Amazon and Hulu duking it out over Seinfeld SVOD rights

Amazon and Hulu are duking it out over streaming rights to iconic 1990s TV series Seinfeld. Until now, only limited episodes of the Sony Pictures TV series have been available on Sony web video service Crackle. SPT is looking to sell the rights at a price of more than $500,000 for each of the 172 total episodes, which is the amount Netflix paid for rights to the Friends catalogue last year, according to the Wall Street Journal. TBS paid $1 million per episode for Seinfeld in a syndication deal made in 2002.

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