Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has launched a streaming video channel, the IMDb Freedive, the Television Post reports. The channel, which will be free to watch, is available to audiences in the US and is accessible via the IMDb website on laptops, PCs and all Amazon Fire TV devices.
The IMDb Freedive is an advertisement supported channel which will enable customers to watch various TV series like ‘Fringe’, ‘Heroes’, ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘Without a Trace’ and movies from Hollywood like ‘Awakenings’, Foxcatcher, Memento, Run Lola Run, Monster, The Illusionist, The Last Samurai, True Romance and more without a subscription.
According to the press release, the website, which provides information about movies, trailers, short-form original series and celebrity interviews, will be expanding its reach into films and TV shows for free.
Further, customers will be able to use the ‘X-Ray’ feature, which is also available on Amazon Prime Video, which will use the information on the website about the cast, crew trivia, soundtracks and more.
Original video series of IMDb like The IMDb show, Casting call and No small parts will also be available for streaming. The free catalogue will continuously be evolving as new titles will be released regularly.
The founder and CEO of IMDb, Col Needham, said, “Customers already rely on IMDb to discover movies and TV shows and decide what to watch. With the launch of IMDb Freedive, they can now also watch full-length movies and TV shows on IMDb and all Amazon Fire TV devices for free. We will continue to enhance IMDb Freedive based on customer feedback and will soon make it available more widely, including on IMDb’s leading mobile apps.”