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Turner, Warner Bros. Make Streaming Deal With Amazon

'Falling Skies,' 'Closer' Available on Prime Instant 12/17/2012 9:52 AM Eastern
Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution said they made a deal with Amazon.com to make the series Falling Skies and The Closer available to subscribers of Amazon's Prime Instant video streaming service.

Turner and Warner Brothers are both divisions of Time Warner, a leading advocate of TV Everywhere, which allows pay-TV subscribers to watch shows when they want in the devices they choose.

Prime Instant Video now has 30,000 movies and TV episode available for subscribers. They can be streamed via the Kindle Fire HD or compatible devices including the iPad, iPhone, Roku, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the Wii U.

"Amazon has proven to be a terrific distribution platform for our popular television titles and we are confident that The Closer will also meet with that same success," Ken Werner, president, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, said in a statement.  "There will be 109 episodes of this riveting drama available for fans to enjoy for the very first time or to rewatch their favorite episodes from TNT."

"Subscription-on-demand services continue to grow in the consumer marketplace, and this deal represents a way to help expand our viewership from TV Everywhere and introduce a wider audience to this hit series," added Deborah K. Bradley, senior vice president, program acquisitions for Turner Broadcasting.

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