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Amazon Prime signs Peter Crouch for Sony’s Human Media football show

Amazon Prime Video has linked up with former Liverpool FC star Peter Crouch (pictured) on a weekly football show that will coincide with the start of the English Premier League, which the streamer has rights to. Back of the Net will be a weekly studio entertainment series that features Crouch, who has played for 10 […]

Amazon scores football docuseries with Starbucks, October Films, Brutal Media

Amazon Prime Video is preparing to make a docuseries about football available to its subscribers that has been produced with companies including the production arm of coffee chain Starbucks. This Is Football, produced by UK indie October Films in collaboration with Brutal Media and Starbucks Productions, will explore the emotions, stories and passions around the […]

Amazon grows sports coverage with WTA deal

Amazon has expanded its live sports portfolio, snapping up the exclusive rights to the Women’s Tennis Association tour in a four-year deal covering the UK and Ireland. The WTA deal adds to Amazon’s slate of tennis coverage, which also includes the ATP Tour and the US Open, and is the first time both professional tours […]

A+E Networks UK launches true crime SVOD on Amazon Prime Video

A+E Networks UK has launched SVOD service Crime+Investigation Play on Amazon Prime Video Channels. A+E is charging customers £3.99 ($3.14) for a monthly subscription to Crime+Investigation Play, with an initial 7-day free trial. The UK service carries true crime shows such as Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence (Season 1), Homicide Hunter (Season 3) and The Jail: 60 Days […]

Amazon orders second YA project to series with ‘The Wilds’

Amazon has ordered its second YA project in recent weeks, picking up The Wilds to series. Created by Daredevil scribe Sarah Streicher, the drama follows a group of teenage girls from different backgrounds who survive a plane crash and end up on a desert island as part of an elaborate social experiment. Amazon ordered a […]

Amazon takes CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek’ spin-off for global

Amazon Prime Video has picked up CBS All Access’ Star Trek spin-off on Captain Jean-Luc Picard for international.  The streaming giant has swooped in to buy global rights to the Patrick Stewart-fronted series for more than 200 countries and territories outside of the US and Canada. TBI understands that Amazon will also have streaming rights in […]

History Play launches in UK and Germany on Amazon Channels

Amazon has added the A+E Networks’ History Play streaming service to its line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria, marking the first time the service has been available in the three countries. Prime members will gain access to History Play with an add-on subscription of £3.99 ($5) in the UK and €3.99 ($4.50) […]

Amazon gets European exec teams in place as it “bulks up” unscripted

Amazon is staffing up across Europe with commissioning and business affairs teams in major markets, while “bulking up” unscripted efforts as it looks for more reality and documentary fare out of the UK and Spain. Georgia Brown, director of European originals at Amazon, said the business is going through a “heavy period of investment” as […]

Amazon’s global profile sparks Grand Tour format change

Jeremy Clarkson has said that The Grand Tour’s increasingly international profile on Amazon Prime Video has led to key changes that make the motoring format more global-facing. The presenter, who hosts the series with Richard Hammond and James May, said various format points were evaluated ahead of the show’s third series, which debuts on Friday (18 January) […]

Sony’s anime service joins Amazon Channels UK line-up

Sony Pictures Television’s anime service, FunimationNow, has joined the Amazon Prime Video Channels line-up in the UK. The rollout marks SPT’s first service launch on Prime Video in the UK and Funimation joins Amazon’s roster of more than 70 channels that are available as individual subscriptions for Prime subscribers. Funimation is priced at £4.99 (US$6.50) […]

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