Amazon And Viacom Ink Content Licensing Deal
Posted on Wed Feb 8, 2012 03:55 PM PDT

amazonviacom200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - has landed a content licensing deal with Viacom that will expand its streaming video offerings.

Amazon’s Prime Instant Videos library, available only to Amazon Prime members ($79/year), will now feature hit shows from Viacom properties – BET, Comedy Central, LOGO, MTV, Nickelodeon, Spike, TV Land, and VH1, among others – including Jersey Shore, iCarly, and Mob Wives.

“This deal with Viacom brings Prime customers and Kindle Fire users thousands of comedies, kids' shows, reality TV and much more from some of the best cable networks available,” Amazon’s director of video content acquisition Brad Beale said in a statement. “We now offer more than 15,000 movies and TV shows in Prime Instant Videos and are working hard to add even more great content."