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Friday, February 1, 2013

Amazon In Exclusive Streaming Deal For Downton Abbey

Amazon Steals NetflixHighclere Castle, the real-world stand-in for the fictional Downton Abbey. Photo: JBUK_Planet/Wikimedia Commons. In a deal as frightful for Netflix as using the telephone is to the Dowager Countess, Amazon says it has signed a deal to become the sole more
Wired ( 2/1/2013 1:17:33 PM -08:00 )

Amazon In Exclusive Streaming Deal For Downton Abbey
Amazon today said it has signed a deal with PBS to be the exclusive home streaming video rights to the popular series Downton Abbey. The company said seasons 1 and 2 already are available on Prime Instant Video, the company's video streaming service, more
Forbes ( 2/1/2013 12:29:39 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Lands Exclusive Streaming Rights to Downton Abbey
In a hit to streaming rivals Netflix and Hulu, Amazon on Friday announced a content licensing agreement with PBS Distribution that gives the web giant exclusive streaming rights to the uber-popular TV show Downton Abbey. Seasons 1 and 2 of the more
PC Magazine ( 2/1/2013 12:18:20 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Makes Exclusive Deal To Get 'Downton Abbey,' Beating Out Netflix
Everyone's favorite show about British lords and servants will soon find a permanent home on Amazon. Amazon just signed a deal for exclusive streaming rights to the PBS hit series "Downton Abbey" for the third, fourth and fifth seasons of the show (if they're more
Huffington Post ( 2/1/2013 12:04:13 PM -08:00 )

Amazon scores exclusive rights to stream 'Downton Abbey'
The online retail giant has snagged the popular TV series from Netflix and Hulu, starting with season 3. Donna Tam. by Donna Tam. February 1, 2013 10:09 AM PST Follow @DonnaYTam. (Credit: Carnival Films). Sorry, Netflix and Hulu. Starting in June more
CNET ( 2/1/2013 11:45:01 AM -08:00 )

Amazon beats Netflix for exclusive streaming rights to 'Downton Abbey'
SAN FRANCISCO -- Amazon said on Friday that it struck an exclusive deal to distribute seasons of the hit TV show "Downton Abbey" to members of its subscription-based video streaming service. Beginning June 18, Amazon's Prime Instant Video service will more
San Jose Mercury News ( 2/1/2013 11:43:39 AM -08:00 )

Amazon's Downton Abbey Coup: Bad News For Netflix
AmazonIf there was any doubt, it's now clear that Netflix Inc. has some serious competition in the streaming video world. Amazon's disclosure on Friday that it has exclusive rights to stream “Downton Abbey” as far as a possible fifth season throws down a gauntlet to more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 2/1/2013 10:42:08 AM -08:00 )

Amazon lands exclusive 'Downton Abbey' stream deal
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has struck a content-licensing agreement with PBS Distribution, making its Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription home for streaming the television series "Downton Abbey." Seasons 1 and 2 of the series are more
MarketWatch ( 2/1/2013 9:59:18 AM -08:00 )

Prime Instant Video to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for
SEATTLE, Feb 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- (NASDAQ:AMZN) --Amazon.com, Inc. today announced a content licensing agreement with PBS Distribution that will make Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription home for streaming the more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 2/1/2013 8:44:12 AM -08:00 )

On the Call: Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak
Amazon.com Inc ., the world's largest online retailer, posted a sharp drop in its net income on Tuesday, along with higher revenue. The results missed Wall Street's expectations, but the company's stock soared in after-hours trading as investors seemed more
Businessweek ( 1/30/2013 3:05:23 PM -08:00 )

Love of streaming video lifts Netflix: In 25% of homes
Continued rise in number of homes with streaming video devices has helped fuel Netflix — and its rivals. Exclusive research we have shows Netflix in 25% of all homes, up from 20% a year ago. Netflix is used in one-fourth of homes in the U.S. (Photo: Gareth more
USA TODAY ( 1/30/2013 12:03:19 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Prime inks "Downton Abbey" streaming exclusive
Amazon Prime inks "Downton Abbey" streaming exclusive"Downton Abbey" lovers, if you haven't signed up for Amazon Prime, you better get to it because PBS just inked a deal that will make Prime Instant Video the only streaming service to carry Season 3 and Season 4 -- as well as Season 5, if there is one -- of the more
Zap2it.com (blog) ( 2/1/2013 3:21:01 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Prime gets a slam dunk with "Downton Abbey" deal
For the last couple of months, I've really been feeling like the universe is telling me to watch “Downton Abbey.” I've come close a couple of times… But now it's clear I can't stall anymore. Amazon announced Friday that it has gained exclusive rights to season more
VatorNews ( 2/1/2013 3:06:51 PM -08:00 )

Amazon.com's Prime Instant Video wins 'Downton Abbey' streaming exclusivity
Amazon.comRelated topics. Downton Abbey · amazoncom · netflix · streaming video · Television. Advertisement. If you like to stream "Downton Abbey" on Netflix, don't get too used to it. On Friday, Feb. 1, Amazon.com announced that it had snared the exclusive streaming more
Examiner.com ( 2/1/2013 2:54:50 PM -08:00 )

Amazon pulls 'Downton Abbey' as an exclusive
Amazon pulls Amazon has managed to keep Downton Abbey away from its competitors Hulu and Netflix by signing the show exclusively for their Amazon Prime streaming service. Downton Abbey is the wildly popular show that can be seen on PBS in the United States. more
TweakTown ( 2/1/2013 2:09:33 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Secures 'Downton Abbey' Videos
Amazon Secures Ecommerce behemoth steals a page from Netflix playbook in securing exclusive access to a coveted series. Amazon Feb. 1 said it has signed a deal with PBS Distribution giving Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription VOD service exclusive access to past more
Home Media Magazine ( 2/1/2013 2:00:44 PM -08:00 )

Sorry Netflix: Amazon Prime to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home
Sorry Netflix: Amazon Prime to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming HomeAmazon announced today via their website that their Instant Prime Video service will have exclusive streaming rights for Downton Abbey's third season starting in June, and Seasons 1 and 2 will become exclusive later this year (Read: we're yanking them more
TVbytheNumbers ( 2/1/2013 1:58:09 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Prime Locks In Exclusive "Downton Abbey" Streaming Deal
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Prime will be the only place fans can stream PBS' critically acclaimed Downton Abbey. Currently, Prime members can stream Seasons 1 and 2 of Downton Abbey; they are the most-watched TV seasons of all time on the service, more
Motley Fool ( 2/1/2013 1:14:51 PM -08:00 )

Downton Abbey to Stream on Amazon Only
Downton Abbey to Stream on Amazon OnlyAre you a Downton Abbey fan who has only seen the first season, because that's all that's streaming on Netflix? Looks like those in that boat- this author included- are out of luck. According to Gizmodo, PBS and Amazon have reached a deal in which Amazon more
TechnologyTell (blog) ( 2/1/2013 12:33:33 PM -08:00 )

Amazon Nabs Exclusive Streaming Rights To Latest Season Of 'Downton Abbey'
UPDATE: Deadline has learned that beginning July 1st, Netflix will cease streaming of season 1 of Downton Abbey. Hulu will continue to offer seasons 1 and 2 until an unspecified time near the end of 2013, at which point all streaming rights will belong solely more
Deadline.com ( 2/1/2013 12:29:39 PM -08:00 )