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Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

By Josh Wolford April 10, 2014

Amazon has just made the official announcement that two new drama pilots have been greenlit for Amazon Studios’ third pilot season, in which Amazon unleashes a handful of new shows and uses viewer feedback to determine which ones stick. In …

Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has just signed on for a new series based on sci-fi heroine Barbarella, reports Deadline. Barbarella got her start as the title character in an early 60s French comic from author Jean-Claude Forest. In 1968, she hit the …

Amazon Releases New 'Betas' Trailer Ahead Of Debut Amazon Releases New 'Betas' Trailer Ahead Of Debut

Amazon has released a new trailer for its upcoming series Betas, which begins its regular launch on Friday. Here’s the description for the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, …

Good Early Turn Out For Amazon's Alpha House Good Early Turn Out For Amazon's Alpha House

Amazon released the first three episodes of its new show Alpha House last week. The company announced today that it was the most-watched show on Amazon over the weekend. The series is written by Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau, and …

Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has just released the first three episodes of its first original series Alpha House, and you can watch them for free on Amazon Instant Video. Alpha House stars John Goodman and was written by Doonesbury‘s Garry Trudeau. It focuses …

Amazon Departs from Netflix's Mass-Release Path Amazon Departs from Netflix's Mass-Release Path
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Amazon has just announced when and how they’re going to release episodes of two recently greenlit original comedies – Alpha House and Betas. Alpha House will premiere on November 15th and Betas a week later on November 22nd. Amazon says …

Amazon Turns to Original Dramas, Orders New Pilots Amazon Turns to Original Dramas, Orders New Pilots

For the first time, Amazon Studios is switching its focus from comedy to drama. Amazon has just announced that they’ve greenlit two new drama pilots – both involving some pretty big names. The first is called The After and it’s …

Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots Amazon Greenlights a Trio of Comedy Pilots

Amazon has some more original pilots on the way, and they’re coming from some pretty big names. First up, Mozart in the Jungle comes to us from writers Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom, The Darjeeling Limited) and actor Jason Schwartzman. Amazon …

Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works

While Netflix has received a lot of attention for its original shows throughout the year (including fourteen Emmy nominations and a much talked-about speech from Kevin Spacey last week), don’t forget, it’s online streaming competitors are gearing up to offer …

Amazon releases new concept video for viewers Amazon releases new concept video for viewers

A story about a man and his jellyfish. Small town ruin and survival. Post-apocalyptic future. These are just a few scenarios from Amazon’s new collection of video releases Amazon announced the release of some concept videos; a way to illustrate …

Amazon Kicks Off Round 2 of Pilots with 5 Kids Shows Amazon Kicks Off Round 2 of Pilots with 5 Kids Shows

Back in April, Amazon debuted 14 new pilots – a mix of kids shows and adult shows. They opened up all the pilots for users to watch, for free, in order to provide feedback on which pilots should be developed …

Amazon Options Movie About Comet The Reindeer Amazon Options Movie About Comet The Reindeer

Amazon Studios, Amazon’s original content production arm, announced today that it has optioned a film project called Comet, a movie about one of Santa’s reindeer not named Rudolph. Yes, it’s been done before. Kind of: But that doesn’t mean it …

Amazon Pitches A Couple Of Original Movie Ideas Amazon Pitches A Couple Of Original Movie Ideas

Amazon Studios, Amazon’s original video content creation arm, has released a couple of “elevator pitch” videos for projects it has on its movie development slate. The first one is for a movie called Orange Curtain, which takes place in ’92 …

Amazon's Zombieland Series Gets the Ax Amazon's Zombieland Series Gets the Ax
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It appears that the fans have spoken – Amazon Studio’s Zombieland series will not be receiving a full run. The news was tweeted out by series writer/producer Rhett Reese, who went on to say that viewers “hated it out of …

Amazon Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success Amazon Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success

On Friday, Amazon finally made all of those pilots they had been talking about for months available for all to view and vote on. Amazon has said that they will use user feedback to determine which of the 14 pilots …

Amazon Debuts 14 Pilots, Wants Your Feedback Amazon Debuts 14 Pilots, Wants Your Feedback

Amazon Studios has just unveiled 14 new pilots for your viewing pleasure, and your feedback will determine which pilots are developed into something more. Over on the Amazon Original Pilots page, you can find the pilots for 8 different comedy …

Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …