7digital have launched an entertainment news channel on Amazon’s new Echo, the first exclusive video content for the new speaker/screen combo.
Amazon’s latest addition to their popular Echo home speaker range adds a 7-inch screen and all the fun that comes with one. Having just launched in the UK after its US launch earlier this year 7digital are making the most of it with a new channel for everything music, film, and TV.
7digital’s new show, Entertainment News Xtra, brings visuals to their existing news channel on Echo – Entertainment News Xtra. The show will keep you up to date with the latest in entertainment news, updated daily, and will even feature special celebrity guests from time to time. They say: “Whether it’s a chat to Channing Tatum or James Corden singing his heart out. We have it all.”
With the Echo Show’s reach expanding it shouldn’t be long before we see more and more cool video content – it would make a great platform for music labels to start doing cool things with. Especially as Amazon’s Echo Show might not be the only home speaker with video for long as Apple’s HomePod sequel is rumoured to be adding visuals.
If you’re in the UK you can get your own Echo Show now from, you guessed it, Amazon and start video chatting, slideshowing and, now, watch entertainment news shows.