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Old 01-05-13, 08:16 PM
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Re: Notable Amazon Instant Video Freebies, Discounts, New Additions

Yeah, I don't watch that A&E stuff at all, though I know a lot of people do.
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They probably picked the rights up to the A&E shows for a pittance.
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Re: Notable Amazon Instant Video Freebies, Discounts, New Additions

Originally Posted by TheBigDave
I wish someone would get it. Even if it's Hulu with their crappy commercials. Especially the old stuff like Great Hotels and Passport To Europe.
Hulu actually has some Travel Channel shows. However, the back catalogue is really really limited. I think they have select episodes from random seasons of Bizarre Foods, No Reservations and Samantha Brown. It's web only.
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/videofinder/

Amazon opens up Instant Video Finder to public beta

Amazon has launched a beta version of its Instant Video Finder feature, in an attempt to organize the streaming video catalog for its users. The new Finder will give suggestions on the website for what someone will want to watch via the Instant Video and Prime Instant Video streaming services, based on not only broad categories, but also through different moods and general themes, of what has already been watched.

Normal categories such as Comedy, Drama, Animation, and Action/Adventure are joined by some fairly abnormal categories. Feel-Good and Exciting options suggest films that would be uplifting to the viewer, while other category titles are more for those wanting to watch a specific narrow type of film, such as Time Travel, Sea Adventure, Police Procedural, and Dystopian.

http://www.electronista.com/articles....genres.moods/
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Nintendo's Wii gets Amazon Instant Video

Those consumers who don't want to upgrade from the Nintendo Wii to Wii U just yet but still want to get video streaming for their console are in luck. Amazon announced today that its Instant Video service is now available on the Wii.

"Amazon Instant Video is now playing on your Nintendo Wii," the video service wrote on its Web page. "Start watching over 140,000 movies and TV episodes today. Prime members can also watch thousands of these videos at no additional cost."



http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-575...instant-video/
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Amazon Instant Video: Nintendo Wii $5 Credit Offer

To receive this promotion:

1. Register a Nintendo Wii console with Amazon Instant Video for the first time between January 24, 2013 and February 28, 2013. Only first time registrations are eligible - customers who register a Wii that was previously registered are ineligible for this promotion. Limit one per customer.

2. Your credit in the amount of $5 will be automatically applied to your account after successful registration and will be applied to your purchase or rental of eligible movies or TV episodes. This credit will expire on June 30, 2013.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...cId=1000991201
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Prometheus (SD/HD) - $0.99 rental

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Amazon Prime now has an exclusive deal for streaming Downton Abbey.

Good news for Prime members. We've just completed a deal with PBS to make Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription home for streaming Downton Abbey's Season 3 starting in June, and all new seasons for years to come. Prior Seasons 1 and 2, already the most popular TV seasons on Prime Instant Video, are available now for catch up viewing—and will also become exclusive to Prime Instant Video later this year.

If you can't wait until June for Season 3, you can also buy each episode at Amazon Instant Video the day after it airs. And starting now, we're also making the last three weeks of this season's episodes available to purchase before they air on TV in the US. When you buy a TV Pass to Downton Abbey's Season 3, or if you already have one, you will receive all remaining episodes instantly.

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Valentine's Sale: Own 150+ Movies For As Low As $6.99 Each
Enjoy discounts on romance movies and more from now through February 20th.



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Amazon & CBS Announce Deal To Bring Stephen King Series “Under The Dome” To Prime Instant Video, Four Days After Episodes Air

Continuing its rapid-fire addition of new content deals, Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement with CBS which will bring the forthcoming summer TV series “Under the Dome,” based on a best-selling Stephen King novel, to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video. This deal is unusual because it allows Amazon Prime members to stream all the series’ episodes four days after their initial broadcast, instead of 24 hours afterwards, as was previously speculated.

That makes the new agreement for “Under the Dome” notable – it’s a hint that CBS is at least willing to experiment with streaming an ongoing, broadcast series, even if it’s not offering day after viewing.

However, as Hollywood Reporter notes, CBS had ordered 13 episodes of the series in November, under an innovative financing structure which had the network seeking a video-on-demand partner from the start. The arrangement made it financially feasible to produce a high-end, scripted show at lower license fees, the report explains.

The show, produced by CBS and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, tells the story of a small New England town that is suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The network premiere takes place on June 24, 2013. It will then be free for Amazon Prime subscribers four days after airing, and can be streamed on users’ iOS devices, Kindle Fire HD, game consoles, and elsewhere.

FULL ARTICLE - http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/11/ama...-episodes-air/
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Total Recall (2012) (SD/HD) - $0.99 rental

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Amazon and CBS Announce Expanded Content Licensing Agreement

CBS Corporation and Amazon.com, Inc. today announced an expanded content licensing agreement to bring classic series and hit TV shows from CBS Television Distribution and Showtime Networks to Amazon's Prime Instant Video service, extending the already vast catalog of CBS content available for Prime members to instantly stream, and enjoy at no additional cost.

