The After


Amazon buys Shaun the Sheep, Ben 10

Amazon Prime Instant Video has acquired exclusive UK streaming rights to Aardman Animation’s stop-motion series Shaun the Sheep and Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 Ominverse. The long-running CBeebies series are now available on the platform, and the deal comes ahead of Shaun the Sheep: The Movie launching in UK cinemas on February 6. A separate deal […]

Amazon adds 4K content to Prime Instant Video

Amazon has added 4K, Ultra High-Definition movies and TV shows to its subscription VoD service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. Amazon Prime customers will be able to access the Ultra HD content at no additional cost, with the first of this content to include Amazon Original series such as Alpha House, Transparent and children’s series Gortimer […]

Amazon to launch third pilot season this month

Amazon Prime Instant Video is launching its latest season of pilots in the US and UK on August 28. Later this month, Amazon Prime subscribers will be offered five pilots: half-hour comedies The Cosmopolitans, Really and Red Oaks, and hour-long dramas Hand of God and Hysteria. Launching scripted drama and comedy pilots on the same […]

Amazon greenlights originals for Prime Instant Video

Amazon has greenlit a raft of new shows for its Prime Instant Video service. Having piloted a new batch of comedy, drama and kids programming, the US-based company has now selected six shows it will take to series. The After, a mystery thriller from Chris Carter (The X-Files), will go to a full series as […]

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 commissions first drama pilots

Amazon Studios has greenlit its first two hour-long drama pilots, which will launch on Prime Instant Video in the US and Lovefilm in the UK next year. The shows are Bosch, which is based on Michael Connolly’s book series about a relentless LAPD cop, and The After, a sci-fi project from The X-Files’ Chris Carter. […]

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 […]

Georgeville moves into US television

Marc Rosen is the film and TV producer whose credits include Harry Potter and Threshold. In March he set up Georgeville Television (GVTV) and he now has three straight-to-series orders from US broadcast nets and two more on cable. He tells TBI about the new shows, which include a new offering from The X-Files’ Chris […]