IMDb TV has been rebranded to Amazon Freevee, stays ad-supported

Amazon’s IMDb TV has one other identify change below its belt. The ad-based video-on-demand (AVOD) service initially launched as IMDb Freedive in 2019 earlier than being renamed to the IMDb TV everyone knows. That is previous hat, although. Say good day to Amazon Freevee.

Sure, that is actually what it is known as — we’re a bit late for April 1st!

The transfer identify change can also be a part of an growth, studies Selection. Having initially launched in america earlier than increasing to the UK, Freevee is now coming to Germany.

Whereas removed from one of many greatest streamers round, Freevee content material might be accessed through the Amazon Prime Video app on Apple {hardware}. It performs host to unique content material that can reportedly enhance by 70% this yr.

Upcoming unique sequence embody “Bosch: Legacy,” a derivative of Amazon Prime Video’s “Bosch”; house design sequence “Hollywood Houselift with Jeff Lewis”; “Sprung,” a comedy from Greg Garcia; Australian crime drama “Troppo”; and “Excessive Faculty,” a scripted sequence tailored by Clea DuVall from musicians Sara Quin and Tegan Quin’s memoir of the identical identify. Amazon has additionally greenlit “Primo,” a coming-of-age comedy from Michael Schur and Shea Serrano; and “On Name,” a half-hour procedural drama from Dick Wolf. Further greenlights might be introduced throughout a NewFronts presentation on Might 2. And on the movie facet, Freevee will produce “Love By chance,” a office rom-com starring Brenda Tune and Aaron O’Connell.

The Freevee service at present provides the favored Alex Rider present and a rising assortment of content material will certainly make it extra common. Being free helps, though these advertisements are undoubtedly going to be an annoyance for some individuals.