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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles

Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came…

Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video

Canada, I’ve some good news and some bad news. What do you want to hear first? Ok, let’s go with the good. The good news is that Amazon is finally bringing their Amazon Prime subscription service to Canada. The bad…

Amazon Instant Video Finder Launches in Beta

While it’s not a personalized recommendation engine, Amazon has unveiled a tool that should make it easier for users to browse content and find something to watch. Amazon has just announced that they’ve opened up their Instant Video Finder Beta,…

Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More

Amazon has just announced another licensing agreement to bring more content to its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s A+E Networks. “In a year we have more than doubled the Prime Instant Video selection for our Prime members,” said…

Amazon Adds Thousands of Titles to Prime Instant Video through EPIX Deal

Another week, another announcement from Amazon that they’ve beefed up the content offerings on their Prime Instant video service. Today the company has announced an agreement with EPIX, the premium on-demand service that’s a joint venture between Viacom (Paramount), MGM,…

Amazon Touts Prime Service With Boatload of Stats

Today Amazon released a ‘look how awesome our Prime service is doing” update, and as a part of that self-promotion effort also gave us some pretty interesting stats about the seven-year-old program. First, Amazon is happy to announced that Prime…

Amazon Prime Instant Video Adds Battlestar Galactica, Heroes, and More through NBCUniversal Deal

So say we all. Amazon is a busy little bee when it comes to adding content to their streaming platform, Prime Instant Video. Earlier this week, they announced that ESPN’s acclaimed docu-series 30 for 30 was coming to Prime Instant…

ESPN’s 30 for 30 Sports Docu-Series Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video

In a landscape packed with legitimate streaming video heavyweights, Amazon is looking to make their Prime instant Video service more attractive with the addition of new content – this time from the sports and documentary genres. Today, the company announced…