IMDb TV adds dedicated ‘Walking Dead’ service in six channel AMC deal

US network AMC has partnered with Amazon-owned IMDb TV in a deal that will place six AMC channels on the free, ad-supported streamer’s ‘Watch Live’ line-up. Two channels have already launched, including The Walking Dead Experience, which will feature past episodes of AMC’s apocalyptic horror series The Walking Dead and its spin-off Fear The Walking […]

Exclusive: Amazon’s IMDb TV hires Fremantle, A+E alum for acquisitions

Amazon-owned streamer IMDb TV has hired former Fremantle and A+E Networks exec Samuel Harowitz to work across the AVOD service’s fast-growing acquisitions activity, TBI has learned. Harowitz becomes senior content acquisition manager at the increasingly acquisitive US-based streaming service and is based out of the firm’s Culver City offices in California. He was most recently […]

Amazon’s IMDb snags Sony’s ‘Alex Rider’ for the US

Amazon’s IMDb TV has become the latest operator to pick up Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) self-commissioned coming-of-age spy thriller Alex Rider for its service in the US. The agreement will also see Amazon acquire the drama for its Prime Video service in Germany, Austria and Latin America, following a similar deal struck in the UK […]