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Amazon Prime Video adds profile images

Amazon Prime Video has rolled out its newest feature, Amazon Original profile images. Users worldwide can now update their Prime Video profile image to feature a variety of Amazon Original characters, such as Midge from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Homelander from The Boys. Available on all devices that support Prime Video, the images can […]

August 20, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Analyst: Piracy threat evolving during lockdown

Content piracy remains a persistent problem for rights holders and content providers to tackle, says Tony Maroulis, Principal Analyst at Ampere Analysis. In a blog post, Maroulis notes that incidence rates of certain forms of pirate service usage, such as torrents and locker sites, have declined over the past three years. “But a combination of […]

March 11, 2021By Colin Mann

Data: Amazon half of new UK SVoD sign-ups in Q4

Kantar, the data, insights and consulting company has published Q4 2020 results from its Entertainment On Demand service in the UK. With 12.9 million subscriptions taken out last year, the service reveals the following consumer behaviours in the three months to December 2020: Amazon Prime membership jumped again in Q4, with 53.5 per cent of […]

January 21, 2021

Data: The Mandalorian most pirated show of 2020

Disney+’s The Mandalorian has earned the dubious honour of being the most-pirated TV show in 2020, acccording to data from TorrentFreak.The Star Wars spin-off series decrowned Game of Thrones which has dominated the chart for the last several years. Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys came in second place and HBO’s Westworld completed the top three. […]

January 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The Boys & Mulan gatecrash Netflix’ Nielsen domination

Nielsen’s weekly streaming rankings only debuted a month ago, but the top 10 most-watched shows in the US each week has been completely dominated by Netflix, until now… Nielsen has revealed its top 10 streaming programmes for the week of August 31st to September 6th features both Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys and Disney+ movie […]

October 2, 2020

Amazon orders The Boys spin-off series

Superhero drama The Boys has been a huge hit for Amazon Prime Video and now, eager to cash-in on the success, the streaming platform has ordered a spin-off series. The R-rated series will take place at a college for up-and-coming superheroes bankrolled by the evil Vought International conglomerate, according to a report from Variety. Craig […]

September 25, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Supernatural’s Ackles joins The Boys season 3

Amazon Prime Video has announced that Jensen Ackles, star of Supernatural, will be joining the cast of the hit series The Boys for Season 3. Ackles will portray Soldier Boy – the original Superhero. After Soldier Boy fought in World War II, he became the first super celebrity, and a mainstay of American culture for decades. Eric […]

August 17, 2020

Amazon adapts Paper Girls; Truth Seekers teaser

Amazon Studios has ordered the new series Paper Girls, from Legendary Television in association with Plan B, based on the best-selling graphic novel series by comic book visionary and television writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Cliff Chiang. Paper Girls follows four young girls who, while out delivering papers on the morning after Halloween in […]

July 24, 2020

Amazon orders season 3 of The Boys

Amazon Studios announced it has officially ordered a third season of its hit series The Boys, co-produced with Sony Pictures Television, ahead of its highly anticipated second season launching on 4th September. The announcement was made last night during The Boys Comic-Con@Home Panel. Additionally, it was revealed that Emmy Award-winning host Aisha Tyler will serve as host and executive producer […]

July 24, 2020

Prime Video announces virtual Comic-Con

Amazon Prime Video has announced four Comic-Con@Home panels for returning favourites The Boys and Upload, plus new series Truth Seekers, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and Utopia. Featuring breaking news, special previews, behind-the-scenes stories, and fan Q&As, the panels will star more than 30 Amazon Original series cast, creators and crew and will stream […]

July 9, 2020