaming on Hulu.
FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” is leaving Netflix in December, signaling what could be in store for shows owned by Disney after the Disney-Fox deal is complete.
According to Netflix’s website (first pointed out by CinemaBlend), “Sons of Anarchy” is only available until December 1.
FX, which originally distributed the series about biker club starring Ron Perlman and Charlie Hunnam, is a Fox property. But once the merger with Disney is complete (it’s expected to close in January), it will be owned by Disney.
Disney is expected to launch its own streaming service late next year that would compete with Netflix, so “Sons of Anarchy” being pulled could mean bad things for FX’s other shows on Netflix, such as “American …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology