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Prime Instant Video adds NBCUniversal content

May 17, 2013

Amazon has announced an expanded content licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution that will bring a variety of popular programmes to Prime Instant Video. Amazon’s Prime Instant Video offers more than 40,000 movies and TV episodes for Prime members to stream on Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Roku, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3,Wii U, among other connected TVs and devices – all at no additional cost.

Prime members will have exclusive unlimited subscription streaming access to prior seasons of popular NBCUniversal shows such as Grimm and Suits. In addition, NBCUniversal will add several fan-favourite shows to Prime Instant Video including Eureka and Warehouse 13. Also available are popular children’s programmes including Curious George and Land Before Time, which will both be available in Kindle FreeTime Unlimited.

“We listen carefully to our customers to find out which TV shows and movies they find the most entertaining,” said Brad Beale, Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon. “Our expanded agreement with NBCUniversal gives Prime members access to even more exclusive content that they can stream instantly, at no additional cost. Compelling shows like Covert Affairs, Defiance, Grimm, Hannibal and Suits are big wins for our customers and we look forward to adding more titles soon.”

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