Amazon has bought exclusive rights to the Michael Bay-backed pirate drama Black Sails for its Prime Instant Video service – formerly LoveFilm. The series, produced for US network STARZ, is a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island/
Amazon has struck a deal to revive axed BBC One drama Ripper Street. The third series will be available to subscribers of its Prime Instant Video service – formerly Lovefilm – before being broadcast on BBC One.
Subscribers to Amazon’s Lovefilm service – due to be rebranded later this week as Amazon Prime Instant Video – are to get exclusive streaming access to five major Warner Bros. shows including Arrow and Hostages.