As with the iPad version, full episodes of some of the network's top shows are available to stream to the iPhone.
Amazon is offering popular shows from the A&E, Lifetime, Bio, and History channels and notes it has more than doubled its video selection over the past year.
iPad owners can now watch shows from A&E, History, and Lifetime for free through three new apps.
What? No more "Dog the Bounty Hunter" or "Ice Road Truckers" on Netflix? Netflix seems much more interested nowadays in dramatic serials than unscripted fare.
A&E Television Networks said it has created a new division, called AETN Interactive, and that it has promoted Thomas Heymann to oversee the division as senior vice president and general manager. Heymann was formerly vice president with AETN Enterprises, where he oversaw Biography Magazine, A&E Home Video, Biography Books, CD-ROMs and AETN's Web sites, which include Biography.com, AndE.com and HistoryChannel.com.