Amazon to Stream Movies and TV Shows from Twentieth Century Fox
By on September 26th, 2011

Amazon has entered into a digital video license agreement with Twentieth Century Fox that will allow Amazon Prime members to instantly stream a broad selection of popular movies and TV shows from the FOX library. Prime Instant Video is a benefit for paid Amazon Prime members. Prime members get unlimited, commercial-free, instant access to more than 11,000 movies and TV shows at no additional cost. Since the launch of Prime instant videos, Amazon has secured licensing deals from partners such as CBS, NBCUniversal, Sony, Warner Bros. and many more. Customers can instantly watch movies and TV shows from Amazon Instant Video (For customers who are not Prime members or who are looking to instantly purchase or rent movies and TV shows) or Prime instant video on a Mac, PC or directly on a TV with any of the 300 compatible devices.

Since the launch of Prime instant videos in February, we have more than doubled the library to 11,000 titles and will continue to add more of our customers’ favorite movies and TV shows to Prime instant videos.

- Steve Oliver, Director of Video at Amazon.com

FOX titles available to Prime members will include contemporary movies such as, “Speed,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Doctor Dolittle,” “Last of the Mohicans,” and “Office Space,” as well as classics like “The Longest Day,” “All About Eve,” “9 to 5,” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” FOX also brings to Prime members a selection of popular TV series including “24,” “The X-Files,” “NYPD Blue,” “Arrested Development,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Ally McBeal,” and newly available on digital video, “The Wonder Years.”

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Author: Abhishek Baxi
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