CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement Friday at a conference with the cast and creators that the deal has closed to bring the Syfy drama to the retailer/streamer for season four. It’s official: Amazon Studios has closed a deal for season four of former Syfy drama The Expanse. CEO Jeff Bezos, whom is a massive
The news comes 10 days after Syfy canceled the space drama after three seasons. Amazon Studios is in talks to revive one of CEO Jeff Bezos’ favorite properties. The retailer and streaming outlet is near a deal to revive space drama The Expanse for a fourth season just 10 days after Syfy canceled the series.
FremantleMedia signs deals in 150 territories, with an exec saying: “To see one of the biggest entertainment shows on a streaming service is a not only a first, but testament to the appetite for ‘American Idol’.” Amazon Prime Video has snatched up the relaunched version of American Idol for the U.K. and will air episodes
Amazon Studios has concluded its investigation into the actor and confirmed the decision Thursday. It’s official: Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Amazon Studios’ Transparent in the wake of sexual harassment claims and a subsequent internal investigation by the retail and streaming giant. Amazon confirmed the news Thursday, noting that it had completed its
The NBC Entertainment president will exit the company and take over the role previously held by Roy Price. Jennifer Salke is jumping from NBC, where she serves as president of entertainment, to the top job at streaming giant Amazon Studios. The appointment fills one of the industry’s most high-profile posts, which has been vacant since Roy Price’s ignominious
All three comedies had been picked up under ousted executives Roy Price and Joe Lewis. Amazon Studios is cleaning house. The retail giant and streaming platform has opted to cancel comedies One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson. The news comes hours after Amazon renewed half-hour The Tick for a second season. Amazon
Revenue at animation houses climbed by nearly 10 percent, but a lack of capacity is likely to hamper further growth, with most studios now fully booked for years. The Japanese anime industry pulled in a record $17.7 billion (￥2.01 trillion) last year, boosted by the smash hit Your Name, growing exports and revenue from mobile
“They honored the spirit of the original work,” creator George Saunders said of the process behind the Amazon Studios adaptation. If Amazon viewers have ever wanted to see Glenn Close transform from a sweet aunt into a vengeful, potty-mouthed zombie of sorts, Sea Oak is the place to look. The pilot, which debuted on Amazon