Awesomeness Launches First DreamWorksTV OTT Offering Via Amazon

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DreamWorksTV, the kids and family brand controlled by Awesomeness, is launching an OTT service on Amazon Channels.
The $4.99-per-month service aimed at boys and girls ages 6 to 12 is the first OTT offering for DreamWorksTV, which launched in 2014. The outlet had previously gained traction via YouTube, a mobile deal with Verizon and by building its presence online and on social media.
Amazon Channels enables à la carte subscriptions to OTT services. Premium cable networks…

Awesomeness’ DreamWorksTV Comes to Amazon Prime, Its First Streaming Move Beyond YouTube

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Awesomeness has launched DreamWorksTV on Amazon Channels, stocking the kid-focused channel with several new shows available exclusively on the ecommerce giant’s video service. It’s the first time DreamWorksTV is expanding to a new internet distribution platform beyond YouTube, where it launched in 2014. DreamWorksTV on Amazon Channels is $4.99 monthly after a seven-day free trial […]

CBS All Access Joins Amazon Channels With $9.99-A-Month Reduced-Ad Version

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CBS All Access is joining Amazon Channels with a reduced-ad offering, becoming the first of the digital company’s 140 channels with a live, linear feed.
The arrangement enables Prime members to add CBS for $9.99 a month. Viewers of their local station’s live stream (available in most of the network’s national footprint) will see the same commercials as traditional bundled or over-the-air viewers. But the OTT service’s 10,000-plus episodes available on-demand are ad-free…

Time Inc. Launches Sports Illustrated-Branded SVOD On Amazon Channels

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Continuing its grand-scale pivot to video, Time Inc. has launched Sports Illustrated TV, a $4.99-a-month streaming network offering a mix of documentary, narrative and talk programming under the tagline “Because you love sports.”
SI TV joins Time Inc.’s previous OTT launch, the ad-supported People TV, and will be available starting tomorrow to Amazon Prime members in the U.S. through Amazon Channels.
The network will offer 130 hours of on-demand programming and has deals…

Discovery Channel Launches on Amazon in Germany

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Discovery’s direct-to-consumer and streaming push has taken a significant step forward in Germany, where the core Discovery Channel will be carried on the Amazon Channels service. Discovery has several channels on the Sky pay-TV platform in Germany and Austria, but has been involved in a public spat with Sky over carriage of its services. The […]

Brown Sugar Blaxploitation Movie-Streaming Service Comes to Amazon Channels

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Brown Sugar, the Netflix-style subscription VOD service claiming to offer the “biggest collection of the baddest movies” in the Blaxploitation genre on the internet, is now available on Amazon Channels. Amazon Prime members can now watch Brown Sugar’s library of films — uncensored and commercial-free — as they were originally seen in theaters. The service… Read more »

Amazon Launches Channels in U.K. and Germany With Discovery, ITV, NBCU, RTL

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Amazon Channels has launched in the U.K. and Germany with digital nets from Discovery, ITV, NBCU and RTL. The e-commerce giant already has streaming service Prime Video, and the Channels rollout means it now offers a full pay-TV service in the U.K. and Germany, upping the ante against Sky, the largest pay-TV operator in both countries…. Read more »