Amazon is making some headway into the digital media area with its Prime Instant Videos library. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Viacom has announced its deal with Amazon which will give them access to many of the television shows that fill up the time slots on basic cable.
Channels like MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and several others will now be available to subscribers of Amazon’s Prime, which is an add-on service to their special shipping program which costs $79.00 a year.
The deal includes shows like MTV’s Jersey Shore, The Hard Times of RJ Berger, The Hills, Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, The Sarah Silverman Program, Nickelodeon’s iCarly, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Spike’s Deadliest Warrior: The Show, TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland, and VH1’s Love & Hip Hop and Mob Wives.
Brad Beale, director of video content acquisition…
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