Louis Theroux Launches Mindhouse Productions, Develops BBC Shows Amid Netflix & Amazon Interest

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Theroux, the cult British documentary maker behind the 2015 film My Scientology Movie, has parted ways with BBC Studios to set up his own production company. Deadline can reveal that Theroux has established Mindhouse Productions alongside his executive producer Arron Fellows, ending... #netflix #amazon # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 9:06:21

Amazon Launches Ad-Supported News Video App

Amazon officially announced its long-rumored ad-supported news video service Tuesday. The new service will be available on Fire TV devices as well as Fire tablets, and rely on videos from publishers including CBS News, Reuters, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, People, Cheddar and others. News coverage se... #amazon # #

Variety | 22.10.2019 17:03:49

Amazon Greenlights German Series Starring Comedian Markus Stoll

Amazon Studios has greenlit a German comedy series titled “The Bedfellow” (“Der Beischläfer”) starring comedian Markus Stoll, who is popular locally for playing a funny guy named “Harry G” who satirizes life in his native Bavaria. Shooting has started in Munich on the six-par... #amazon # #

Variety | 22.10.2019 14:41:15

How Did the Netflix Original Movie ‘In the Tall Grass’ End Up Available To Stream on Amazon Prime?

That doesn't seem right. #netflix #amazon # #

Decider | 22.10.2019 14:23:38

Amazon Teams With Comedian Markus Stoll In German Original ‘The Bedfellow’

Amazon is getting into bed with comedian Markus Stoll for its latest German original. The SVOD service has commissioned Der Beischläfer (The Bedfellow) to launch on Amazon Prime Video in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2020. It is the latest example of the digital platform commissioning local Eu... #amazon # #

Deadline | 22.10.2019 14:07:04

Liverpool & Atlético Madrid Legend Fernando Torres To Be Subject Of Amazon Documentary

Fernando Torres, who became the fastest Liverpool player to score 50 goals, is the latest high-profile Spanish footballer to be added to Amazon’s growing sports doc slate. The former Atlético Madrid striker, who retired earlier this summer, is to be the subject of Fernando Torres: El Último Símbolo ... #amazon # #

Deadline | 22.10.2019 8:30:45

‘Lord of the Rings’ Series at Amazon Casts ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum Joseph Mawle

Amazon’s upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series has cast Joseph Mawle in a main role,Variety has confirmed with sources. Mawle joins previously announced cast members Will Poulter and Markella Kavenagh. Official details of Mawle’s characters are being kept under wraps, but sourc... #amazon # #

Variety | 21.10.2019 23:59:43

‘The Lord Of The Rings’: Joseph Mawle To Star In Amazon Series

EXCLUSIVE: Game Of Thrones alum Joseph Mawle is set as a lead opposite Will Poulter and Markella Kavenagh in Amazon Studios’Lord of the Rings TV series, I have learned. Amazon had no comment. The high-profile fantasy series, which hails from writers JD Payne and Patrick McKay and director Juan... #amazon # #

Deadline | 21.10.2019 23:43:09

Nielsen Tracks Amazon, Reveals “Boys” Numbers

They’ve been doing it for Netflix for two years, now Nielsen has now added Amazon Prime Video to the list of the subscription-streaming services it tracks. As with its Netflix metrics, Nielsen is looking at only a portion of Amazon Prime Video viewing – namely only connected-TV viewing w... #amazon # #

Darkhorizons | 21.10.2019 22:24:05

‘Panic’: Enrique Murciano, Camron Jones & Jessica Sula Join Amazon Series In Recastings; Quartet Set To Recur

EXCLUSIVE: Enrique Murciano (Bloodline), Camron Jones (Grown-ish) and Jessica Sula (Split) are set as series regulars in Amazon’s upcoming YA drama series Panic. They will play roles that have been recast after the pilot. Additionally, Bonnie Bedelia (Parenthood), Moira Kelly (One Tree Hill), ... #amazon # #

Deadline | 21.10.2019 21:00:50

Check Out the Trailer for ‘The Feed,’ Amazon’s New Dystopian Sci-fi Show

Here's a question: Is technology good or bad? If Netflix'sBlack Mirrorwasn't enough to swing your answer to a definitive "bad," then swing over to Amazon'sThe Feedfor another look at near-future science fiction nightmares gone miserably awry. The first 10-episode season of the series... #trailer #amazon # #

Collider | 21.10.2019 18:27:04

Amazon Prime Viewing Added To Nielsen, Which Reveals ‘The Boys’ Numbers

Nielsen, which has already been measuring U.S. viewing of Netflix shows, is expanding its measurement capabilities to include Amazon Prime Video. In making the announcement of the Amazon addition, Nielsen also said the audience for The Boys during the first 10 days of its availability was 4.1 millio... #amazon # #

