The Netflix (NFLX +3.3%) deal to stream Fox hit New Girl sounds like an enticing way to lure new...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Netflix (NFLX +3.3%) deal to stream Fox hit New Girl sounds like an enticing way to lure new subscribers, but the cost of the exclusive deal shows there are two sides to the argument with the Los Angeles Times reporting the agreement will cost Netflix a price of high six-figures per episode. Analysis: Though it appears to be a large expense for a show that could still lose momentum with viewers, it also increase the pressure on cable and satellite companies to box out Netflix on other exclusive deals in order to protect against cord-cutting.