Amazon is making it easier to share passages from Kindle books. Kindle already allows readers to post passages from books to their social media feeds, but a new update is letting readers highlight quotes and send them to specific people through more channels. Show More Summary
Two-time Oscar winner Kevin Costner is reportedly in talks for a high-profile project that would mark his first regular role on a TV series. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that Costner is negotiating for the Amazon legal drama “The...
John Carroll Lynch, who has made a meal out of roles like Twisty the Clown on American Horror Story and as the creepy suspect in David Fincher’s Zodiac, has joined The Weinstein Company’s The Founder, the story of McDonald’s icon Ray Kroc that stars Michael Keaton. Show More Summary
Amazon’s six new kids pilots are now available for streaming in the U.S., UK and Germany. Four animated pilots, The Adventures Of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost In Oz, Lily The Unicorn, and Bear In Underwear; and two live-action pilots, A History Of Radness and The Kicks are now available on Amazon Instant Video. Show More Summary
Amazon today announced its next kids pilot season of 2015 is now available on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany.
Somewhat surprisingly to me, the tale of the now infamous eBook, "A Gronking To Remember" continues to develop. Yes, this whole thing started when a book purportedly written by a woman named Lacey Noonan, which details one housewife's sexual liberation at the sight of Patriots tight-end (heh) spiking a football, was taken down off of Amazon. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: In what would be a big coup for Amazon, I hear the streaming service is courting Kevin Costner for the lead in one of its pilots. I’ve learned that the Oscar winner is in negotiations to star in Trial, the Amazon Studios drama pilot from The Practice, Ally McBeal and Picket Fences creator David E. Show More Summary
Audible.com, Amazon’s audiobook outpost, has released a new audiobook edition of Kurt Vonnegut‘s controversial titles, Breakfast of Champions, read by actor John Malkovich. The story is about the “meeting of two lonesome, skinny, fairly...Show More Summary
A critically acclaimed series has been picked up for a third season ahead of its season two premiere. Amazon announced that it has greenlighted season three of “Transparent.” The show won two Golden Globe Awards this year — Best Television...
Press release from Amazon, June 25, 2015: Amazon today announced it has greenlit a third season of the Golden Globe Award-winning series Transparent, which will become available exclusively to members of Amazon Prime in 2016. Returning cast includes Jeffrey Tambor(Arrested...
Amazon today announced it has greenlit a third season of the Golden Globe Award-winning series Transparent, which will become available exclusively to members of Amazon Prime in 2016.
Almost from the moment the cancellation of Hannibal by NBC was made public on Monday, a campaign has been stridently waged to find the ratings-challenged show a new home. Out front in that campaign, both online and in the press, hasShow More Summary
As Season 2 of Transparent is starting production, Amazon has greenlit a third season of the critically praised comedy series starring Jeffrey Tambor to be released 2016. Additionally, series creator Jill Soloway has signed an overall deal with Amazon Studios where she will exclusively develop television projects for Amazon Prime. Show More Summary
While Amazon and Hulu are trying to compete with Netflix, the reality is that Netflix is the clear victor in the battle of the streaming services. Nielsen notes that 36 percent of U.S. households subscribe to Netflix (more than 40 million U.S. Show More Summary
When I first heard that Amazon was going to start paying its Kindle Unlimited authors according to the number of pages in their books that actually get read, I wondered whether there might be an opportunity for a delicious intra-Amazon arbitrage scheme that would allow me to game the system and drain Jeff Bezos’s bank account. I thought […]
Just in time for beach reading, Amazon has revealed its Best Books of 2015 (So Far) list. Amazon’s team of editors selected the list of 20 books. According to Amazon, the selection process included a ton of debate. However, the top book on the list was chosen unanimously: Helen MacDonald’s H is for Hawk. Show More Summary
Amazon followed the lead of some other major retailers and announced it would pull all items using the confederate flag, while Apple and TBWA scored an Outdoor Grand Prix for the "Shot on iPhone 6" campaign. New on Adweek: Why everyone...Show More Summary
Former Amazon.com employees are about to change the identity of personal shopping through a pyramid of personalization, simplification and aggregation
EXCLUSIVE– Amazon Studios is making its first big move into film acquisitions by acquiring domestic rights to Elvis & Nixon for close to $4 million. Deal is in the advanced stages of closing. Amazon will team up with Bleecker Street, who will handle the film’s release. Show More Summary
If you searched "Confederate flag" on Amazon on Tuesday afternoon, you found pages upon pages of products that feature the unquestionably controversial stars-and-bars symbol of Southern rebellion. But that probably won't be the case much longer. Show More Summary