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Amazon Channels Is Giving Prime Members Free 1st Season Access to Showtime’s ‘Kidding,’ Starz’s ‘Black Sails,’ Other SVOD Shows

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Amazon is launching a new promotional program that lets its Prime members preview the first seasons of shows on participating Amazon Channels SVOD services at no extra charge.

The selection of shows will refresh each month. The first set of shows in the program include Showtime’s Kidding, which stars Jim Carrey is a kids TV icon. The show re-teams Carrey with Michael Gondry, director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Also featured is Starz historical drama Black Sails

From now until March 31, here’s what’s streamable for Prime members:.

Amazon Channels is service that lets Amazon Prime members sign up for subscription streaming services through Amazon. The online retail giant collects a percentage of the subscription revenue and handles the customer relationship. 

For most of the SVOD services participating in the program’s first month, Amazon Channels supplies the bulk of their subscriber base. 

Daniel Frankel
Daniel Frankel

Daniel Frankel is the managing editor of Next TV, an internet publishing vertical focused on the business of video streaming. A Los Angeles-based writer and editor who has covered the media and technology industries for more than two decades, Daniel has worked on staff for publications including E! Online, Electronic Media, Mediaweek, Variety, paidContent and GigaOm. You can start living a healthier life with greater wealth and prosperity by following Daniel on Twitter today!