With this agreement, popular CBS and Showtime series coming to Prime Instant Video for the first time include America's Next Top Model, Everybody Loves Raymond, Jericho, The L Word, Undercover Boss and United States of Tara, among others. In addition, fan-favorite TV series such as Medium, The Tudors, the complete Star Trek franchise, I Love Lucy, and more, will continue to be available for Prime members to stream, commercial-free at no additional cost on Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Roku, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U, among other devices.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/13/a...instant-video/
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Re: Notable Amazon Instant Video Freebies, Discounts, New Additions

The L Word is already on there, but for some reason they don't have season 1. Hope it gets added.

I watched some of season 1 several years ago and enjoyed it, but never got around to finishing it.

I assume CSI Miami will be one of the CBS titles added. CBS is only licensing their back catalogue of old shows and not anything new.
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Moonrise Kingdom (SD/HD) - $0.99 rental

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Amazon Prime Instant Video gets exclusive rights to 'Justified'

Amazon just acquired new arms in its streaming video fight with Netflix, announcing today that it picked up exclusive rights to stream the hit FX gunslinging series Justified on Amazon Prime Instant Video, as well as the nonexclusive rights to stream FX's LAPD drama The Shield. Both shows come from a new licensing agreement between Amazon and Sony Pictures Television. Justified had been previously available through Amazon Instant Video, the pay-per-view service, for $1.99 per episode, where it became one of the "most watched shows" in the catalog, according to Amazon. But now Amazon Prime members will have unlimited access to episodes of Justified plus The Shield as part of their $79-per-year membership, which also includes free two-day shipping. The move comes on the heels of Amazon locking down Downton Abbey exclusively, including forthcoming seasons.

Update: An Amazon spokesperson tells The Verge that its exclusive rights to Justified include all seasons past and upcoming, and that seasons one through three are available for streaming now. Season four, which is currently airing, won't be up on Prime until just before season five begins. But you can still buy new episodes from season four the day after they air on Amazon Instant Video for the $1.99 pay-per-view price. The Shield concluded in 2008 and all seven seasons are already up on Prime Instant.

http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/26/40...and-the-shield
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Wow, Amazon's taking names!
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Shows from HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel Coming to Prime Instant Video and Amazon Instant Video

Amazon.com, Inc. today announced a content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. that will make Prime Instant Video a subscription home to hundreds of episodes from past seasons of hit TV shows from the Scripps family of brands: HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.

Starting today, Prime members will be able to instantly view hundreds of episodes of original programming, including Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day; Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations; Cupcake Wars; Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives; House Hunters and House Hunters International; Iron Chef America; Man v. Food; Selling New York and Selling LA; Throwdown With Bobby Flay; Chopped; Ghost Adventures; and Yard Crashers, among other popular shows across the networks. Many of the popular lifestyle programs from Scripps will also be available for purchase and download from Amazon Instant Video.

“The Scripps family of networks – including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel – airs some of the highest-quality and most popular unscripted lifestyle programming on TV today,” said Brad Beale, Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon. “We are excited to be the exclusive online-only subscription home for Scripps content and know our customers are going to love getting these great shows as part of Prime.”

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Great news about Scripps content getting on there. However, not much has been posted yet. I think I saw Bizarre Foods America and Hotel Impossible.
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However currently they are not coming up as "prime", you have to pay for them
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No Reservations isn't available yet, but I'm so there when it is. And The Shield?! I've been wanting to rewatch the entire series for a while now. Awesome.
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Yeah I just checked again and none of the Scripps content has been posted yet.

I just sent Amazon an e-mail asking about it's ETA.

I'd like to re-watch some of the older Travel Channel programs again.
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They started adding the Scripps content. So far there's just a couple seasons of each series. Most are available in HD.

TRAVEL CHANNEL
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Ghost Adventures
Hidden City

FOOD NETWORK
Iron Chef America
Chopped
Barefoot Contessa
30 Minute Meals
Giada At Home
Andy Bates: Street Feasts

HGTV
House Hunters
House Hunters International
Bang For Your Buck
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They added some Cupcake Wars and Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives from Food Network. And another season of No Reservations.
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Yeah I noticed they have 3 seasons of No Reservations up. 4-6.

I would love it if they added Food Network Star as well. I missed the last couple of episodes of last season and there is nowhere to watch it legally.
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http://www.deadline.com/2013/03/the-...t-syndication/

The Good Wife is coming to Amazon Prime tomorrow. The first 3 seasons will be available.

If you haven't seen the show and are curious to check it out, I highly recommend it. One of the best written and acted dramas on TV. Plus, it's a serialized drama.

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