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NFL Thursday Night Football is coming to Amazon earlier than expected

NFL Thursday Night Football is coming to Amazon earlier than expected

In mid-March, the NFL announced a series of new media deals, including a big one with Amazon that will bring its Thursday Night Football games to the company's Prime platform. Per the original announcement, the deal would kick off with the 2023 season and continue on through 2033, but something changed behind closed doors and now the partnership will start a year earlier than first announced.

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Amazon reports blockbuster Q1 2021: Pandemic and Prime Day 2021

Amazon reports blockbuster Q1 2021: Pandemic and Prime Day 2021

Amazon has announced its Q1 2021 financial results, and it turns out a lot of people did a lot of online shopping during the pandemic. Jeff Bezos' retail behemoth saw net sales surge 44-percent year on year, while net income rocketed to $8.1 billion for the three month period, more than three times the amount in Q1 2020. Looking ahead, Amazon is counting on Prime Day 2021 to help give it more of the same.

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Borat Supplemental Reportings special is coming to Amazon Prime

Borat Supplemental Reportings special is coming to Amazon Prime

If you couldn't get enough of the Borat sequel Subsequent Moviefilm, Amazon has some good news: there's a Borat special in the pipeline and it's more than an hour long. This isn't a third movie, mind, but rather is a special with scenes that didn't make it in Subsequent Moviefilm. Amazon announced the news with a trailer.

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Best Buy paid membership program is its Amazon Prime response

Best Buy paid membership program is its Amazon Prime response

Amazon really turned the retail industry on its head and even until now big shot competitors from brick and mortar businesses are still trying to catch up to it. One of Amazon's biggest weapons is Prime membership and its perks and rivals are still trying their hand at offering their customers something similar. After Walmart's own Walmart+, Best Buy is now testing its own paid subscription program but with a more "human" spin to set it apart from Amazon Prime.

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Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Only days after a leak claimed as much, the National Football League has officially announced its new broadcast deals for seasons running through 2033 -- and Amazon is among the companies that scored a long-term deal. Other media partners on the receiving end of NFL deals include FOX, NBC, CBS, and ESPN/ABC.

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Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America hits Amazon Prime Video early

Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America hits Amazon Prime Video early

Amazon surprised Prime Video subscribers by releasing Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America comedy a day early. The title, which is a sequel to the 1988 comedy, sees Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall return for another trip to the US. Prime Video subscribers can stream the movie, which was originally intended for a theatrical release, for free.

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Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout bundle dropped with Amazon

Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout bundle dropped with Amazon

If you already have an Amazon Prime account and already play Fall Guys, now might be a good time to scoop some loot. There'll be 6 total "drops" available for this game with Amazon Prime Gaming over the next few months, including "the exclusive MVP Bundle," with its own "super sporty costume and three Crowns."

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith is being turned into a TV show for Amazon

Mr. & Mrs. Smith is being turned into a TV show for Amazon

Amazon will be home to a TV show adaptation of the hit 2005 movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith. The reboot is coming from Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the duo announced in Instagram stories, indicating the series will be available to stream sometime next year. Amazon Studios and New Regency are behind the show.

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Fall Guys players get free winter skin, but only with Prime Gaming

Fall Guys players get free winter skin, but only with Prime Gaming

One of the year's top games, Fall Guys, comes with a variety of costumes for its adorable pill-shaped characters. Every so often, a free skin arrives and that's the case this time around -- but you can only get it if you're a Prime Gaming member. The winter-themed skin will soon be joined by additional freebies, with the next scheduled to arrive in January.

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Walmart+ takes on Prime in a big way by dropping its greatest limitation

Walmart+ takes on Prime in a big way by dropping its greatest limitation

Walmart+, the retailer's subscription service, is about to become a bit more appealing for diehard Prime fans. The company has announced that it will remove its minimum order requirement for shipping, meaning you'll be able to impulsively order whatever little trinket or gadget you may need. Other features, such as grocery deliveries, remain the same.

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Amazon will exclusively stream the 49ers vs Cardinals game in December

Amazon will exclusively stream the 49ers vs Cardinals game in December

If you're planning to watch the Cardinals and 49ers battle it out next month, you'll need to use Twitch or Prime Video -- unless you happen to live in Phoenix or San Francisco, in which case you'll be able to catch it through the local broadcast stations. The deal was announced by the NFL, which notes that it will also make the game available to eligible mobile users.

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Amazon’s Prime Video Channels may soon lose HBO option

Amazon’s Prime Video Channels may soon lose HBO option

Amazon offers its subscribers access to 'Prime Video Channels,' which is a direct way for Amazon users to sign up for certain third-party video streaming services like HBO, Starz, and more. Though Prime Video Channels isn't going anywhere, a new report suggests that WarnerMedia may remove HBO from the roster in order to bolster its competing HBO Max streaming service.

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