Scripps Networks Interactive’s Popular Lifestyle Shows from HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel

  Scripps Networks Interactive’s Popular Lifestyle Shows from HGTV, DIY
  Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel Coming to Prime
  Instant Video and Amazon Instant Video

  Prime Instant Video is now home to previous seasons of popular shows like
Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day,  Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Cupcake Wars,
  House Hunters, Iron Chef  America, Chopped, and Throwdown With Bobby Flay

   This is the first online-only subscription distribution deal for Scripps
                             Networks Interactive

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- February 28, 2013

(NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc. today announced a content licensing
agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: SNI) that will make
Prime Instant Video a subscription home to hundreds of episodes from past
seasons of hit TV shows from the Scripps family of brands: HGTV, DIY Network,
Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.

Starting today, Prime members will be able to instantly view hundreds of
episodes of original programming, including Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day;
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations; Cupcake Wars; Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives;
House Hunters and House Hunters International; Iron Chef America; Man v. Food;
Selling New York and Selling LA; Throwdown With Bobby Flay; Chopped; Ghost
Adventures; and Yard Crashers, among other popular shows across the networks. 
Many of the popular lifestyle programs from Scripps will also be available for
purchase and download from Amazon Instant Video.

“The Scripps family of networks – including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network,
Cooking Channel and Travel Channel – airs some of the highest-quality and most
popular unscripted lifestyle programming on TV today,” said Brad Beale,
Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon. “We are excited to
be the exclusive online-only subscription home for Scripps content and know
our customers are going to love getting these great shows as part of Prime.”

This is the first online-only subscription distribution deal for Scripps
Networks Interactive.

“One of the guiding principles at Scripps Networks Interactive is to make our
valued lifestyle content accessible to consumers wherever and whenever they
want,” said Henry Ahn, Executive Vice President of Content Distribution and
Marketing for Scripps Networks Interactive. “Licensing content from our
extensive library to Amazon provides our millions of avid fans with yet
another opportunity to engage with our entertaining and informative content.
And the Amazon platform is a great complement to our branded products such as
books, cookware, furniture and accessories, lighting and more.”

Last week, 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. Just recently, Amazon announced that Prime Instant Video will soon
become the exclusive online subscription home for PBS hit Downton Abbey. The
Prime Instant Video library now features more than 38,000 movies and TV
episodes including fan-favorite shows such as Downton Abbey, Fringe, and The
West Wing and blockbuster movies including Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,
Rango and Transformers: Dark of the Moon, for Amazon Prime members to stream,
commercial free at no additional cost on 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, visitwww.amazon.com/primeinstantvideo.

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
38,000 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
cost.

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.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle,
opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest
Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company,
where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online,
and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com
and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in
categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads;
Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel,
Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto &
Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with
access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of
business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed
with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front
light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a
thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and
smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns.
Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive
Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with
dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads,
enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and
graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The
large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with
a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle
Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the
memory, and longer battery life.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com,
www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr,
www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es and
www.amazon.com.br. As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms
include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates
otherwise.

About Scripps Networks Interactive

Scripps Networks Interactive is one of the leading developers of
lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, where on-air
programming is complemented with online video, social media areas and
e-commerce components on companion websites and broadband vertical channels.
The company’s media portfolio includes popular lifestyle television and
Internet brands Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking
Channel and country music network Great American Country.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from
management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition,
management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential
fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal
proceedings and claims, fulfillment and data center optimization, seasonality,
commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign
exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and
taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially
could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

Contact:

Amazon.com, Inc.
Media Hotline, 206-266-7180
www.amazon.com/pr
 
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