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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Amazon signs exclusive deal with CBS for "Extant", (NASDAQ: AMZN) Inc signed a deal allowing it to stream CBS Corp's new science-fiction thriller series "Extant" four days after it is broadcast on television. The show, starring Halle Berry, is about an astronaut, who comes home after spending a year alone in space, and tries to reconnect with her husband and son.CBS will start screening the show in June and Amazon will be allowed to stream episodes four days later.The exclusive service is free for subscribers to Amazon's Prime Instant Video program on Kindle and gaming platforms.Amazon has similar deals with PBS for the British drama series "Downton Abbey"., Inc. ( serves consumers through its retail Websites and focus on selection, price, and convenience. Shares of AMZN traded higher by 0.54% or $2.15/share to $400.18. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $245.75 and as high as $405.63. On average, 2943450 shares of AMZN exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 638191.