NewsPlurk
United States News & Search Aggregator

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Amazon will make its own TV shows

by F wire 1 min ago SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new effort to develop original comedy and children's TV shows to distribute over the company's video streaming service. The move is part of a broader push by Amazon to produce its more
Firstpost ( 5/2/2012 10:01:52 AM -08:00 )

Amazon to launch its own TV comedies, kid shows
Amazon unveiled plans Wednesday to launch its own comedy and children's television shows for digital delivery -- and asked customers for ideas. Amazon unveiled plans Wednesday to launch its own comedy and children's television shows for digital more
Bangkok Post ( 5/2/2012 9:49:55 AM -08:00 )

Amazon developing original TV shows
SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new effort to develop original comedy and children's TV shows to distribute over the company's video streaming service. The move is part of a broader push by Amazon to produce its own content, including video more
Toronto Sun ( 5/2/2012 9:47:00 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Wants Your Best Ideas for Comedy, Children's Programming
By Chloe Albanesius Amazon Studios is currently soliciting ideas for comedy and children's programming, which will be offered via Amazon Instant Video. Starting today, series creators can upload their proposals to the Amazon Studios website for a more
PC Magazine ( 5/2/2012 9:33:14 AM -08:00 )

Amazon seeks comedies and kids shows to rival Netflix
The studio arm of the online retail giant aims to build its catalog of original programming, soliciting pitches for episodic comedies and children's shows. by Jay Greene May 2, 2012 10:22 AM PDT Follow @iamjaygreene Seeking to boost original content more
CNET ( 5/2/2012 9:26:48 AM -08:00 )

Amazon will make its own TV shows
Amazon will make its own TV showsBy JP Mangalindan, Writer-reporter May 2, 2012: 12:44 PM ET As widely expected, the company will begin making original series have the same quality as "real" TV shows, with production budgets to match. FORTUNE -- For months, the technology world has more
Fortune ( 5/2/2012 8:48:00 AM -08:00 )

Amazon launches foray into original TV shows
Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new effort to develop original comedy and children's TV shows to distribute over the company's video streaming service. The world's largest Internet retailer said people will be able to submit ideas for television series to more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/2/2012 8:40:20 AM -08:00 )

Amazon To Develop Comedy, Kids Shows For Streaming
Amazon.com today said that its Amazon Studios unit is planning to develop original comedy and children's video programming for its Amazon Instant Video service. The company said that starting today it is inviting video creators to upload their more
Forbes ( 5/2/2012 8:09:11 AM -08:00 )

Amazon gets into the sitcom business
SEATTLE -- Amazon.com has been stocking up its web video offering with lots of old TV shows, but now it's going to start making some of its own. The company is pulling back the curtain on its plans to produce kids' shows and sitcoms via its "Amazon more
FOX 4 News ( 5/2/2012 9:14:25 AM -08:00 )

Amazon follows Netflix and Hulu into original TV shows
Got an idea for a new television series? Amazon will take a look at it. Online retail colossus Amazon.com Inc. plans to make and sell its own comedy and children's programs. The move is a direct challenge to companies like Netflix Inc. and Hulu . more
San Francisco Business Times ( 5/2/2012 9:11:53 AM -08:00 )

Amazon is developing its own lineup of original TV shows to battle Netflix, Hulu
Not satisfied with its already extensive library of old TV shows via the Prime streaming video service, Amazon is now planning to develop its own lineup of original children's shows and sitcoms, the company announced today. Amazon is the latest company more
VentureBeat ( 5/2/2012 9:08:54 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Studios Now Funding Original Content Series For Amazon Instant Video
Amazon Studios, the offshoot of online retailer Amazon.com that aims to source scripts and test movies, has major news this morning. The company says that, in addition to its film development plans, it's now heading into original content production, more
Centralia Chronicle ( 5/2/2012 8:57:10 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Studios accepting submissions for comedy and children's series
By Nathan Ingraham on May 2, 2012 12:37 pm 0Comments Amazon just announced that it's expanding the scope of Amazon Studios' development efforts by accepting submissions for children's and comedy TV series — anyone is invited to send scripts to Amazon, more
The Verge ( 5/2/2012 8:49:49 AM -08:00 )

Amazon is also going to make primetime comedy series and children's programs now
Amazon is also going to make primetime comedy series and childrenby Sean O'Neal May 2, 2012 In another potentially devastating blow to this nation's middleman class, Amazon—having all but eliminated book and video stores, literary agents, and terrifying horse mask salesmen—has come for your children, allowing users more
A.V. Club New York ( 5/2/2012 8:43:51 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Studios expands into TV series, looks to load up on content for streaming
By Richard Lawler posted May 2nd 2012 12:29PM Amazon has had a content development division for some time but today it's announced plans to expand from just movies to developing (and distributing, via its Instant Video service) original comedy and more
Engadget ( 5/2/2012 8:33:23 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Studios to Develop Original Comedy and Children's Series for Amazon
(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that Amazon Studios is expanding its development efforts into comedy and children's series. Amazon Studios is Amazon's content development division that uses audience feedback to identify great, more
Virtual-Strategy Magazine ( 5/2/2012 8:29:08 AM -08:00 )

Amazon to develop original kids series
Amazon to develop original kids seriesIn a move to expand its programming efforts, online retail giant Amazon.com has announced its content development division, Amazon Studios, is now accepting proposals for original children's and comedy series that could potentially be distributed more
Kidscreen ( 5/2/2012 8:28:51 AM -08:00 )

Amazon: Bring us your kids' and comedy shows, get $55000
By Laura Hazard Owen May. 2, 2012, 11:44am 2 Comments Amazon doesn't like middlemen. Through Amazon Publishing, the company signs authors up directly to write books. Now the company is searching for other types of content creators. more
paidContent.org ( 5/2/2012 8:14:37 AM -08:00 )

Now Amazon Is Planning to Make Original TV Content
Rumors have been floating around for the past couple of months that Amazon was looking to produce sitcoms and children's television. Now All Things D is confirming it: Amazon is looking to pay $10000 to option scripts and $55000 if a show is greenlit. more
Gizmodo ( 5/2/2012 8:14:19 AM -08:00 )

Amazon Soliciting Original Comedy, Kid's Programming for VOD, Streaming
Amazon May 2 said its Amazon Studios unit is soliciting proposals for comedy and children's programming for distribution on the ecommerce behemoth's Instant Video transactional video-on-demand and Prime streaming platforms. Series creators can upload more
Home Media Magazine ( 5/2/2012 8:09:16 AM -08:00 )