Michael Eisner’s Prom Queen now on Amazon


MUMBAI: Amazon.com and ex-Walt Disney head honcho Michael Eisner’s independent new-media studio, Vuguru, in conjunction with Big Fantastic, announced that the Emmy-nominated web series Prom Queen is now available as a full-length, commercial-free download exclusively on Amazon Unbox.

Amazon Unbox is Amazon’s digital video download service that offers over 10,000 TV shows, movies and other video content for rent or purchase. Videos rented or purchased on Amazon Unbox can be viewed via the PC or on the TV through Amazon Unbox on TiVo. Prom Queen debuted in April as a short-form 80-episode web series, with the last episode airing 20 June. The exclusive full-length download of Prom Queen is available on Amazon Unbox to own for $9.99 and to rent for 30 days at $3.99.

“By teaming with Amazon Unbox, we are making it possible for Prom Queen fans to download and watch the entire series as a feature-length title whenever they want. The wonderful thing about producing in the new-media landscape is that fans can reach shows like Prom Queen on a number of platforms. Amazon Unbox gives shows like Prom Queen longevity and serves as a new mass medium and unique way for the show’s followers to watch,” said Eisner.

“More and more people are going to the Internet for the latest compelling, cutting-edge video. Amazon Unbox provides a totally new way for producers and film-makers to deliver their work to customers. By bringing shows like Prom Queen to Amazon Unbox, our customers gain quick and easy access to exciting new web-only based content,” said Amazon Unbox director Roy Price.