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  • Amazon Prime Video finally lands on Apple TV

    Amazon Prime Video finally lands on Apple TV

    Tim Cook said six months ago Amazon Prime Video was coming to Apple TV sometime before the end of the year. And here it is: the long-awaited app is finally available on Apple TV and the iOS flavor was updated to support the iPhone X. The native tvOS versions is compatible with Apple TV 3rd generation devices or later. If the app isn’t visible yet, try searching for Amazon Prime Video on… Read More

  • HBO and Netflix lead this year’s Emmy nominations

    HBO and Netflix lead this year’s Emmy nominations

    Streaming services once again top the list of this year’s Emmy nominations – another indicator of the shift in how today’s consumers are watching TV. HBO, which has been available over-the-top since 2015 via HBO NOW, leads all networks with a total of 110 nominations, and Netflix is close behind, with a total of 91 nominations. HBO’s lead is even more remarkable this… Read More

  • U.S. cord cutters watch more Netflix than Amazon Video, Hulu and YouTube combined

    U.S. cord cutters watch more Netflix than Amazon Video, Hulu and YouTube combined

    Netflix is continuing to dominate streaming services in the U.S., not only in terms of penetration in cord cutters’ homes, as reported in April, but also in time spent watching. According to data from comScore, cord cutters are watching more Netflix each month than YouTube, Hulu and Amazon Video combined. But Hulu users are more engaged with the service on a daily basis, the study… Read More

  • Netflix reaches 75% of US streaming service viewers, but YouTube is catching up

    Netflix reaches 75% of US streaming service viewers, but YouTube is catching up

    According to new data from comScore, more than half of Wi-Fi households in the U.S. are now using at least one over-the-top streaming service, with Netflix being the primary choice. While still the leader in the streaming space, its service is facing increased competition from others, including YouTube, Amazon and Hulu. Read More

  • Amazon launches the first of its own subscription VOD channels, Anime Strike

    Amazon launches the first of its own subscription VOD channels, Anime Strike

    Amazon has debuted its first own-brand subscription video-on-demand channel, part of the Amazon Channels offering it provides with content from partners including HBO and Showtime. This is the first time Amazon has created its own sub-channel, as it has instead focused on building the general Amazon Prime Video library and VOD offerings. Amazon will be doing more of this kind of tailored… Read More

  • Amazon brings free episodes of its Original Series to YouTube & Facebook

    Amazon brings free episodes of its Original Series to YouTube & Facebook

    Amazon this morning announced that, for the first time ever, it will begin distributing its Original Series from Amazon Video to social media sites, including Facebook and YouTube. Pilot episodes from ten primetime and kids series are now available in both places, in their entirety, allowing anyone – including non-Amazon Prime members – to watch. While the company has before… Read More

  • Amazon Video pilots will stream on Twitch

    Amazon Video pilots will stream on Twitch

    Twitch has been expanding its video content beyond gaming for some time, thanks to classic shows featuring Bob Ross and Julia Child, as well as its own “Creative” channel where artists and musicians can showcase their work. Now, the Amazon-owned streaming video platform will soon offer a few more reasons for non-gamers to tune in: Amazon Video pilots. Read More

  • Amazon takes on YouTube with launch of Amazon Video Direct

    Amazon takes on YouTube with launch of Amazon Video Direct

    Amazon unveiled its own plans to compete in the user-generated video market with the launch of a new service called Amazon Video Direct in a surprise announcement this morning. This service, explains the company, allows creators to upload their own videos to Amazon’s Prime Video and generate royalties based on the hours streamed. Creators have several options to monetize their… Read More