IMDb Freedive rebrands as IMDb TV, planning European expansion

IMDb Freedive, the AVOD owned by Amazon, has rebranded as IMDb TV and is planning on expanding into Europe. The company also said that it plans on tripling its selection of content over the coming months. “With IMDb TV, viewers have discovered TV the way it ought to be – a free collection of premium […]

Amazon launches AVOD channel with IMDb

Amazon has launched Freedive, an ad-supported streaming channel featuring movies and TV shows, with the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). The AVOD will be available in the US, beginning today, on the IMDb website and on all Amazon Fire TV devices. Freedive TV customers will see the new IMDb Freedive icon in the “Your Apps & […]

Amazon rules out Prime Video AVOD plans

Amazon has said it has no plans to launch an ad-supported version of its Prime Video service but declined to comment on speculation that an IMDb-branded AVOD service is in the works. On the company’s third quarter earnings call, Amazon executives were asked to shed light on recent reports that it is working on an […]

Ericsson agrees metadata deal with IMDb

Ericsson has agreed a global metadata deal with the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).  Ericsson will integrate IMDb’s metadata, including ratings and rankings, into its content discovery ecosystem and will become the reseller and integrator of these data sources to service providers around the world. “Finding content across multiple TV platforms and devices continues to be a major […]