Thursday, 17 January, 2019

Amazon launches ad-supported streaming-video service

Amazon’s IMDb launches Freedive, a free movie and TV streaming service — with ads FreeDive, new streaming service from Amazon's IMDb, offers free films, TV
Herman Weaver | 11 January, 2019, 18:01

Movies on the service include "Awakenings", "A Few Good Men", "Adaptation", "Drive", "Foxcatcher", "Gattaca", "Memento", "Monster", "Run Lola Run", "The Illusionist", "The Last Samurai", "True Romance" and Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris". If you keep scrolling down, you will find an IMDb Freedrive: Popular Movies and TV - Free with Ads section.

IMDb (www.imdb.com), the #1 movie website in the world, today announced the launch of IMDb Freedive (www.imdb.com/freedive), a free streaming video channel available in the United States on the IMDb website via laptop or personal computer and on all Amazon Fire TV devices. From the titles that it lists, you can enjoy plenty of TV shows, from big sci-fi series like Fringe, Quantum Leap and Heroes, to some reality TV in the form of The Bachelor, Duck Dynasty and Kitchen Nightmares. At launch, Amazon promoted the service as being available on Fire TVs and online. Amazon and IMDb have said they plan to expand the range, as well as rotate out content.

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Users will also be able to dive deeper on titles they are watching with the use of X-Ray, which provides information about cast, crew, trivia, soundtracks and more, according to a news release.

"Customers already rely on IMDb to discover movies and TV shows and decide what to watch", said Col Needham, Founder and CEO of IMDb. These new free ad-supported TV shows and movies are hidden far down the Amazon Roku Channel. Earlier today, the Amazon-owned property launched a brand new streaming site dubbed Freedive. The site says it will continually add new offerings to the site. Unlike some services though, this one's free (thanks to the ads!) to stream.

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