Fox snared for Amazon streaming
September 26, 2011
Amazon.com has revealed a licensing agreement with Fox that will allow Amazon Prime members to stream instantly a broad selection of popular movies and TV shows from the Fox library. This deal will bring the total number of Prime instant videos to more than 11,000 movies and TV shows later this fall.
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 such as 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.
“We have received very positive feedback from Prime members about Prime instant videos. Customers love the instant access to thousands of movie and TV favourites,” said Steve Oliver, director of Video at Amazon.com. “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’ favourite movies and TV shows to Prime instant videos.”