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Amazon Studios To Put Together Five More Kids Pilots

2 August 2013 3:48 PM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

It didn’t take long for Amazon to show that it’s really getting behind its original programming theory. It doesn’t seem that long since we were running through the pilots and filling out polls, but Amazon is already saying it wants to see more, and continue on this road.

Five more shows aimed at children will produce pilots in the hopes of getting a series green light, and like the last set of children’s programming, these look like they’ll be great shows. From massively prestigious pedigrees in the business to someone Amazon found through their open submission process, there’s a lot to look forward to here. Amazon Studios kids shows were the best part of the initial run of pilots for me, and I think they may be aiming to make a real push into the market with these additional titles.

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Amazon Studios Greenlights Five Exciting New Kids’ Series Pilots for Prime Instant Video

31 July 2013 6:14 AM, PDT | Hollywonk | See recent Hollywonk news »

From outer space to “normal street,” five new series optioned by Amazon Studios will take children on journeys of wonder, laughter, and creative exploration.

Amazon Studios today announced that it will be producing five pilots for Prime Instant Video, including its first for 6- to 11-year-olds. The children’s series were created by established writers such as Duane Capizzi (Transformers Prime), as well as a newcomer discovered via Amazon Studios’ open-door development process.

The pilots will stream on Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM in the U.K. for customers to watch, provide feedback, and help determine which shows should be produced as series.

“We’re very excited to be able to introduce these original ideas and their talented creators to Amazon customers. After the success of our first pilots, we look forward to getting lots more fantastic feedback from kids and parents,” said Roy Price, Director of Amazon Studios. “For »

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