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Amazon greenlights the fifth season of Bosch

Amazon Prime Video’s longest running hour-long original series is back for yet another season. The company has greenlit Season 5 of Bosch, the Emmy-nominated series based on Michael Connelly&#82

NBC exec Jennifer Salke named head of Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has finally found a replacement for Roy Price after the executive stepped down in mid-October over sexual harassment claims. Jennifer Salke will be filling in the top spot at the online

Amazon cancels three original series developed under ousted studio head Roy Price

Amazon may have recently greenlit another season of its comedic superhero series The Tick, but it’s also cleaning house of other original programming that, presumably, hasn’t been doing a

Amazon Studios greenlights second season of The Tick

Amazon Studios has today announced that it has greenlit The Tick Season 2. The series is yet another rendition of the animated version that ran in the 90s, as well as Fox’s live action version t

Amazon’s Philip K. Dick anthology series will go live on January 12

Amazon continues to churn out original series, with Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams premiering on Friday, January 12. The anthology series will be a Prime Video exclusive, with each of the ten

Jeffrey Tambor quits Amazon’s “Transparent” after being accused of sexual harassment

Jeffrey Tambor says he will leave Amazon Studios series “Transparent” after being accused of sexual harassment by two women. While Tambor continues to deny the allegations, he told Deadline that h

Following exec shakeup, Amazon Studios announces expansion plans

Amazon today announced plans to expand its TV and movie division, Amazon Studios, which includes relocating to a new location in Culver City, California. The physical move coincides with Amazon’

Apple hires Amazon Studios exec Morgan Wandell in push for scripted programming

Apple’s first few pieces of original programming, Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, felt more like stumbles out of the gate. In this era of prestige television from cord-cutting platforms like

Amazon Studios suspends chief Roy Price following harassment allegations

Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios, has been suspended after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled at him by Isa Hackett, one of the producers of the company's first series, The Man in the

Amazon Studios will now handle its own theatrical distribution, too

Amazon Studios takes a very different approach to acquiring and releasing movies when compared to rival Netflix, and the most significant difference is that it releases major films in theaters before

Amazon inks exclusive TV deal with ‘Stranger Things’ writer

The next project for TV from Stranger Things writer and producer Justin Doble. The overall deal means that he’ll be producing television projects exclusively for Amazon Studios and Amazon’

Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature Stories’

Today’s kids aren’t just reading books. They’re also tapping and playing with interactive stories on tablets as preschoolers, then delving into instant messaging-like chat fiction ap

Amazon Studios Launches Amazon Storywriter, Free Cloud Software For Screenwriters

In an effort to expand its original video content, including movies and TV series, Amazon announced this morning the launch of a free, cloud-based screenwriting software program called Amazon Storywri

Amazon To Stream Golden Globe Winner “Transparent” For Free On Saturday, While Offering Discounted Prime Membership

Fresh off the heels of its first Golden Globes win, Amazon is taking advantage of the increased exposure its Netflix-like video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, is now receiving in order to onb

Amazon Studios To Produce Original Films For Theatrical Release

Amazon Studios is apparently so happy with what it has accomplished in short, TV-style content that it is branching out to film – the creative wing of the ecommerce giant announced today that it wil

Amazon’s Debut Pilot Season For 2015 Is Out Now On Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has a slate of new shows available now on its Instant Video streaming service, which includes 13 new comedy, drama, documentary and kids shows. This is the first of its so-called “Pilot S

Amazon Continues Arming Its Legion Of Self-Publishers With Storyteller Launch

Amazon has been nothing short of experimental in its quest to compete and dominate in the streaming video space. Today, the company takes it a step further with the introduction of the Amazon Storytel

Amazon Studios Picks Up “Alpha House” Comedy Series Starring John Goodman, Gives “Zombieland” The Axe

In the wake of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/19/amazons-exclusive-comedy-childrens-pilots-are-available-now-for-your-viewing-and-judging-pleasure/">releasing eight comedy series pilots

Amazon’s Exclusive Comedy, Children’s Pilots Are Available Now For Your Viewing And Judging Pleasure

Back in March, Amazon Studios announced that it had ordered six comedy series pilots to debut on Amazon Instant Video, further proof that the current television model is desperate for disruption. Toda

Amazon Greenlights Zombieland, A New Amazon Studios Show Based On The Movie By The Same Name

Continuing its investment in original content, Amazon today announced it is greenlighting "Zombieland," a new comedy series based on the Columbia Pictures movie of the same name, which will be made av
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