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Today Only, Amazon Is Discounting Prime to $72 and Streaming Transparent for Free A clear (and crucially timed) push for subscriber growth

Apparently on a charm offensive after winning two Golden Globes for its witty dramedy Transparent, Amazon is streaming the show for free today and offering a discount for new converts…

January 24, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

Condoms, Horse Heads, Handcuffs and 11 Other Things Amazon Will Now Deliver in an Hour New Prime app promises weirdness without the wait

Amazon's whole mission is to get people what they want as fast as possible, a pledge the retailer took to an extreme new level with today's debut of a one-hour delivery…

December 18, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

Join Today's #AdweekChat for a Discussion of Cable, Streaming Video and Cutting the Cord Twitter chat at 2 p.m. will include Hulu's ad sales chief

The TV dominance of cable and satellite seems to be eroding quickly this year, as more and more content becomes available on streaming services or for purchase a la carte.  Some…

October 22, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

Google Ramps Up the Same-Day Delivery Service War With more cities and merchants on board, can it take on Amazon Prime?

Google is hoping that if you're going to shop local, you'll go with Google Express. This week, the company officially rebranded its former Shopping Express service—which allows people to order items…

October 14, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT

Viewing Habits Show Traditional TV Networks Still Reign Supreme But video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime are catching up

Especially among younger viewers, use and awareness of digital streaming companies is growing to rival that of traditional TV networks. However, television currently remains the top medium by which to…

April 29, 2014, 10:53 PM EDT

Glam Media Rebrands as Mode Media and Takes On Netflix Debuts original programming initiative

Glam Media changed its name to Mode Media at its NewFronts event today in New York. Glam chief Samir Arora told Adweek prior to the presentation that the new moniker…

April 29, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins Is Helping Digital Video Get the Respect It Wants And the hits his company needs

At the moment, Mike Hopkins has the two hardest jobs in online video. The first is as CEO of Hulu (its third in a year and a half), where he’s…

April 27, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

Amazon Denies Plans to Launch Free Ad-Supported Streaming Kindle already a fledgling ad platform

UPDATE: E-tailer giant Amazon is contradicting reports that it's set to launch an ad-supported streaming service using its original content (which recently entered a second crowdsourced "season" of new shows)…

March 27, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

There’s No Place Like Dome CBS scares up huge ratings with new sci-fi drama

CBS on Monday drew a huge crowd with the premiere of its ambitious scripted series, Under the Dome, delivering 13.5 million total viewers and a staggering 3.3 in the adults…

June 25, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT

Multiple Syndication Partners for CBS’ The Good Wife Cable, streaming, local stations package worth $2 million per episode

Months after taking the homegrown show to market, CBS has secured a complex series of syndication deals for The Good Wife. In a multiwindow deal that involves a basic cable network…

March 13, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT

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