Reports: Amazon Deal To Buy MGM Studios For $9 Billion Nearly Done

According to numerous reports Amazon is very close to a deal to buy MGM Studios and its film library for nearly $9 billion with debt. This would significantly alter the streaming wars and give Amazon a huge base of over…

Amazon’s First Original Movie Is Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Amazon, which has begun to have success with its original TV series, is finally jumping into the world of original films. The company has officially announced its first project – Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq. In January, Amazon announced plans to produce…

‘Transparent’ Season Three Is Already a Go

Amazon has announced that it has greenlit a third season of its award-winning original series Transparent – and the second season hasn’t even premiered yet. The third season will begin filming next week. The show’s creator, Jill Soloway, will stay…

‘Bosch’ Season 2 Is a Go After Strong Performance

Bosch, Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, has already been greenlit for a second season. That means it’s also the first drama series to be renewed at Amazon. The show, which premiered ten episodes back in February, is based on a…

Bosch, Amazon’s New Cop Drama, Is Now Available

All ten episodes of Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, Bosch, are now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Bosch is based on a series of Michael Connelly novels that follow Harry Bosch, a “relentless LAPD homicide detective who…

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…

Amazon Is Going to Make Movies for Theatrical Release and Quick Debut on Prime

Earlier this month, Amazon picked up its first-ever major award win, taking home a Golden Globe award for its original series Transparent. Is Amazon now shooting for Oscars? The company has announced plans to produce at least a dozen original…

Here Are 13 New Pilots You Can Watch Now on Amazon

It’s time for another round of new pilots from Amazon Studios. The company has just made available 13 new pilots (seven for adults and six for kids). Here’s what’s now available via Amazon Instant Video: Cocked Created by Sam Baum…

Bosch, Amazon’s First Hour-Long Drama, Lands Feb 13

Amazon’s first hour-long drama will hit Prime Instant Video on February 13. Bosch, based on bestselling author Michael Connelly’s books about LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch (City of Bones, The Concrete Blonde, and Echo Park), was greenlit back in March…

Woody Allen Heads to Amazon for First-Ever TV Series

Amazon Studios and Woody Allen have just announced a partnership that will see the acclaimed filmmaker write and direct his first-ever TV series. It doesn’t have a name at this point – it’s simply Untitled Woody Allen Project – but…

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…

Amazon’s New Pilots Will Debut on January 15

Amazon has just announced that its new season of pilots, which includes 13 new shows, will debut on January 15. The new set of hopefuls was first announced back in November. Here are the seven pilots you’ll be able to…

Golden Globe Nominations See Netflix and Amazon Battling It Out for the First Time

The nominations for the Golden Globe Awards – where lovers of the big and the small screen alike can see their favorite stars/productions honored – are here. In an early morning ceremony, Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton, and Jeremy…

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Show, Now Available

Amazon’s first live-action kids series aimed at older kids (those aged six to 11) is now available to stream – the first six episodes at least. Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, the project of first-time writer David Anaxogorias, launches…

Mozart in the Jungle Hits Amazon December 23

Amazon Studios’ new comedy show, Mozart in the Jungle, has just received an official premiere date – December 23. Amazon will release all 10 episodes of the first season at once on Amazon Prime. Mozart in the Jungle was first…

Amazon Announces 2015’s First Set of Pilots

Amazon Studios has just announced the seven new shows that will make up its first pilot season of 2015. Set to debut early next year, the set of pilots includes hour-long shows, half-hour shows, and a docu-series. Without further ado,…

Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Shows Debuts Nov 21

Amazon’s newest live-action kids series, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, will land on Amazon Prime Instant Video on November 21. The series follows Gortimer, “a kid fiercely loyal to his best friends and family, as he embarks with Ranger…

Alpha House Season 2 Now Available

As promised, Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House‘s second season is now available in its entirety The Amazon original series stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy. Alpha House was the first original series from Amazon…

Amazon Is Ready to Spend Big Bucks on Originals

Amazon is apparently looking to throw the checkbook at promising new shows – and the company is focusing on comedy. That’s the word from Variety, who quotes the ubiquitous sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, Amazon Studios…

Transparent Season Two Gets the Go-ahead As Amazon Touts Record Viewing

Have you watched Amazon’s newest original series Transparent? According to Amazon, a lot of people have. The show, a half-hour “novelistic” series that explores the lives of a family and its transgender patriarch (played by Jeffrey Tambor), debuted last week…