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FilmRise acquires World’s Most Evil Killers rights

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired all rights to the recently wrapped sixth and upcoming seventh seasons of Woodcut Media’s long-running true crime docuseries World’s Most Evil Killers, represented by Keshet International for world sales. The deal gives FilmRise exclusive digital SVoD, AVoD and FAST rights domestically to […]

June 13, 2022

Amazon Freevee picks up American Rust

Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) has picked up a second season of American Rust, starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. The second season of the crime drama will stream exclusively on the Freevee AVoD service after the show’s original home, Showtime, cancelled the series. Based on Philipp Meyer’s acclaimed novel of the same name, the […]

June 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Freevee on Apple devices

Amazon Freevee, the AVoD service formerly known as IMDb TV, is now available to watch on Apple TV, iPads and iPhones with the service available via a dedicated app from the App Store. Freevee previously announced that it will grow its Originals slate by 70 per pent in 2022, including the spinoff of the longest-running […]

May 17, 2022

Amazon Freevee announces multiple pickups

At the Amazon presentation at NewFronts, Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) has announced an increased slate of premium Originals, with multiple pickups of scripted and unscripted content. The free streaming service greenlit a new cooking competition series called America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation, the coming-of-age drama Beyond Black Beauty, the family competition series Play-Doh […]

May 3, 2022

Analyst: Exclusives key for AVoD growth

Major AVoD platforms have joined the original content goldrush, with groups such as Roku, Tubi and IMDb TV (soon to be Freevee) collectively releasing over 100 brand new original titles in the last two years. A report from Ampere Analysis also finds that the US AVoD services with the highest investment in original content have […]

April 21, 2022