Prime instant video now offers customers more than 11,000 movies
and TV shows
SEATTLE, Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Amazon.com today announced a licensing agreement with FOX that will
allow Amazon Prime members to instantly stream a broad selection of
popular movies and TV shows from the FOX library. This deal will bring
the total number of Prime instant videos to more than 11,000 movies and
TV shows later this fall.
FOX titles available to Prime members will include contemporary movies
such as, "Speed," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Doctor Dolittle," "Last of the
Mohicans," and "Office Space," as well as classics like "The Longest
Day," "All About Eve," "9 to 5," and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance
Kid." FOX also brings to Prime members a selection of popular TV series
including "24," "The X-Files," "NYPD Blue," "Arrested Development,"
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Ally McBeal," and newly available on
digital video, "The Wonder Years."
"We have received very positive feedback from Prime members about Prime
instant videos. Customers love the instant access to thousands of movie
and TV favorites," said Steve Oliver, director of Video at Amazon.com.
"Since the launch of Prime instant videos in February, we have more than
doubled the library to 11,000 titles and will continue to add more of
our customers' favorite movies and TV shows to Prime instant videos."
About Prime Instant Video
Prime instant video is a benefit for paid Amazon Prime members. Prime
members get unlimited, commercial-free, instant access to more than
11,000 movies and TV shows at no additional cost. Since the launch of
Prime instant videos, Amazon has secured licensing deals from partners
such as CBS, FOX, NBCUniversal, Sony, Warner Bros. and many more.
About Amazon Instant Video
For customers who are not Prime members, or who are looking to instantly
purchase or rent movies and TV shows, Amazon offers Amazon Instant
Video. Amazon Instant Video is a streaming video service that provides
more than 100,000 titles including new release movies, TV shows the day
after they air, as well as contemporary and classic videos in SD and HD.
Customers can instantly watch movies and TV shows from Amazon Instant
Video or Prime instant video on a Mac, PC or directly on a TV with any
of the 300 compatible devices.
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opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's
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need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product
across the millions of items sold on Amazon.
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