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Amazon is expanding its original content programming with a slew of new pilots while also nabbing an impressive smattering of existing popular programs that Amazon Prime users can stream. Thanks to a deal with Twentieth Century Fox, the latter group includes all past episodes of “The Americans”, as well as “How I Met Your Mother”, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, “The League”, “Louie”, and “Archer”. There are five pilots for kids, including one called “Maker Shack Agency” that sounds like something we... Read more...
The times, they are a-changin’, at least in terms of TV content. Netflix is quickly establishing itself as a strong player in the original content market, producing hits like “House of Cards”, “Orange Is The New Black”, and extending beloved but cancelled series such as “Arrested Development” and “The Killing”, and Amazon won’t be left behind. Compared to Netflix, Amazon’s streaming video service is a bit of an also ran, but that may change as the company develops its own original programming to entice viewers. Late last year, Amazon... Read more...