Amazon has signed a big streaming video deal with Viacom. The multi-year agreement includes Prime Instant Video access to kids’ shows like Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants, plus grownup shows like Tosh.0.
Users of Amazon Prime Instant Video will be able to stream more shows from CBS (s CBS) and Showtime, including past seasons of America’s Next Top Model, Everybody Loves Raymond and The L Word.
New episodes of CBS’s Under the Dome will be available for viewing on Prime Instant Video four days after they’re first broadcast on CBS. It’s the first time that Amazon has offered streaming access to an in-season show.
A copyright law that lets authors break contracts after 35 years will start taking effect in January. The law, which is meant to give authors like Stephen King and Judy Blume a “second bite at the apple,” could provide yet another disruption for traditional publishers.
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From Comic-Con, Barely Political covers an issue I’m sure we all occasionally wonder: who’s Batman (and other costumed folks) voting for in November?
And Jill Weinberger provides a closer look at Stephen King’s N, the previously covered horror master’s foray into online video. Does the moving graphic novel format make the story creepier? Find out at NewTeeVee Station.