Netflix loses thousands of movies

Netflix subscribers might notice changes to their saved movie lists, including thousands of movies missing from the service’s library of available videos.

Slate.com reports the change is part of several changes happening to Netflix.

Mashable.com reports if Netflix CEO Reed Hastings follows through with letting their deal with Viacom lapse, the streaming service would also lose videos from Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1 and BET by the end of May 2013.

Warner Bros. titles cut from the Netflix library will instead be exclusively available on Warner Archive Instant, a classic film service launched in April 2013.  Those titles belong to Warner Bros., MGM and Universal.

Slate.com also reported many of the movies that expired at midnight May 1 were part of a deal between Netflix and Epix.

InstantWatcher.com houses a list of Netflix titles and their expiration dates.

Netflix is also reportedly testing new interfaces that do away with the customizable queue in favor of a single list of titles you can sort in several ways.  Customers whose queue was changed as part of the test can contact Netflix to have their old queue returned.

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