Amazon’s Prime Instant Video Named the Exclusive Online Subscription Home of FX Series Justified

  Amazon’s Prime Instant Video Named the Exclusive Online Subscription Home of
  FX Series Justified

Fan-favorite series The Shield will also join the Prime Instant Video catalog
      for Amazon Prime members to instantly stream at no additional cost

   Amazon recently announced that PBS favorite series Downton Abbey and the
   anticipated summer series Under the Dome from CBS will soon be available
                      exclusively on Prime Instant Video

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- February 26, 2013

(NASDAQ:AMZN) –, Inc. today announced a content licensing agreement
with Sony Pictures Television, making Prime Instant Video the exclusive online
subscription home to the FX Network western crime drama Justified. The
award-winning and gritty series has been one of the most watched shows on
Amazon Instant Video, where customers can purchase and download episodes for
$1.99 each, and will now be available to Prime members at no additional cost.
In addition, Prime Instant Video will add the critically-acclaimed inner-city
Los Angeles crime drama The Shield to its catalog.

“Justified and The Shield are two fan-favorites on Amazon,” said Brad Beale,
Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon. “We’re consistently
looking for ways to make Prime even better – and one of the ways we’re doing
that is adding shows like these that we know customers love. Prime members
have tens of thousands of episodes of their favorite series like Downton
Abbey, Falling Skies, and now Justified and The Shield, to enjoy on hundreds
of devices, at no additional cost.”

“We have a great relationship with Amazon and we’re excited to give fans more
opportunities to view these two great dramas,” said John Weiser, President of
US Distribution for Sony Pictures Television. “We know Amazon’s Prime Instant
Video service is the ideal platform for viewers to see their favorite episodes
of these critically acclaimed series and to also open the show up to new
audiences who we know will quickly get hooked on them.”

Earlier this month, Amazon and CBS announced an extension of their
non-exclusive licensing agreement, including the subscription debuts of The
Amazing Race and Undercover Boss, as well as a deal that will make Prime
Instant Video the exclusive subscription home for the anticipated series Under
the Dome this summer. Amazon also recently announced that Prime Instant Video
will soon become the exclusive online subscription home for PBS hit Downton
Abbey. Prime Instant Video offers more than 37,000 movies and TV episodes for
Amazon Prime members to stream, commercial free, at no additional cost on
Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Roku, Xbox 360,
PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U, among other devices. To sign up for Amazon
Prime, visit

About Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Instant Video is a digital video streaming and download service that
offers Amazon customers the ability to rent, purchase or subscribe to a huge
catalog of videos. Customers can choose from more than 150,000 titles to
purchase or rent and content ranges from new release movies to classic
favorites, major television shows, entire seasons, or even day after air TV.
Prime Instant Video is Amazon’s video subscription offer—it includes more than
37,000 movies and TV episodes selected from the full assortment available at
Amazon Instant Video. This subscription offer allows US Prime customers to
stream as many titles from Prime Instant Video as they like, at no additional

About Prime

Amazon Prime is an annual membership program for $79 a year that offers
customers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items including
books, home and garden products, electronics, video games, clothing, and much
more. Amazon Prime members also get access to unlimited instant streaming of
thousands of movies and TV episodes and access to hundreds of thousands of
books to borrow for free, as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates
from a Kindle device. Customers who receive free Prime shipping benefits
through our Amazon Student or Amazon Mom programs can upgrade to an annual
paid membership to receive Amazon Prime’s digital benefits.

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Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from
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