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Bosch, The Rebels, Mozart In The Jungle And More Amazon Pilots Now Streaming
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.
Veronica Mars Series Now Available Streaming On Amazon Prime
Let me guess, since they announced the Veronica Mars movie, youíve been dying rewatch the entire series from start to finish. Or maybe youíve never seen it and youíve been looking for a way to get caught up without having to shell out for the DVDs. It stood to reason that Warner Bros. would give people the opportunity to do that ahead of the filmís release.
Mystery Thriller 'Extant' Episodes Will Be Available On Amazon Prime Days After Airing On CBS
Remember last summer when Amazon Prime made each new episode of CBSí hit summer drama Under the Dome available just days after it aired? Awareness of this may be contingent on whether or not you were a Prime subscriber at the time or had any interest in Under the Dome. Regardless, it was a new approach for CBS and Amazon Prime in quickly distributing the series on the streaming video service one episode at a time...
35 Amazon Prime TV Offerings For Binge Watching Over The Holidays
Stop me when this hits too close to home. Itís winter. You donít particularly want to go outside because itís cold. Unfortunately, staying home isnít particularly exciting because an overwhelming majority of television is on hiatus. So, youíre stuck between Monopoly and freezing your damn toes off, right? Wrong.
Malcolm McDowell And Gael Garcia Bernal Join Amazon Pilot Mozart In The Jungle
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.
Amazon Studios Director Explains Decision Not To Take Netflix's All-At-Once Approach With Original Series
Following the recent announcement that Amazon had set the premiere dates for their new original comedies Alpha House and Betas, we were left to wonder about the way Amazon was planning to roll out these new comedies. Theyíre not taking the Netflix approach to premiering their entire seasons all at once, nor are they quite going the network television route in releasing one episode at a time.
Betas And Alpha House Get November Premiere Dates At Amazon Prime
Amazon has finally set the premiere dates for their two new original comedies Alpha House and Betas. Both series will begin rolling out this month, with the first three episodes of each show made available for free to Amazon customers, while the episodes that follow will be made available to Amazon Prime subscribers exclusively. Alpha House will debut November 15, while Betas is set to launch November 22.
Maker Shack Agency Invention-Focused Kids Show Gets A Pilot Order At Amazon Studios
Kids like on-demand television as much as adults do, don't they? It's looking like Amazon Studios is banking on that, as they're moving forward on another children's pilot, which would presumably be made available via Prime Instant Video if it ends up going to series. Titled Maker Shack Agency, the pilot joins the five other previously announced pilots in development for the streaming video subscription service.
Jeffrey Tambor Will Play A Transgender Parent In Amazon Pilot Transparent
Jill Soloway, who wrote and directed the soon-to-release indie Afternoon Delight, is also writing and directing the pilot. Soloway has written and produced for such shows as Six Feet Under, United States of Tara and Greyís Anatomy.
Amazon Wins Emmy Award For Video Recommendations
Netflix isn't the only streaming video service with Emmy cred to boast. Granted, Netflix got the jump on Amazon in rolling out some top-notch original programming, garnering the service numerous deserved Emmy nominations this year. But Amazon has already beat Netflix to the punch in actually winning an Emmy Award, not for original programming, obviously, but for its work on Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery.
Michael Connolly's Bosch Could Be One Of Amazon's First Original Dramas
Thus far, Amazon's focus in terms of its original programming has been on children's programming and comedy. But it looks like they're venturing into drama territory, and they're going with a popular series of novels to do it. Michael Connelly fans may be interested to know that Harry Bosch could be headed to the small screen, assuming things go well for the pilot Amazon has greenlit.
Amazon Prime Secures New Viacom Deal, Netflix Still Way Ahead In Streaming Video Viewership
Amazon Prime subscribers will eventually be enjoying even more great TV content through the site's streaming video service. Amazon announced today that they've secured a multi-year video licensing agreement with Viacom, which will add a selection of TV shows available exclusively through Prime Instant Video.
Amazon Confirms Five Series Orders, Including Betas And Alpha House
Previous reports had already indicated that comedy pilots Betas and Alpha House were going to series at Amazon Prime. Today, Amazon Studios has officially announced the series orders for both comedies, as well as three of the six children's pilots in contention at the streaming video service. Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleleaf have all made the cut.
Amazon Picks Up Betas And Alpha House To Series, Drops Two Other Pilots
Just a few weeks after Amazon made eight pilots available for audiences to both watch and review (as well as 14 childrenís pilots), the company is busy deciding which pilots to move forward to series and which wonít make the cut. On Friday, Amazon announced Betas and Alpha House have earned pick ups, while the high profile project Zombieland and Browsers will not be moving forward.
Amazon Children's Pilots: Kids And Mom Weigh In
Among the set of pilots offered for viewers to check out and review on Amazon are a group of new childrenís shows. In the interest of giving them a fair review, I brought in a couple of TV critics of the proper age to check them out. Hereís what my kids, who are nearly 6 and 4, thought of the new shows, along with a parentís perspective on each show (including how annoying they are to adult viewers).