Amazon Prime Adds ESPN Doc Series21 Aug, 2012 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Amazon Aug. 21 said it now is offering ESPN documentary series “30 for 30” to its subscription video-on-demand platform Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Prime Instant Video is a free add-on to Amazon’s Prime $79 membership loyalty program, which offers two-day shipping on most purchases. It currently offers members access to more than 22,000 movies and TV episodes to stream on Kindle Fire or hundreds of compatible devices, including Roku, iPad, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Prime Instant Video is a subset of Amazon Instant Video, which offers more than 120,000 movies and TV episodes available on transactional VOD service.
“With the addition of ESPN’s "30 for 30" series, film lovers and sports fans will have instant access to enjoy compelling sports stories from talented and thoughtful film makers including, The U, Pony Excess and Winning Time,” said Brad Beale, director of digital video content acquisition with Amazon.