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Buyers Briefing news analysis: what Amazon can learn from Netflix

Amazon Prime Instant Video took a page out of Netflix’s play book this week when it became apparent it would launch all episodes of one of its upcoming scripted series simultaneously. Could the move mean the streaming service will start launching all of its shows in this way and does Transparent offer a clear opportunity […]

Amazon to try out Netflix binge model

Amazon will launch all episodes of its upcoming scripted series Transparent simultaneously, taking a lead from its chief rival Netflix, which has had notable success releasing original shows in this way. Amazon has been investing heavily in original series, but has released episodes of these in batches and on a weekly basis, eschewing the all-at-once […]

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 […]