Amazon Freevee

Amazon Freevee saves ‘American Rust’ following Showtime axe

Amazon’s AVDO service Freevee (aka IMDb TV) has saved Jeff Daniels-starring American Rust, following its cancellation by Showtime. The show will become available exclusively on the ad-supported streaming platform in the US, with Boat Rocker again producing. Daniels, Dan Futterman and Adam Rapp will exec produce on the series, which is set in a Pennsylvania […]

TBI Weekly: What lies beyond the SVOD horizon?

Netflix’s plummeting share price has underlined the fragility of an SVOD-only model and already fed through to content cuts – even Meghan Markle and Prince Harry couldn’t avoid the swinging axe as the streamer looks to slash spending. Yet while Netflix gets to grips with “the complexity of advertising”, it’s been clear to many for some time now […]

Amazon Freevee boosts originals slate with scripted & unscripted orders

Amazon’s AVOD service Freevee has announced a slew of new originals series and pickups on existing shows, across both scripted and unscripted. These new orders come following Freevee’s commitment last month to grow its slate of originals by 70% and roll out in Germany later this year, as it rebranded from IMDb TV. Among the […]

IMDb TV rebrands as Amazon Freevee, plans German launch & originals push

Amazon’s AVOD service IMDb TV is rebranding as Amazon Freevee, with plans to grow its slate of originals by 70% and roll out in Germany later this year. The service, which is currently available in the US and the UK, will officially change its name on 27 April, more than two years after its 2019 […]