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Amazon and BBC tie up brings Sherlock and more to Prime Instant Video

Amazon and BBC tie up brings Sherlock and more to Prime Instant Video

Fans of BBC TV shows that also have a subscription to Amazon Prime Instant Video will be able to catch upon some of the past seasons of their favorite shows using the streaming service. Amazon and BBC Worldwide have announced that they have teamed up to bring multiple seasons of some of the most popular BBC programs to Prime subscribers. The shows include Doctor Who, Sherlock, The Office, and Call the Midwife among others.

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Amazon pilot season brings ten new show pilots

Amazon pilot season brings ten new show pilots

Pilot season has begun with Amazon and they are asking for help in deciding which of the shows will go on to become a full series. There are ten pilots in total. That group of ten includes some comedy and drama shows and five intended for the younger audience. Regardless of the intended audience, Amazon has all ten of the pilots available for viewing through the Instant Video service.

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Xbox 360 LOVEFiLM Instant app gets Watchlist and new UI update

Xbox 360 LOVEFiLM Instant app gets Watchlist and new UI update

Xbox 360 owners subscribing to Amazon's LOVEFiLM on-demand movie service can now get the same enhanced Instant streaming system that their PS3 peers have been enjoying since May, as the Microsoft console gets the new entertainment update. The refresh brings support for the LOVEFiLM Watchlist - effectively a queue of titles the user wants to see - to the console, in addition to new and improved search functionality.

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Netflix and Amazon ink DreamWorks and Disney content deals

Netflix and Amazon ink DreamWorks and Disney content deals

Netflix and Amazon's LOVEFiLM are each getting a burst of new content, its been announced, with DreamWorks and Disney each promising fresh on-demand titles for the cord-cutting favorites. On Netflix, a new deal with DreamWorks will see more than 300 hours of new programming based on existing and upcoming franchises such as Turbo added, while LOVEFiLM will get a mixture of new and classic titles like Dumbo, Ratatouille, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

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Amazon snatches Viacom on-demand deal leaving Netflix facing parent ire

Amazon snatches Viacom on-demand deal leaving Netflix facing parent ire

Amazon has sealed a deal with Viacom, bringing a clutch of new shows - including Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go! - to Prime Instant Video, and potentially dropping Netflix in even hotter water with angry parents. The deal, which will see Amazon add Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTC, and Comedy Central shows to its on-demand catalog, follows the expiration of Netflix's licensing agreement with Viacom last month, which prompted outcry from some subscribers after the shows their children watched regularly suddenly disappeared from the listings.

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Amazon Studios reveals five first original shows

Amazon Studios reveals five first original shows

Amazon has revealed the first five shows that will make up its Amazon Studios Original Series line-up, hoping to prove that Netflix isn't the only on-demand service that can make its own content (and maybe have a better reception than Arrested Development). Two comedy shows, Alpha House and Betas, and three children's shows, Annebots, Creative Galaxy, and Tumbleaf, were selected when Amazon and LOVEFiLM through the decision making process open to the public vote, with the first episodes expected to show up later this year.

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Amazon Digital Media Innovation Hub will push next-gen content delivery

Amazon Digital Media Innovation Hub will push next-gen content delivery

Amazon is boosting its R&D work into digital media, including "interactive digital services" for consoles, smart TV, tablets and other mobile devices, with a new Digital Media Innovation Hub opening in the UK. The new 47,000 sq. ft. center in Central London will pull together software engineers, UI experts and graphic designers, who will likely be responsible for not only bringing Amazon's site up to date, but for developing the next-gen Kindle Fire tablet interface and software for the much-rumored Kindle smartphone.

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