Amazon Prime Instant Video members to get HBO shows

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Amazon has just announced a deal with HBO to bring older shows such as The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and Rome to the Prime Instant Video service starting May 21. The shows are already available on Amazon…

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM transitions to Prime Instant Video

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The news out of Luxemburg early this morning may have been a surprise to some, but others may have foreseen the inevitable transition of Amazon’s UK-based LOVEFiLM streaming service to their Prime Instant Video service. In short,…

Amazon boasts over 36.8 million products ordered on Cyber Monday

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How good was this shopping season? Ask Amazon. The company boasts over 36.8 million products were ordered online from Amazon on Cyber Monday this year. The orders include the most ever shipments of Kindle e-readers and Kindle…

US Postal service shipping Amazon products on Sundays

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Here’s some good news for Amazon Prime customers. The U.S. Postal Service has started delivering packages on Sundays within the cities of Los Angeles and New York. Customers in available regions will now see the Sunday…

Amazon greenlights two-hour drama-genre pilots for 2014

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Amazon Studios has greenlit its first two-hour drama pilots scheduled to stream free for customers early 2014. The pilots will be available on both Amazon Prime Instant Video and Amazon’s LOVEFiLM in the UK. Chris Carter…

Amazon Instant Video greenlights five kids’ show pilots

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Given the success of Amazon Studios’ previous set of show pilots that utilized customer feedback to determine which titles would be developed into full series, Amazon has given the greenlight to another 5 pilots. The shows,…

Amazon bows original children’s series pilot Sara Solves It

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  Amazon has announced their Amazon Studios production company has given the greenlight to a new original series pilot titled Sara Solves It. Sara Solves It is created and produced by Carol Greenwald (Curious George) and Angela…

Amazon adds Disney/ABC titles to instant video library

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Amazon has announced a deal with Disney/ABC that adds 800 titles to their Prime Instant Video streaming service. The content will come from ABC Studios, The Disney Channel, ABC Family, and Marvel and is available free-of-charge to Amazon Prime members. Titles to be added to the Instant Video library include Lost and Grey’s Anatomy (available 11/1/11), Felicity, The Disney Channel’s Phineas & Ferb, and Marvel’s X-Men Evolution.

Review: Amazon Prime Instant Video

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Even though Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service was launched back in February of this year, it seems relevant to do a review of the service as many Netflix customers are considering other options. Amazon’s Instant Video…