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Amazon launches second wave of pilots

Amazon’s production arm Amazon Studios has debuted a host of new original programme pilots spanning comedy, drama and kids shows. The 10 pilots launched today on Amazon-owned VOD service Lovefilm in the UK and on Prime Instant Video in the US, with a selection of the shows that prove most popular due to be made […]

Amazon, Xbox cool on Netflix’s binge model

The executives running the content arms of Amazon and Xbox have separately told TBI they have serious reservations about the Netflix model of releasing all episodes of an original series at once. Amazon Studios is about to release a slew of originals for its Amazon Instant Prime service in the US following a fruitful wave […]

Electus making kids original for Amazon

Amazon Studios, the original production arm of online retailer Amazon, has greenlit a pilot for a live-action children’s series from US-based Electus Studios. Maker Shack Agency will follow the exploits of a 13 year-old inventor and his friends, who all use science and ingenuity to solve problems in people’s lives. IAC-backed Electus will team with […]