‘Fleabag’: Season 2 Is Truly Blessed With 11 Emmy Nominations, Five for Actresses Alone

“This is a love story.” That’s how the second season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s acclaimed comedy “Fleabag” begins, and those words could also apply to the Television Academy’s devotion. The Amazon original nabbed 11 nominations Tuesday morning, including Outstanding Comedy Series and two nominations for Waller-Bridge herself. In its second season, the titular Fleabag (Waller-Bridge) has rebuilt her life after spiraling […]

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Amazon Prime Day 2019 TV deals are huge

Everyone you know is probably frantically scouring Amazon right now, trying to scoop up the best Prime Day 2019 deals. In case you don’t know what Prime Day is all about, let us be the messengers of some very good news. Amazon Prime Day officially started at 12 a.m. PT on July 15 and, for the first time ever, the […]

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Amazon Prime Day: Live expert advice for all the best deals

Welcome to our Amazon Prime Day liveblog! Shopping experts from Yahoo, HuffPost Finds and AOL are here posting everything you need to know before the big event — and will be working around the clock to curate the best day-of deals from Amazon and other retailers on Prime Day, which runs from Monday, July 15th at 3 a.m. ET, to Tuesday, July 16th as 2:59 a.m. ET. In terms of savings, Prime […]

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TV News Roundup: Netflix Drops ‘Queer Eye’ Season 4 Trailer (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix drops the trailer for fourth season of “Queer Eye” and Amazon announces the premiere date for its first ever original stand-up special. CASTING Ryan Destiny, best known for playing one of the leads on Fox’s “Star,” will join the cast of “Grown-ish” for the upcoming third season in a recurring role. She will play Jillian, […]

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‘Sneaky Pete’ Canceled After Three Seasons at Amazon

“Sneaky Pete” is coming to an end. The crime drama, which was co-created by Bryan Cranston and starred Giovanni Ribisi, has been canceled after three seasons on Amazon. “Sneaky Pete” centered around the titular criminal (Ribisi), who stole his cellmate’s identity and started living with and working for the man’s family of bail bondsmen after being released from prison. The […]

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Amazon Dropped Woody Allen’s Latest Film. Europe Has Picked It Up.

Woody Allen’s latest movie, “A Rainy Day in New York,” a romantic comedy starring Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning, was dropped by Amazon last year. There is no sign it will be released in the United States. In Europe, it’s another story. The film will reach theaters in Italy on Oct. 3, Stefano Massenzi, head of acquisitions and business affairs […]

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Virgin Media Partners With Amazon, Integrates Prime Video App

Virgin Media is adding the Amazon Prime Video app to its TV service. The Liberty Global-owned cabler will integrate the app into its ultra HD settop from this summer, meaning customers with the high-end box can access Prime Video directly. Virgin Media will be the first Liberty Global pay TV business to integrate Amazon’s streaming service in this way. Virgin […]

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‘Bosch’ Review: Amazon’s Cop Drama Remains True Blue Even as It Probes Into Moral Greyness in Season 5

“Bosch” is back and as addictive as ever, showing why it’s Amazon’s oldest continuing original drama despite a call for new blood. As the streaming service is working hard to freshen its programming with big tentpoles like “Jack Ryan” or the upcoming “Good Omens” and “Lord of the Rings,” it always returns to the reliable, meticulous charms of Det. Hieronymus […]

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Nashville City Council Sides With Songwriters Against Streamers’ CRB Appeal

Nashville city leaders have sided against the streaming services Amazon, Spotify, Google and SiriusXM/Pandora in the appeal of the Copyright Royalty Board’s decision that would give songwriters a pay raise. The Nashville Metro Council adopted the resolution as part of its consent agenda earlier this week, although the move is “purely symbolic” and the streamers are under no obligation to […]

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Jen MacLean Named Head of Worldwide Business Development at Amazon

Games industry veteran Jen MacLean joined Amazon Game Tech as the new head of worldwide business development for small and mid-size developers, Amazon announced Tuesday via a blog post. MacLean will assist game creators with development for AWS, Twitch Prime, Alexa, and Amazon.com. In an interview, MacLean expressed her enthusiasm for working with smaller developers, explaining that small and mid-size […]

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