Amazon.com has expanded its licensing agreement with PBS Distribution that will allow Amazon Prime
members to instantly stream, at no additional cost, current and archived PBS online videos. The expanded relationship with PBS will bring the total number of titles available for Prime Instant Video streaming to over 12,000.
Amazon's Instant Video streaming is available to Prime members on over 300 different devices, including the new Kindle Fire, Full Color 7" Multi-touch Tablet
--the Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, magazines, apps, books, games, and more. Kindle Fire customers enjoy a free month of Amazon Prime right out of the box.
Prime members will have access to more than 1,000 episodes of popular PBS television, which will roll out on the service over the next several months. PBS titles will include NOVA, Masterpiece and Antiques Roadshow, along with the Ken Burns series of documentaries featuring The Civil War, The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Baseball, Jazz and the acclaimed new series Prohibition, which premiered on PBS stations earlier this month. Prime instant video will also offer popular PBS news programs with day-after air availability from shows like Frontline and Washington Week. Beginning in early November, and for the first time ever on digital video, PBS brings Prime members 200 episodes of The French Chef with the world renowned Julia Child.