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DC Universe Streaming Service Launches on Amazon Fire TV

The DC Universe subscription streaming service is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices as part of a distribution deal between the two parties.

The $7.99 per month service, which features original, live-action and animated series along with classic TV shows and films from the DC Comics video collection, can be accessed from the Fire TV Appstore on the Amazon Fire TV device, according to company officials.

“Giving the tens of millions of Amazon Fire TV users in the US the ability to view DC Universe’s highly acclaimed first original series Titans, and all of the amazing library shows and movies available on DC Universe, is a win for DC fans and Fire TV users alike,” said Sam Ades, senior vice president and general manager, DC Digital Services in a statement. “DC Universe offers fans the opportunity to explore the iconic characters, series and movies from DC, and we are excited to bring it to Fire TV users, not to mention digital comic books, a daily news show and a world of content made for the advanced features and voice functionality that Fire TV devices are known for.”

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.