DreamWorks says TV revenue to hit $200M by 2015

FILE - Dreamworks Animation CEO and honoree Jeffrey Katzenberg poses at the annual "Pioneer of the Year" award ceremony at CinemaCon 2012, the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, in this April 25, 2012 file photo taken in Las Vegas. The film academy's board of governors voted Wednesday Sept. 5, 2012 to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Katzenberg. The Oscar statuette will be presented at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 4th annual Governors Awards dinner set for Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
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LOS ANGELES DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA) says its new deal to provide original TV shows to Netflix will help it double the revenue it gets from TV shows to $200 million by 2015.

DreamWorks expects $100 million in TV revenue this year. The Glendale, Calif., company released the figures in a call with analysts Tuesday.

The deal to supply Netflix Inc. (NFLX) with 300 hours of new TV shows over several years was announced Monday. It allows Netflix to debut the shows in the 40 markets where the video company operates. DreamWorks also announced Tuesday that it will supply new TV shows to German broadcaster Super RTL, where Netflix doesn't operate.

DreamWorks shares are up 44 cents, to $24.75, in aftermarket trading. The stock has gained 6.6 percent this week.