Deadline | 21.10.2019 17:06:52

‘Planet Earth’ Narrator David Attenborough Says The BBC Must “Change The Game” To Compete With Netflix & Amazon

The 93-year-old naturalist agrees that there is a threat to the organization he has been associated with since 1952. #netflix #amazon # #

Decider | 20.10.2019 9:48:29

David Attenborough: The BBC Must “Change The Game” To Compete With Netflix & Amazon

EXCLUSIVE: Sir David Attenborough has told Deadline that the BBC is going to have change the way it operates if it’s going to compete with Netflix and Amazon for audiences and creative talent. Speaking as the BBC prepares to launch its latest natural history spectacular, Seven Worlds, One Plan... #netflix #amazon # #

Deadline | 19.10.2019 23:01:57

The Best Halloween Movies on Amazon Prime in October 2019

Halloween is right around the corner, which means you’re going to need to find a perfect stack of movies to watch and/or play inappropriately in the background while answering the door for trick-or-treaters to get you into a nice and spooky mood. Amazon Prime has a dauntingly robust selection of hor... #amazon # #

Collider | 18.10.2019 23:12:54

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Modern Love’ On Amazon Prime, An Anthology Based On The Popular New York Times Essay Column

Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Dev Patel, Cristin Milioti, Julia Garner, Catherine Keener, John Slattery and more star in episodes based on essays from the column's 15-year archive. #amazon # #

Decider | 18.10.2019 14:30:39

Amazon Orders ‘All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur’ Soccer Doc Series

Amazon has greenlit a new “All or Nothing” sports documentary series, this time following London-based soccer team Tottenham Hotspur. “All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur” will follow a year in the life of the team, charting the ongoing 2019-20 season. The squad made it to the final of the European Ch... #amazon # #

Variety | 18.10.2019 13:50:42

Amazon To Kick Off Soccer Doc Series ‘All Or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur’ In 2020

Amazon has confirmed that it has ordered its latest sports doc series All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur. Deadline reported that the SVOD service was in talks with the North London soccer club last month and it has confirmed that it is following the Premier League team through the 2019/20 season. The... #amazon # #

Deadline | 18.10.2019 13:23:08

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, And HBO This Weekend: ‘The Laundromat’, ‘Living With Yourself’, ‘Looking for Alaska’, And More

Plus Glass, Luther, The Untouchables and more! #netflix #amazon # #

Decider | 18.10.2019 8:00:32

Nvidia Shield 2019 Model Leaks on Amazon

The latest version of Nvidia’s Android TV streamer has found its way onto Amazon.com ahead of an official announcement. The new device features a more powerful processor as well as a new remote control. Nvidia didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The latest Nvidia Shield ... #amazon # #

Variety | 17.10.2019 15:57:53

How Amazon Picked Which ‘Modern Love’ Essays to Translate to the Screen

The mastermind behind the New York Times column explains how Modern Love comes to life. #amazon # #

Decider | 17.10.2019 10:00:14

‘The Man in the High Castle’ Season 4 Trailer Teases the End of the Amazon Series

The Man in the High Castle is returning for its fourth and final season, and Amazon Prime Video has released the first trailer offering our first look at new footage. If you’ve missed the first three seasons, or are entirely unaware of this one, the series presents a thoughtful premise: what would t... #trailer #amazon # #

Collider | 16.10.2019 19:08:47

Ted Bundy Docuseries Set At Amazon Focuses On Relationship With His Longtime Girlfriend

Amazon Prime Video has set a five-part docuseries TedBundy: Falling for a Killer, which chronicles the notorious serial killer’s relationship with his longtime girlfriend. Set for 2020, the series reframes Ted Bundy’s crimes from a female perspective – uncovering the disturbing and profound wa... #amazon # #

Deadline | 16.10.2019 17:30:32

New On Amazon Prime Video November 2019

Jack Ryan, The Man in the High Castle, and The Report are coming your way next month. #amazon # #

Decider | 16.10.2019 8:35:44

Amazon Prime Video takes Turner’s ‘Freitas Brothers’

CANNES — In yet another – and significant – Latin America distribution deal for the now highly active OTT giant, Amazon Prime Video has acquired Brazilian and pan-Spanish-speaking Latin American SVOD rights to Turner Latin America’s highly anticipated “Freitas Brothers.” The announ... #amazon # #

Variety | 16.10.2019 6:33:28

New Trailer for Amazon’s Oscar Hopeful ‘The Report’ Asks the Tough Questions

Get your popcorn (and your Oscars) ready; it's another trailer for Amazon's Academy Awards hopeful, The Report. Sure to fire up audiences on both sides of the political divide when it arrives in theaters ahead of its Amazon Prime Video debut this November (after Election Day, naturally), The... #trailer #amazon # #

