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Jamie Oliver Launching Cooking Channel on Amazon’s Freevee, Global Deals Struck for ‘The Great Cookbook Challenge’

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver will launch a dedicated cooking channel, dubbed The Jamie Oliver Channel, on Amazon’s ad-supported streaming service Freevee. The channel, a so-called FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV) channel, will bring together the catalog of Oliver’s cooking and food shows, including  American Road Trip, 30 Minute Meals and Jamie’s Kitchen, among others. […]

‘Who’s the Boss?’ Sequel Lands at Amazon’s Freevee

A sequel to the 1980s sitcom Who’s the Boss is headed to Amazon’s Freevee streaming service. The project, in development for almost two years, has original series stars Alyssa Milano and Tony Danza attached to reprise their roles. One Day at a Time alums Mike Royce and Brigitte Muñoz-Liebowitz have also come aboard as writers […]

The Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals on Apple iPads, Watches, MacBooks and More

Unless you’re open to buying refurbished devices, Apple products rarely go on sale. That’s why Amazon Prime Day — which has become an unofficial online shopping holiday to rival Black Friday and Cyber Monday — has become a popular time to shop on Apple’s most popular products. But here’s a little secret: You don’t have […]

Amazon Taps Charissa Thompson as ‘Thursday Night Football’ Studio Host

Amazon’s Thursday Night Football team continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the tech giant announced that Charissa Thompson, a veteran of ESPN and Extra, will be the main wraparound studio host for its primetime NFL telecasts. Thompson will lead Amazon’s TNF pregame, halftime and postgame coverage, joining analysts Richard Sherman, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Tony Gonzalez. […]

Vicky Eguia, Amazon Studios PR Executive, Dies at 48

Amazon Studios PR executive Vicky Eguia died Saturday in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. She was 48. Eguia spent years as head of publicity for Amazon’s original movies before moving into a new role as the director of PR for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Community Relations. Amazon Studios head Jen Salke […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Lizzo (‘Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls’)

“Even my ‘off’ is pretty ‘on,'” laughs Lizzo, the wildly popular, Grammy-winning, exuberant singer-songwriter, as we sit down at the dining room table in her Hollywood Hills home to record an episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. The 34-year-old superstar has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “an artist who has […]

Not All of the Best Deals Will Be On Amazon Prime Day — These Online Sales Are Here to Compete

As shoppers are readying their wallets for Amazon Prime Day on July 12 and 13, many retailers are piggy-backing off the epic two-day shopping event and offering their own deals to compete with the e-commerce giant. Amazon Prime membership costs $15 per month or $139 annually, and only members can access the online marketplace’s exclusive […]

Amazon Prime Day 2022: Here’s Are the Confirmed Dates and Deals to Expect Next Month

The e-commerce giant's two-day shopping event will include savings on its own fashion and tech products as well as brands such as Apple, iRobot, Columbia, Sunday Riley and more.

New Ontario Backlot Rises From Amazon’s ‘Reacher’ Set

Ontario has long been Hollywood’s go-to for Anytown, USA, for film and TV production. But fans of Amazon’s Reacher might be surprised to learn the crime thriller’s first season, which is set in a fictional rural Georgia town called Margrave, was mostly shot in an undeveloped corn field in Pickering, Ontario. “Our original plan in […]

Guest Column: ‘As We See It’ Showrunner Jason Katims on Why Authentic Casting Is Important

When Amazon called to tell me that they were greenlighting the pilot episode of As We See It, the euphoria of getting a pickup quickly morphed into low-level anxiety. Then some physical discomfort. And finally, straight-out panic. While the show is an adaptation of the beautiful Israeli show On the Spectrum, it is also a […]

Lionsgate Promotes Suzy Feldman to Exec VP Worldwide TV Marketing

The Lionsgate Television Group has promoted Suzy Feldman to executive vp worldwide TV marketing. Having joined the studio in 2015 and more recently served as senior vp, Feldman will continue to oversee Lionsgate’s TV content marketing, working with the global programming, production and sales teams, and the studio’s network and broadcast partners across all scripted […]

‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Movie Casts Leads

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine will lead the movie adaptation of the beloved book Red, White & Royal Blue for Amazon and Berlanti/Schechter Films. The rom-com follows Alex Claremont-Diaz (Perez), the Mexican-American son of the newly elected U.S. president, who is promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. The logline reads: […]