Amazon and CBS Announce Multi-Year, Multi-Series Content Licensing Agreement to Make Prime Video the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for Three New CBS Summer Series Through 2018

Prime members will have unlimited access to episodes of new CBS
summer series just four days after their initial broadcast at no
additional charge to their membership

Amazon and CBS also extend and expand deal for more CBS and SHOWTIME
series on Prime Video

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN) Building on the success of Amazon’s exclusive in-season
licensing agreement for Under the Dome and Extant, Amazon
and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced a new
multi-year, multi-series agreement to make Prime Video the exclusive
subscription streaming home for three new CBS summer series through
2018. The first new CBS series included in this deal will be next
summer’s highly anticipated comic-thriller BrainDead, which Prime
members in the U.S. will be able to stream just four days after
broadcast at no additional charge to their membership.

“Prime members have loved having access to series like Under the Dome and
Extant just four days after broadcast, and we’re excited to
continue to offer in-season availability of more great CBS summer series
over the next three years,” said Brad Beale, Amazon Vice President of
Digital Video Content Acquisition. “We are also always working to ensure
our Prime members have the best selection, and we know they will
continue to enjoy unlimited access to a wide array of CBS titles to
binge-watch anytime, anywhere.”

“We’re thrilled to build on our relationship with Amazon with new
original summer series and more programming from CBS and SHOWTIME,” said
Scott Koondel, Chief Corporate Licensing Officer, CBS Corporation. “With
a truly original, genre-bending concept from outstanding creative
auspices, BrainDead will be one of the most talked-about shows
next summer by CBS viewers and Prime members.”

BrainDead is a comic thriller from Robert and Michelle King,
acclaimed producers of The Good Wife. Set in the world of D.C.
politics, the series follows a young fresh-faced Hill staffer (Mary
Elizabeth Winstead) getting her first job in Washington, D.C. and
discovering two things: the government has stopped working, and alien
spawn have come to Earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of
congressmen and Hill staffers.

This deal will also extend and expand CBS and SHOWTIME titles available
to Prime members. Popular programming including Medium, The
, The L Word, the original Twin Peaks series, America’s
Next Top Model
, I Love Lucy, Penn & Teller, The
Amazing Race
, MacGyver, Brotherhood and Sabrina,
the Teenage Witch
. CBS Films’ available for Prime members include
the Golden Globe-nominated films Inside Llewyn Davis and Pride,
among others. Prime members can watch CBS titles and more via the Amazon
Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or online at
–Prime members can also download titles on iOS, Android and Fire
devices for offline viewing. Customers who are not Prime members can
sign-up for a 30-day free trial at

About Amazon Video
Amazon Video includes tens of thousands
of movies and TV episodes available on Prime Video at no additional
charge to Prime members, as well as access to hundreds of thousands of
titles to buy or rent. Amazon Video is the only service in the world
that brings customers both of these options in one place.

Prime Video, available on Amazon Video, lets Prime members enjoy
binge-worthy TV shows including Amazon Original Series airing now such
as the multi-Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-winning series Transparent,
Hand of God, Bosch, Catastrophe and Mozart in
the Jungle
as well as hit series like Sex and the City, Veep,
Girls, The Sopranos, Entourage, Curb Your
and The Wire. Prime Video also offers members
blockbuster movies such as Transformers: Age of Extinction, Teenage
Mutant Ninja Turtles
, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Star Trek
Into Darkness
and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, among
others. Prime members have access to a collection of kids shows
including Amazon Original Series Annedroids, Gortimer
Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street
and the Annecy, Annie and
multi-Emmy Award-winning Tumble Leaf, as well as popular shows
from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. including SpongeBob
Dora the ExplorerTeam Umizoomi, and
Blue’s Clues.

Prime members can look forward to several new upcoming original series
premiering this year, with the coming-of-age dramedy Red Oaks
premiering on October 9, followed by the much anticipated adaptation of
Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle on November 20, and
season two of Emmy-winning Transparent December 4. Coming in 2016
will be the second seasons of Mozart in the Jungle, Bosch
and romantic comedy, Catastrophe, along with the debut season of The
New Yorker Presents

In addition to tens of thousands of titles to instantly stream on Prime
Video, the Amazon Prime membership (
includes more than one million songs, more than a thousand playlists and
hundreds of stations through Prime Music, unlimited Free Two-Day
Shipping on millions of items, early access to select Lightning Deals,
unlimited photo storage with Amazon Photos, and access to borrow from
more than 800,000 books for Kindle owners–all for $99 a year.

Amazon Video can be accessed through the Amazon Video app on TVs,
connected devices and mobile devices, or online at
Prime Video titles can also be downloaded for offline enjoyment—the only
subscription streaming service to offer this functionality. Customers
who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at

More to Prime
Amazon Prime is an annual membership program
for $99 a year that offers customers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on
more than 20 million items across all categories, unlimited Free
Same-Day Delivery on more than a million items in 14 metro areas,
unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, more
than one million songs, more than one thousand playlists and hundreds of
stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all
year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive
with Prime Photos and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow with
the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. In addition, Prime members in 11
cities receive one and two hour delivery on a selection of tens of
thousands of everyday essentials with the dedicated Prime Now mobile
app. Not a member? Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at

About Amazon opened on the World Wide Web in
July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession
rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to
operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews,
1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by
Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV,
Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered
by Amazon.

About CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS)
is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading
content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The
Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the
broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading
edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S.
and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content,
making its brand — “the Eye” — one of the most recognized in business.
The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and
entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, and
interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS
Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and
Warner Bros. Entertainment), CBS Television Studios, CBS Global
Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television
Distribution), CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS
Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a
joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian
Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio and CBS
EcoMedia. For more information, go to

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