Tag Archives: Amazon Prime Video

NexTV Series returns to Mexico to discuss the new TV business

The eighth edition of NexTV Series Mexico 2018 will gather more than 60 executives from the main companies in the industry to discuss TV, OTT and video trends. The region’s leading conference will be held on September 25 and 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in CDMX. The event will have the participation of Pablo [...]

Emmy 2018: Amazon Prime Video becomes first streaming service to win in the comedy series category

During the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on Monday, September 17, Amazon Prime Video became the first streaming service to win a best comedy series Emmy for its original production “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. The series follows a housewife in 1958 New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy. This [...]

Telefónica signs deal to offer Amazon Prime Video in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced that it has signed an agreement with Amazon to offer Prime Video as an additional service. As part of the deal, the operator’s fixed and mobile customers will gain free access to the platform for three months. In addition, subscription can be paid through Vivo bill. “With this launch, [...]

Amazon Prime Video to invest more in Mexico

Amazon Prime Video wants to continue growing in Mexico, which is “an ideal market for streaming”, said Marco Nobili, the platforms director in the country, to newspaper Milenio. In this context, the service will continue investing in new local contents. The first original production of the platform in the country was “Diablo Guardián”, which debuted [...]

Amazon to premiere new Spanish series from Atresmedia

Atresmedia Studios announced its new fiction series, called “Pequeñas coincidencias”, which will premiere first on Amazon Prime Video platform, and then on free-to-air TV in Spain. The series, created and directed by Javier Veiga, will begin shooting in a few weeks. It is produced by Atresmedia Studios, MedioLimón and Onza Entertainment. “Pequeñas coincidencias” is a [...]

Amazon to premiere first original series for Mexico

Amazon Prime Video announced that it will premiere in May the new series “Diablo Guardián”, based on the book by Xavier Velasco. Televisa had planned to release this production on its SVOD service Blim, but it will finally be part of Amazons catalogue as part of the agreement between both companies. This way, “Diablo Guardián” [...]

Amazon Prime Video numbers revealed

According to data revealed by Reuters, Amazons US audience for all video programming on Prime, including films and TV shows it licenses from other companies, was about 26 million customers. The internal documents obtained by Reuters show that, for example, The Man in the High Castle had 8 million US viewers in early 2017 and [...]

Amazon announces first Spanish original docu-series

Amazon Prime Video announced that is teaming up with Mediapro and LaLiga to produce Six Dreams, Amazons first Spanish original series. According to the company, the show will follow six personalities of the Spanish soccer tournament during the 2017-2018 season. The series, which will premiere in 200 countries and territories around the world, will follow [...]

Amazon signs content deal with Lionsgate for Latin America

Amazon and Lionsgate have signed an exclusive multiyear agreement under which Lionsgate will deliver a diverse line-up of Hollywood blockbusters to Amazon Prime Video customers across Latin America, following their local theatrical release in the region, the companies announced this week. The deal includes Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment label films. Amazon Prime Video will become [...]

Televisa creates new premium content unit, signs first deal with Amazon

Grupo Televisa announced the creation of Televisa Alternative Originals (TAO), a new unit that will develop premium content for SVOD platforms and pay TV systems. The new division has already signed a multiseries agreement Amazon Prime Video. The Mexican company said in a statement that the new unit will have presence in Los Angeles and [...]