Amazon Prime Video Channels

BBC Player and BBC kids launch in India on Prime Video Channels

BBC Studios, the UK pubcaster’s commercial arm, has launched BBC Player and BBC Kids on Amazon Prime Video Channels in India. The subscription-based service will provide Indian viewers a curated line-up of British content spanning from original British dramas, comedy, documentaries, factual shows, entertainment to lifestyle programming and children’s shows within a single destination, for […]

MyZen TV and Museum TV join Amazon Prime in India

Amazon Prime Video is to offer channels MyZen TV and Museum TV to users in India.  The two theme-based linear channels, part of SECOM, the French group that operates cable and satellite channels in over 90 countries, will be available with an add-on subscription for Prime members in India at INR199 per annum each. MyZen […]

Shorts TV expands SVOD to US with Amazon Prime Video Channels

Short film network Shorts TV has announced a deal with Amazon to launch its SVOD service on Prime Video Channels in the US. The SVOD is available for US$1.99 per month after a seven-day free trial, and offers access to 500 short films including the Kiera Knightley-starring The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide […]

AMC+ launches in Australia

AMC Networks has launched its streaming bundle AMC+ in Australia, allowing viewers to access a raft of shows from the US operator and its sibling streamers Acorn TV and Shudder. The service, which became available via YouTube in the US earlier this year, will allow Aussie subscribers to watch shows including revenge thriller The Beast Must Die, animated comedy Ultra […]

Discovery announces Amazon Prime Channels distribution for discovery+

Discovery UK has penned a distribution deal with Amazon to bring discovery+ to Prime Video Channels. The non-fiction streamer is available as an add-on to all UK Prime members for £4.99 per month for the Entertainment package and £6.99 per month for Entertainment and Sport. The service has expanded significantly since its launch in late-2020, […]

Discovery+ strikes Amazon Prime Video channels deal in US

Recently launched streamer Discovery+ is now available via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels in the US. The deal, which comes four months since Discovery rolled its standalone SVOD service out in the US, will provide subscribers with access to around 55,000 episodes from 2,500 shows, with brands such as HGTV and Food Network represented. The ad-free version of […]

BritBox joins Amazon Prime Video Channels

BritBox, the streaming joint-venture of BBC Studios and ITV, has announced that it will join Prime Video Channels. The service will be available as an add-on subscription in Spring 2021 in the UK, significantly increasing its availability to approximately 90% of video-on-demand homes in the country. This will also mark the first time that BritBox […]

LaLigaTV launches on Prime Video Channels

LaLigaTV has launched on Amazon Prime Video in a major expansion for the Spanish football network. Starting this coming weekend, Prime members in the UK will be able to add-on the channel for an additional cost of £6.99 per month in a distribution agreement which lasts until the end of the current season.  The deal […]

RFU boss welcomes Amazon interest in Six Nations

Bill Sweeney, the boss of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) has welcomed speculation that Amazon could make an offer for rights to the Six Nations. The rights are currently held by ITV and the BBC, but that deal expires in 2021. The tournament has historically been housed on FTA TV, but the UK government’s decision […]

ViacomCBS brings MTV Play to Amazon Prime Video channels in UK

MTV Play has launched on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the UK. The ViacomCBS Networks UK-operated SVOD service will be available to Prime subscribers at an additional cost of £3.99 per month. It offers access to over 1,000 hours of MTV content via the Prime Video App, including shows like Catfish and Geordie Shore along […]