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Amazon Prime Instant Video Hits Japan Next Month

Amazon Prime Instant Video Hits Japan Next Month

Not to be outdone, Amazon is also expanding its streaming video services to Japan. Netflix recently confirmed that it will officially launch in Japan – its first Asian country – on September 2nd. Now, Amazon has announced that it will also launch its Prime Instant Video offering in Japan in September. This will be only the fourth country in which …

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Orphan Black Is Streaming on Amazon for Free Today

If you’ve been waiting to watch the first season of the hit BBC show Orphan Black, today’s your day. Amazon is letting anyone and everyone stream the first season – 10 episodes – for free. Both seasons one and two of Orphan Black are on Amazon Prime Instant Video, which means subscribers can watch them. But to the rest of …

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Amazon Prime Grew 53% Last Year Despite Price Hike

According to Amazon, membership to its premium subscription service, Amazon Prime, saw no ill-effects from the rather significant price hike it received last spring. Worldwide Prime membership grew 53% in 2014, and US membership grew 50%, said CEO Jeff Bezos in Thursday’s earnings call. Bezos wouldn’t reveal exactly how many subscribers Amazon Prime has, but did say that it was …

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You Can Watch ‘Transparent’ for Free This Weekend

If the new show Transparent just hit your radar because of its Golden Globes win and you’ve been itching to see what the fuss is about, this weekend offers you a chance. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, Transparent is off limits to you. This Saturday (1/24), for one day only, Amazon is going to let everyone stream the show …

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What’s on Amazon Prime but Not on Netflix? There’s a Page for That

FYI Amazon has a dedicated page called Prime Member Exclusives: Not on Netflix that lists every movie and TV show you can stream via Amazon Prime Instant Video, but not on Netflix. So, if you have both services and are looking to find something new to watch that’s not on Netflix, there you go. The page is not exactly advertised …

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Transparent Wins a Golden Globe, Amazon’s First Major Award

Over the past couple years, Netflix has consistently netted award show nominations (and some wins) for its original content like House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black. And though the Emmys, Golden Globes, and the like have smiled upon Netflix – they hadn’t yet shown any love for Amazon and its original Prime Instant Video offerings. Until Sunday …

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Rumors Of Ad-Supported Amazon Video Return

A new report from The New York Post claims that Amazon is readying an ad-supported streaming video service, which would be separate from Amazon Prime Video. It seems like most of Amazon’s newer offerings are ultimately ways to get people to sign up for Prime, so the move does seem a bit out of character. However, The Post’s sources say …

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Here’s Amazon’s Next Batch of Kids Pilots

Amazon Studios has just announced a new round of original kids pilots, set to debut early next year. Like with previous pilot batches from Amazon, viewer feedback will help determine which series get picked up for full season runs. The new batch of kids pilots features three animated shows and two live-action shows. Here’s what you can look forward to: …

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Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available

Amazon has just released the first seven episodes of their first ever live-action show for kids. It’s called Annedroids, and it’s aimed at introducing scientific concepts to kids aged four through seven. According to Amazon: Annedroids is a live-action adventure series about “Anne,” a young female scientist, her human friends and their android assistants, and the amazing scientific discoveries they …

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Extant Lands on Amazon Prime This Weekend

If you’re curious about Halle Berry’s new sci-fi drama Extant and missed the premiere on CBS earlier this week, you’ll be able to stream it this weekend via Amazon Prime Instant Video. It’ll pop up on Sunday, July 13. Extant‘s super-fast appearance on a streaming service comes from a deal Amazon made with CBS back in January to bring new …

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Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available

Amazon’s second original kids series is now up on Prime Instant Video and available to stream. Creative Galaxy, from the creator of Blue’s Clues, was one of three original kids series greenlit during Amazon’s first round of original pilots. The show, described as a “make-along, create-along art adventure series for children ages three to five,” features some high-profile guest voice …

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Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for preschool-aged children about a “a delightfully curious blue fox, and his best friend Stick, a quirky caterpillar, as they embark …

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