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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Sopranos, The Wire, and More HBO Hits Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video

Today’s the day, people. If you’re an Amazon Prime Subscriber, you can now stream a handful of some of HBO’s best shows of the past (and a few from the present) on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Nearly a month ago,…

Amazon’s First Batch of Original Kids Shows Premiere This Summer

Amazon Studios has already entered the market with original drama and comedy series geared toward adults, but over the course of the next couple months, they’ll finally give the kiddos something to watch. Amazon plans to debut three new children’s…

HBO Shows Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video

In a move that has given Amazon Prime Instant Video its first true competitive advantage over Netflix, Amazon has just announced that a bunch of HBO content is coming to their streaming video service. Starting on May 21st, Amazon Prime…

Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

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…

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24…

That Amazon Set Top Box May Be Coming In March [Rumor]

Amazon has long had its sights set on the living room if rumors are to be believed. The company is already reportedly working on a game console. Before it gets to that, however, it may be working on something a…

Amazon Prime UK Gets a £30 Price Hike, Streaming Video

Amazon is shaking up the way they package Amazon Prime and LOVEFiLM streaming video in UK, and it’s likely going to anger some longtime Amazon Prime users. Starting on February 26th, Amazon Prime will cost UK residents £79 a year–up…

The Americans Now Streaming (Exclusively) on Amazon Prime

Through a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television, Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming home of the hit FX drama The Americans. If you’re unfamiliar with FX’s drama, it stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as married…