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Amazon renews content investment pledge

Amazon will continue investing in original content for its Prime Instant Video service after billing roughly US$100 million on originals in the third quarter, according to chief financial officer Tom Szkutak.  Speaking on Amazon’s Q3 earnings call, Szkutak said that video was a key driver to convince customers on free Amazon Prime trials to sign […]

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 launches second wave of original 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 […]