Amazon.com, Inc. today announced a licensing agreement
with Viacom that will allow Amazon's 'Prime members'
to instantly stream TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central,
Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo.
This deal will bring the total number of Prime Instant
Videos to more than 15,000. Amazon Prime members can
enjoy this selection on over 300 different devices,
including Kindle Fire?the Kindle for movies, TV shows,
music, magazines, apps, books, games, and more.
Prime members will have access to episodes from Viacom
through Prime Instant Video over the next several
Available to Amazon Prime members, Prime Instant Video
offes unlimited, commercial-free, instant access to
movies and TV shows. Since the launch of Prime instant
videos last year, Amazon has secured licensing deals
from partners such as CBS, Fox, PBS, NBCUniversal,
Sony, Warner Bros, Disney-ABC Television, Viacom Media
Networks and many more.
For users who are not Prime members, or who are
looking to instantly purchase or rent movies and TV
shows, Amazon offers Amazon Instant Video. Amazon
Instant Video is a digital video service offering
downloads or streaming of more than 100,000 titles
including new release movies, TV shows the day after
they air, as well as contemporary and classic videos
in SD and HD. USers can instantly watch movies and TV
shows from Amazon Instant Video or Prime Instant Video
on a Mac, PC or directly on a TV with any of the 300
compatible devices, including the new Kindle Fire.
Amazon Prime is an annual membership program for $79 a
year that offers users unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping
on items including books, home and garden products,
electronics, video games, clothing, and much more.
Amazon Prime members also get access to unlimited
instant streaming of movies and TV shows and access to
books to borrow for free, as frequently as a book a
month, with no due dates from a Kindle device.