Why Woody Allen Really Regrets His Upcoming TV Show image
For a man who doesn't even own a computer, jumping into the world of television can be a difficult feat. And only a few months in, Woody Allen already regrets agreeing to writing and directing a Amazon TV series.
Catarina Cowden 2015-05-16
Sigmund And The Sea Monsters Is Inexplicably Getting Remade  image
Sid and Marty Kroft's Sigmund and the Seamonsters has been picked by Amazon for an series remake. The live action show from the 70s was part of a classic group of shows including Land of the Lost.
Gretchen Kelly 2015-02-13
Transparent Season 1 Will Stream Free For Everyone, Get The Details image
One year ago, Amazon Studios was mostly known for bringing John Goodman back to episodic work, but itís now the home of a bustling line of original programming and intriguing upcoming projects, and its current standout Transparent is soon getting a free-to-stream run for those without Amazon Prime subscriptions.
Nick Venable 2015-01-22
The 3 Best New Amazon Pilots, And Why You Should Be Watching image
As with their earlier Pilot Seasons, Amazon has brought a genre-jumping variety of would-be series for viewers of all ages, and there are three of them that absolutely need to be enjoyed by everyone now, so that they may one day get full series orders. (Not that a series order did Chris Carterís After any good.) Check them all out and vote, vote, vote!
Nick Venable 2015-01-18
Guillermo Del Toro Wants To Turn This Magical Idea Into A TV Show image
Having brought his own co-written novel to TV with FXís The Strain, del Toro is quite possibly in the most prolific period of his career, and he's getting ready to return to a once-vacated project with magic at its center.
Nick Venable 2015-01-09
HBO Go Is Now Available On Amazon Fire TV image
Amazon Fire TV has worked to become an awesome set-top box, but one giant piece was missing until today. This morning, HBO Go was finally made available on Amazon Fire TV, and the subscription streaming service also notes that a deal has been worked out so that Fire TV Stick owners will get the service. More details after the jump.
Jessica Rawden 2014-12-15
Nielsen Will Start Tracking Amazon And Netflix For Ratings image
Which series is more popular, House of Cards or Orange is the New Black? And how many people have watched Alpha House and Transparent? Amazon and Netflix haven't exactly been willing to share that information, but it may be available soon enough, as Nielsen's going to start collecting their own data, much in the way they do with network and cable television.
Kelly West 2014-11-18
Why Tom And Jerry Now Comes With A Racism Warning image
Weíre living in a world that is as connected to past media as it is to present media. While some reminders of the past are good, others have to come with their own ďethnic and racial prejudiceĒ warnings. Recently, we learned Amazon Prime has slapped one of these warnings on a very famous cartoon. Tom and Jerry, the cat and mouse comedy created way back in 1940 by William Hanna and Jack Barbera, now comes with its own warning label.
Jessica Rawden 2014-10-02
Philip K. Dick's The Man In The High Castle Gets Pilot Order From Amazon Studios image
The Man in the High Castle comes from Ridley Scottís production company Scot Free, and you may remember they tried to turn this novel into a 4-hour miniseries for the BBC a few years ago, and then later tried with a Syfy miniseries. Will the third time be the charm?
Nick Venable 2014-07-24
Steven Soderbergh-Produced Comedy Red Oaks Officially Set For Amazon Pilot Season image
And Soderbergh isnít the only big name in Red OaksĎ corner. Directing the pilot will be David Gordon Green, who recently returned to his dramatic roots with Nic Cage in Joe, though heíll probably be bringing his Eastbound & Down swagger to this project.
Nick Venable 2014-07-07
Watch Gary Busey Demonstrate Amazon's Fire TV Voice Search Feature  image
This week, Amazon launched their new set-top box Fire TV, along with the above ad, which has Gary Busey expressing his love of talking to things. That leads into a demonstration of of the voice search -- "that actually works" -- feature that's included with this new device. After wandering around talking to random objects, Busey attempts to search for himself on Roku but is denied. Things go a bit better for him when he uses Amazon's Fire TV, which gives him all the Busey he can handle.
Kelly West 2014-04-03
Amazon Fire TV Set-Top Box, Do You Need It? image
Amazon's throwing its hat into the Set-Top Box ring by unveiling the Fire TV, a device that works like Roku or Apple TV in delivering digital content to your TV sets. At the reasonable price of $99, Fire TV is compatible with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and obviously Amazon Instant Video and Amazon Prime. And while it's compatible with Showtime's digital on demand service Showtime Anytime, it isn't compatible with HBO Go.
Kelly West 2014-04-02
Bosch, The Rebels, Mozart In The Jungle And More Amazon Pilots Now Streaming image
Amazon Studios takes an interactive approach to narrowing down their pilot selection. Previously, they posted a selections of comedies and kid shows online and let viewers weigh in with their opinions. The feedback is taken into account when they make their final decisions. Amazon's doing this again for their next slate of programming, which consists of comedies, dramas and kids programs and the pilots are now available to view.
Kelly West 2014-02-06
Wonder Woman Origin Show 'Amazon' No Longer In Development image
Wonder Woman fans got some big news early last month when it was announced that the character would finally be appearing in a live-action feature film. But while she's getting ready to hit the big screen, it appears that plans to bring the superheroine back to the small screen have stalled. It's not being reported that the CW has shut down the development of Amazon, the series that was meant to tell the origin story of Wonder Woman Smallville-style.
Eric Eisenberg 2014-01-15
Malcolm McDowell And Gael Garcia Bernal Join Amazon Pilot Mozart In The Jungle image
It isnít all kids shows and comedies over at Amazon Prime. The online storeís streaming video service is branching out in their original programming, and that includes developing a pilot from Paul Weitz called Mozart in the Jungle, which is said to be about sex, drugs and classical music.
Kelly West 2013-12-05
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