The Man in The High Castle


Amazon reveals subs’ streaming habits

Amazon Prime Video has unveiled a number of “curious facts” and “milestones” related to its subscribers’ streaming habits last year. In much the same vein as global SVOD rival Netflix, the on-demand service has released stats related to genre, location and programme popularity. Neither service releases viewing numbers for its programming, which means even unusual […]

Amazon suspends Roy Price over harassment claims

Amazon Studios has suspended its head, Roy Price, after allegations he sexually harassed a producer and ignored a complaint over about Harvey Weinstein. The Man in the High Castle producer – and daughter of late sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick – Isa Hackett went on record in The Hollywood Reporter claiming he propositioned her in […]

Making Amazon tick

Amazon’s original content strategy is a risk but could pay off in a big way, analysts and producers say. Over the last year Amazon has bolstered its video content library through investment in both acquisitions as well as original programming. Ampere Analysis estimates that by the end of 2017, the e-retail giant will have spent […]

In-demand chart: Ireland (July 17-23 2017)

Ireland’s latest in-demand chart strongly features soon-to-be returning favourites along with popular new shows. The Emerald Isle’s digital top ten highlights the anticipation of upcoming seasons of hit shows Stranger Things, The Grand Tour and The Man in the High Castle (MITHC), which came third, sixth and tenth on the list respectively. There’s been some […]

Amazon touts local originals as Inside Edge scores

Amazon’s first original Indian drama, Inside Edge, has quickly become the most watched title on its local service, and other in-house productions are driving viewing elsewhere. Cricket-themed drama series Inside Edge, which runs to ten parts, debuted on Amazon Prime Video India on July 10. According to the e-commerce giant, “nearly 50%”of its local customer […]

Grand Tour pushes Netflix from global demand top spot

A non-Netflix show – The Grand Tour – was the most popular digital title in terms of demand globally for the first time in the quarter to March, according to the latest Global On Demand Report from Parrot Analytics. Parrot Analytics analysed the demand for 30 recent popular US digital titles across ten markets, based […]

The Grand Tour drives Amazon above Netflix

New data shows that Amazon has stolen a march on Netflix in the UK and Germany, with The Grand Tour giving the SVOD service the edge over its rival. Amazon and Netflix never reveal viewing data, but research from Parrot Analytics covering both territories reveals mega-budget motoring series The Grand Tour has registered as the […]

BBC, Amazon team for apocalyptic comedy

UK pubcaster the BBC and subscription VOD service are creating a six-part comedy based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens. Gaiman (American Gods, pictured) will be showrunner on the 6x60mins series, which is set to go out on the BBC and Amazon in 2018. Amazon will get the global premiere rights, […]

Amazon takes on Netflix with global Prime rollout

Amazon has undercut Netflix with the launch of Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. The subscription video-on-demand service went live today at no additional cost to Amazon Prime members in Belgium, Canada, France, India, Italy and Spain. Customers in the other new Prime Video territories – which span the […]

In demand chart: Netflix’s Gilmore Girls leads Amazon’s Grand Tour

Netflix’s reboot of US comedy series the Gilmore Girls is leading the pack in Germany, some distance ahead of Amazon’s biggest ever commissioned series, The Grand Tour, our latest In Demand charts reveal. The latest exclusive data set from influential analytics firm Parrot,covering November 27 – December 3, reveals the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the […]

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