Amazon Studios

Amazon StudiosThis is the time of the year when the TV networks show off the programs they’ll be running next fall, via glitzy invitation-only presentations for advertisers. But you can see what Jeff Bezos has in store for his viewers, right now, over at And he wants to know what you think. As promised, Amazon has put up 14 pilot episodes for shows it is considering producing for its first foray into original programming — eight comedies, and six kids’ shows. It wants viewers to rate them, and says it will use their input as it figures out which ones to actually order. Right now you have to navigate over to Amazon’s video section to find the shows, but I imagine that Amazon will make a much bigger deal of them fairly soon. (Perhaps after a breaking news story resolves itself.) Amazon isn’t promising that viewer voting alone will make or break a show.

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