Newswire: NBC to promote binging by releasing the full season of Aquarius online

Streaming is so hot right now. Hulu just bought Seinfeld for $180 million and streaming rights to all future AMC programs for an undisclosed sum, and Netflix basically invented the current model of serving up entire new seasons for gluttonous binge-watching with House Of Cards. And now, because its business model could be described as “see what everybody else is doing, and then do that,” NBC has decided to immediately offer all 13 episodes of Aquarius in conjunction with its two-hour premiere on May 28, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which follows David Duchovny as an L.A. Police Sergeant investigating that lovable scamp Charles Manson, will be simultaneously available on air, NBC.com, the NBC app, and video on demand.

“With Aquarius we have the opportunity to push some new boundaries to give our audience something no broadcast network has done before,” says NBC entertainment chairman Bob …

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