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IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world’s most popular and trusted source of information about movies, TV shows and celebrities, today announced the launch of a free IMDb What to Watch for Fire TV. The new app offers a series of fun and interactive mini-games to help families, friends or those playing individually discover and decide what to watch. Available exclusively to Fire TV customers in the US, gamers will receive personalized recommendations of movies and TV shows across multiple streaming services tailored to their current moods and interests.
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Introducing the new IMDb What to Watch app – a series of fun, interactive mini-games to help families, friends, or those playing individually discover and decide what to watch. Launching exclusively on Amazon Fire TV in the US, gamers will receive personalized movie and TV series recommendations across multiple streaming services tailored to their current moods and interests. This personalized experience allows fans to spend less time searching for titles and debating what they want to stream, and more time watching the next movie or series they’ll love! Learn more at www.imdb.com/tv (Photo credit: IMDb)
With so much content to choose from and so many places to watch it, the new IMDb What to Watch app is designed to solve the common customer problem of scrolling through an intimidating array of titles when trying to decide what to stream with. friends, as a family or alone. This fun, interactive and personalized experience allows customers to spend less time searching for titles and debating what they want to watch, and more time watching the next movie or series they’ll love. To get started today, Fire TV customers can download the IMDb What to Watch app on Fire TV, or to open with Alexa, just ask “Alexa, open IMDb What to Watch app.”
“Hundreds of millions of customers rely on IMDb to decide what and where to watch,” said IMDb COO Nikki Santoro. “The new IMDb What to Watch app for Fire TV makes it easy, fun and fast to discover trending titles and hidden gems, find the perfect movie or TV series to fit any mood. and get the most out of their streaming services on Fire TV.
“Entertainment on Fire TV is about discovering new shows and movies, quickly connecting customers to the content, and being thrilled with the experience,” said Charlotte Maines, Director of Fire TV. “With the launch of the IMDb What to Watch app, we’re giving customers a fun and engaging way to find out what happens next on movie night.”
Using exclusive and authoritative IMDb data, the IMDb What to Watch app offers a selection of fun and simple interactive games that help determine the current interests and moods of those playing, whether they’re settling in for movie night as a family or watching solo. After each game, the app offers a selection of movie and/or series choices with key details for each title, including genre, trailer and plot summary. For those looking for input from other entertainment fans, Recommended Titles also displays IMDb user ratings for movies and TV shows, helping customers make informed viewing decisions. By enabling the “Your Services” feature, users can customize their app settings to prioritize titles available from their favorite streaming services. Each selection also displays the runtime, so viewers can plan their couch time accordingly. Once a viewing decision has been made, customers will see where they can stream the title, and then can start watching with a single tap on their Fire TV Alexa voice remote.
The following games are available to play now on the IMDb What to Watch app, via the Fire TV Alexa voice remote:
- Draw quickly: For gamers who relish the element of luck, virtual “playing cards” cycle through movie and series options, revealing a trio of picks in seconds. Players can click “deal cards” for a new set of choices.
- Watch the challenge: Players are invited to watch, rate, and collect digital stamps as they browse curated lists of IMDb titles, including the IMDb Top 250 Movies List, Award-Winning Titles, and Popular Franchises. The thematic lists will be updated frequently.
- this or that: Players will respond to a series of simple “This or That?” questions to find the perfect movie or TV series to suit their mood, whether they’re looking for an epic romance, a G-rated family title, a supernatural horror flick, or a slapstick comedy. Players can refresh their choices, including desired watch time, before their choices are revealed.
IMDb will continue to release new games on the IMDb What to Watch app, including Build-a-Cast and Time Machine. Learn more at www.imdb.com/tv.
The IMDb What to Watch app is now available for free download from the Fire TV Appstore. Users who log in to their IMDb accounts on the IMDb What to Watch app will receive updates on new features and games, be able to sync their personal notes on IMDb and the IMDb What to Watch app, and more . Customers can also learn more about using the IMDb What to Watch app on Fire TV here.
IMDb is the world’s most popular and trusted source of movie, TV, and celebrity information. Products and services to help fans decide what to watch and where to watch it include: the IMDb website for desktop and mobile devices; apps for iOS and Android; and X-Ray on Prime Video. IMDb also produces IMDb original video series and podcasts. For entertainment industry professionals, IMDb provides IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo. IMDb licenses the information in its extensive authoritative database to third-party companies around the world; learn more at developer.imdb.com. IMDb is an Amazon company. For more information, visit imdb.com/press and follow @IMDb.
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