How to remove IMDB TV from Amazon Prime

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I do not want to watch advertisements on IMDB TV content. How do I remove the IMDB TV channel from Amazon Prime Video?
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lman

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bderoes, Champion

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Go to the Amazon page and see what other options they have.
For instance:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.82a9f7a0-582e-3d72-aa70-d8bed01fe40d
You can watch it free with ads, or you can rent it for cash.
You can get to the Amazon page directly from the IMDb page:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2209418/

Open that 3-dot menu, and click on the narrow sliver saying Prime Video:


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There is no option to remove IMDB TV content from Amazon Prime there? Do you have that option?
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Dr. Richard Williams

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So, how do I remove it?
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The IMDb staffer marked this thread Answered after this reply:
I don't think so. That's like asking Amazon to remove the option of watching titles on StarZ, or some other affiliated streaming partner. As I pointed out, there might be other options on the Amazon page to watch the title.
But if you find a way, be sure to come back here to share it.
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My question was not answered. As I said in my original post, I do not want to watch advertisements as I paid to watch ad free programming. IMDB TV content has ads and since my time is a value, I believe I am paying extra(my time) to watch the IMDB programs. It looks like there is no way to sort the programs with advertising and the ad free programs. I guess I might as well drop Amazon Prime. I subscribed to Amazon Prime with the understanding that the programming was ad free. Just another bait and switch tactic by a big corporation.
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When you see that a title is available from IMDbTV, you know you'll get ads. When you see the title is available from Amazon Prime, you know it will be ad-free.

I think they make it pretty clear that you're going to get ads before you play the title.

The answer to your question appears to be that you cannot "remove" IMDbTV from your Prime choices. But you can certainly avoid them.

Or is your complaint that you don't get these warnings within the method you're using to watch Amazon Prime Videos? Perhaps this information is NOT clearly displayed on the platform you're using? (These screen captures are from the desktop site.) If that's the case, you should specify the platform you're using. And that will likely be an Amazon problem. (Amazon does not reply on this forum at all.)
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I just got off the phone w a Prime Video representative and she insisted that there was no way to remove it.  She used the phrase "part of the PrimeVideo platform".  That is their way of not taking responsibility for any of this. 
It's a bait and switch scam.   She refused to do anything about it except register my complaint.  Yeah..... sure..... that's going to help.   Disgusted with Prime video. 
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Frustrated as I am in the same boat.  However, I added a few titles to my queue that were Amazon Prime and are now IMDB.  That sure feels like they brought me/us material, to get us watching it... and then sold or let the rights go, just as they knew that IMDB would pick it up and they would get more revenue (vs. a cost). I was watching Outrageous Fortune, which is a foreign show and was going to watch Madmen... but not now.  I'll just be watching more content on Netflix and Hulu, as I subscribe to all 3.  My goal is the same... NO COMMERCIALS... PERIOD.
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Amazon will become worse than Comcast. This is what a monopy looks like. You paid for 1 thing, the are changing it on you. And you can't do anything about it. The feedback is clear: we paid for something - ad free content.
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Right. But Prime doesn't provide everything FREE. A lot of Prime video is pay-for-use (rent/buy). So now, some titles, clearly marked as free-with-ads, is offered too. Some of THOSE are offered both as free-with-ads and a rent/buy. So you can choose to watch or not. 
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I have Amazon Prime AND I also pay for Acorn TV via Amazon Prime? Tonight I clicked on an episode of McLeod’s Daughters which is included with Acorn TV and suddenly I was dumped into IMDB and had to endure endless ads during the episode. How can I watch what I paid for on Acorn without being hijacked intoIMDB?
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While on the Amazon Prime page,
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JJPVMLL/
choose More Purchase Options.
Then select Watch with Acorn TV.
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Thanks for suggestion, when I go to the page you linked, it comes up with Acorn TV on that same screen, the more purchase options dropdown does not show anything else. I am already paying for Acorn, but IMDb seems to take priority over my purchased subscription for this series. I called Amazon but they were unable to help, did not seem aware that IMDb had suddenly appeared under My Channels (I never clicked it), and suggested I contact Acorn. I have emailed Acorn but I suspect that IMDb has invaded Prime and I will have to unsubscribe Acorn on Prime and get a separate subscription I can watch on my smart TV. To say that I am NOT happy with IMDb for hijacking my Acorn subscription is an understatement!