The third and final season of ‘Red Oaks’ debuts today, and other Amazon originals news

Season 3 of Amazon’s original series Red Oaks is available today for Prime members to stream. Amazon has already announced that this will be the final season of Red Oaks. Amazon’s original movie The Wall starring John Cena is also debuting today on Prime Video. As for upcoming originals, Amazon has finally announced the premier date for Jean-Claude Van Johnson, the action comedy series staring Jean-Claude Van Damme as a martial arts & film sensation who is secretly the world’s best undercover private contract killer. The first season of Jean-Claude Van Johnson debuts on December 15th. Be sure to catch the newly released trailor.

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Amazon originals ‘Lore,’ ‘City of Ghosts,’ and ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters’ debut today

A pair of new original Amazon shows and an original movie are debuting today on Prime Video. The first and probably most anticipated is Lore, an adaptation of the popular podcast by the same name about non-fiction scary stories that has the backing of an executive producer of The Walking Dead and The X-Files. Next is Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, a childrens show remake of a series from the 70s. Last is the Amazon original documentary City of Ghosts that follows citizen journalists behind enemy lines in Syria, which has garnered a 99% Rotten Tomatoe score. Read more ›

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Amazon original series ‘The Tick’ will return in February

Amazon’s original series The Tick debut a couple months ago and has been getting great reviews. The problem is there wasn’t enough of it because only the first 6 episodes were released. The good news is we won’t have to wait a year for more episodes because the second half of the first season will be available to Prime members on February 23rd. Amazon made the announcement and revealed the above poster just before their panel at New York Comic-Con this morning.

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‘Transparent’ season 4, ‘Lore’ debut, new greenlit shows, cancellations, and more Amazon original content news

Here is a roundup of all the recently released, upcoming, greenlit, and canceled Amazon original shows and movies. Read more ›

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‘The Tick’ debuts on Prime Video today and other Amazon original content news

Amazon’s original series The Tick debuts on Prime Video today. This is Amazon’s first superhero series, although it’s very different from the Marvel and DC movies and TV shows that have gained extreme popularity lately. The Tick is more of a comedy and parody than an action packed drama, like the average comic book series. The first 6 episodes are available for Prime members to stream now, with an addition 6 episodes coming next year. Read more ›

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Amazon teams up with YouTubers to produce new home makeover show

Amazon is producing a new home makeover show called “Overhaul,” according to a report by Business Insider. The six-episode series will debut in September with each episode featuring a YouTube star getting their home over. The show will be hosted by Christiane Lemieux, an interior and household goods designer, and the first two episodes will feature baking YouTuber Rosanna Pansino and beauty blogger Teni Panosian. The series will “live on a special hub on” where viewers will be able to purchase the items used in the home makeover. This concept is very similar to Amazon’s recently canceled fashion series Style Code Live, which allowed viewers to purchase fashion and beauty products discussed during each episode.

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Amazon original movie ‘Paterson’ is now available through Prime Video

Prime members can now stream Amazon’s latest original movie Paterson. The film stars Adam Driver as Paterson living in Paterson, New Jersey and his wife Laura, played by Golshifteh Farahani. Read more ›

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Amazon’s original Grateful Dead documentary series ‘Long Strange Trip’ now available on Prime Video

Amazon’s original documentary Long Strange Trip is now available to stream on Prime Video. It chronicles the career of the rock band The Grateful Dead. It’s essentially a 4+ hour-long movie that has been cut up into 6 episodes. The documentary is directed by Amir Bar-Lev and produced by Martin Scorsese.

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Amazon original series ‘The Last Tycoon’ to premiere July 28

Amazon has set the premiere date for their original series The Last Tycoon as July 28. The pilot of the nine-episode adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished novel was part of Amazon’s pilot season a year ago and was greenlit shortly after. You can watch the show’s first trailer here, which Amazon just released this morning.

The Last Tycoon tells the story of Monroe Stahr, played by Matt Bomer, a dashing and talented studio executive who struggles to find his place within the movie industry and the world. Monroe is caught in a power struggle with his boss and mentor, Pat Brady, played by Kelsey Grammer, when a young Irish waitress, played by Lily Collins, catches his eye. Her spark just might be the fuel he needs to create a truly great and important film in his quest for power.”

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Amazon cancels its first live TV show ‘Style Code Live’

Amazon has decided to end their first live TV show, Style Code Live, which aired every weeknight since its debut in March of last year. The QVC-like experimental show consisted of regular hosts Lyndsey Rodrigues, Rachel Smith, Frankie Grande, and celebrity guests giving style and beauty tips which featured products that could be purchased directly from the Amazon page where the show could be streamed for free. While Amazon has built up a strong stable of on-demand original programming, they haven’t manage to find the same success with live content. That said, it’s probably safe to say this won’t be the last live show created by Amazon.

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