Collider | 15.10.2019 21:29:58

Help Wanted: Amazon Studios International Execs Talk European Expansion

If there’s a perfect example of Amazon Studios’ strategy with its local-language international TV content, Japan’s “Documental” would be it. The series revolves around 10 comedians who battle to make one another laugh in an elimination-style competition. James Farrell, ... #amazon # #

Variety | 15.10.2019 5:47:19

TV News Roundup: Amazon Releases ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 3 Trailer

In today TV’s news roundup, Amazon Prime Video releases the Season 3 trailer for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and Showtime announces Celeste Barber’s standup special premiere date. DATES Showtime’s forthcoming comedy special “Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted” will air Nov. 1. This... #trailer #amazon # #marvel #

Variety | 14.10.2019 22:51:10

Globo’s ‘Aruanas’: Estela Renner on a Female-Centric Amazon Thriller

CANNES — Do yourself a Netflix. On July 2, Brazilian media giant Globo launched Amazon.set thriller “Aruanas,” a single scripted series produced for OTT service Globoplay, in 150 countries worldwide using Vimeo-powered platformaruanas.tv. It offers subtitles in 11 languages: English, Spanish, French... #amazon # #

Variety | 14.10.2019 18:47:47

Anne Hathaway Talks Mental Health Awareness, Playing a Bipolar Woman on Amazon’s ‘Modern Love’

In Amazon Prime’s upcoming “Modern Love,” Anne Hathawaysheds light on an important facet of living with mental health issues, playing a bipolar woman who struggles with dating. “We’re all becoming more sensitive, wiser and more cognizant of gentility, and especially emotional genti... #amazon # #

Variety | 14.10.2019 18:07:47

Former ABC Studios Head Patrick Moran Signs Amazon Overall Deal

Patrick Moran has signed an overall deal with Amazon,Variety has learned. The news comes around three months after it was announced that Moran would be exiting his role as president of ABC Studios following restructuring in the wake of the Disney-21st Century Fox merger. Under his new deal, Moran wi... #amazon # #

Variety | 14.10.2019 18:00:20

Former ABC Studios President Patrick Moran Inks Overall Deal With Amazon Studios

Veteran TV executive and former president of ABC Studios Patrick Moran is segueing to producing with an an overall deal at Amazon Studios. Under the pact, Moran will develop TV series to premiere globally on Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories. Chatter started shortly after Moran’... #amazon # #

Deadline | 14.10.2019 18:00:09

Amazon Eyes More International Non-Scripted Formats & Talks Working With Phoebe Waller-Bridge After Mega-Deal – Mipcom

Amazon has urged producers to bring it more international non-scripted formats on the back of unveiling The Bachelor in Japan and Hunted in Italy. International content chiefs James Farrell and Georgia Brown opened up about what the SVOD service is looking for outside of the U.S. at a Deadline-moder... #amazon # #

Deadline | 14.10.2019 11:41:35

Netflix, Amazon Boost French Series While Working With Producers on EU Regs

When Netflix bowed in France in late 2004, industry insiders predicted the U.S. streaming service would struggle to get access to local producers, talent and ultimately content, because of pre-existing relationships with French TV networks and the pay TV group Canal Plus. Five years later, Netflix i... #netflix #amazon # #

Variety | 14.10.2019 5:36:18

Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime – October 2019

In the mood to watch a scary movie? Read our list of the best horror movies you can stream on Amazon Prime right now. #amazon # #

Decider | 12.10.2019 15:00:40

Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ Gets New Showrunner Erik Oleson For Season 2, Travis Beacham Exits

The series will be going into its second season without the man who originally created it. #amazon # #

Decider | 12.10.2019 12:23:43

President Donald Trump Joins Amazon’s Twitch, Livestreams His Minnesota Rally On The Platform

Gamers will now have easier access to President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign activities. The Commander in Chief has joined Amazon’s Twitch video livestreaming site. President Trump now has averified account on the platform, already has almost 40,000 followers. His first Twit... #amazon # #

Deadline | 12.10.2019 1:38:30

‘Carnival Row’: Erik Oleson Steps In As Showrunner For Marc Guggenheim, Travis Beacham Exits Amazon Series

EXCLUSIVE: There are major behind-the-scenes changes on Amazon’sCarnival Row as the fantasy drama starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne is heading into its second season. Erik Oleson (Netflix’s Daredevil) has come on board as executive producer and new showrunner. He will succeed at... #amazon # #

Deadline | 11.10.2019 23:01:01