All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘prime instant video’

Amazon Is Dropping Crappy Reality Shows from Prime Instant Video

It could be because it wants to really go after Netflix in the original content game. It could be because it just thinks that type of TV sucks. Either way, Amazon has reportedly decided to ditch some reality programming. Bloomberg quotes the ubiquitous “people with knowledge on the matter” who say that Amazon is working to drop shows like Teen …

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Amazon Launches Prime Instant Video For Android

Amazon announced today that Prime Instant Video is now available for Android for Prime members in the US, UK, and Germany. Availability comes in the form of an update to the Amazon App, which also features the standard Amazon shopping capabilities. “Tens of millions of our customers have installed the Amazon app on their Android phones in order to enjoy …

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Downton Abbey Season 4 Hits Amazon Prime

If you’ve been waiting to take the trip back to Downton Abbey, today’s the day to start your journey (if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber). Season four of the hit PBS drama has just landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Prime Instant Video is the only subscription streaming service that will have season four, as well as the previous three …

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Amazon Snags ‘Vikings’ Series, MGM Movies for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the HISTORY channel earlier this year, available to stream for free for all Prime customers. Vikings saw some success in the …

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Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series

As far as subscription-based streaming video providers go, Netflix got out ahead of the rest of the pack when it comes to high-quality original content. And since they’re the trendsetters, it’s their release style and structure that most people have come to expect. Just dump all of the episodes at once – that’s the Netflix way. They did it with …

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Zombieland, Amazon’s Just-Greenlit Pilot, Gets a Poster

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that they had ordered up a pilot for Zombieland, a TV series based on the incredibly popular movie of the same name. When the pilot makes its way to Prime Instant Video, user feedback will determine whether or not it receives orders for a full series run. It will have some competition, going up against …

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Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

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 Sara and Sam on absorbing and relatable mysteries that spring from the questions young children encounter in their daily lives. …

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Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows

Amazon has just announced a new content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive that brings a ton of popular cooking, travel, and do-it-yourself programming to Prime Instant Video. The deal will bring shows from five different Scripps networks: HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. This means that starting today, Prime members can stream Rachael Ray’s Week …

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Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified

Another day in February, another exclusive content grab from Amazon. Today, the company announced that their Prime Instant Video service will be the exclusive online streaming home to the FX hit Justified. Also part of this new deal is the now-completed FX series The Shield. Justified has already been available to purchase from Amazon at $1.99 an episode, but now …

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IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has updated its iOS app to provide seamless functionality with Amazon’s Prime Instant Video app. With the new version, any TV show or movie that’s available to stream using Prime Instant Video will feature a link on its IMDb page. This feature has been available on IMDb.com for some time now. All you have to …

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Amazon Steals Downton Abbey From Netflix & Hulu – Past, Present, and Future

As of right now, you can watch the hit Masterpiece Classic show Downton Abbey on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Some time this year, that will no longer be the case. Amazon has just announced a deal with PBS Distribution that will make Prime Instant Video the only place that Downton Fans will be able to stream the …

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Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, they will pop up on Amazon Prime Instant Video. The episodes will be available to stream on CBS.com, but only …

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