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Topic: Betas

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)…

Amazon's Betas Is Basically Entourage for the Other Half of California

Second pilot order skewers Silicon Valley

Okay, so Amazon's new series, Betas, is maybe not the hole-in-one it pulled off with Alpha House, but there are some similarities, at least superficially speaking. Both shows follow four offbeat guys…

Amazon Banks on Valley Appeal to Boost Originals

New show Betas won't carry ads, but will feature product placement

With its first original comedy, Alpha House, Amazon Studios went with skewering Washington D.C., a deserving but familiar milieu. But with comedy No. 2, Betas, which debuts on Friday, Amazon is…

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