Amazon Prime Video and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have announced an international content licensing agreement to bring TV serieds This Is Us and the TV adaptation of The Exorcist to Prime Video customers.
The deal will bring the two series to more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Amazon Prime Video will start introducing seasons to new countries post local, season finale broadcast.
Brad Beale, Amazon VP of worldwide television acquisition said, “This Is Us is one of the best new TV series, beloved by viewers and acclaimed by critics.
“Prime Video members are going to love watching this Emmy award-winning show along with the thrilling horror series The Exorcist.”
“This Is Us has captivated audiences with its incredible storytelling and relatable characters that pull on our heartstrings, while The Exorcist, with its clever twists and big scares, has been something for horror fans to behold,” added Evan Scheffel, Twentieth Century Fox EVP.
“We’re very pleased to be teaming with Amazon Prime Video on this deal and look forward to new audiences around the world discovering these great series.”
In a related development, Amazon has started talks to buy scores of small television channels, several major programme providers confirmed to NBC News. A representative for Amazon declined to comment on the report, but hinted there will be much to say in the coming weeks about its efforts in online video.