Amazon announces launch of Prime Video Channels in Australia

Prime Video Channels

• Plus the channel subscriptions and monthly pricing available at launch

Prime Video has announced the launch of Prime Video Channels in Australia. Prime Video Channels will allow customers to get even more out of their Prime membership by adding channels for a monthly subscription fee, with the convenience of a single account login and user experience, which can be cancelled at any time. Prime Video Channels in Australia will launch with an initial 12 subscriptions across genres such as comedy, drama, thriller and documentaries across platforms including, Paramount+, hayu, STARZPLAY, and AMC+.

“We are excited to bring even more selection to our Prime members in Australia with the launch of Prime Video Channels,” said Hushidar Kharas (pictured), head of Amazon Prime Video Australia. “We are simplifying our customers’ entertainment experience, making it even easier for them to select, subscribe, and enjoy their favorite TV shows and movies from top channel providers like Paramount+, STARZPLAY, and hayu, all within the Prime Video app.”

“As a leading global streaming service, Paramount+ has ubiquitous distribution to ensure our customers enjoy a seamless journey on whatever device or platform they choose,” said Kelly Day, president, streaming, ViacomCBS Networks International. “Our partnership with Prime Video Channels allows us to reach an even broader audience in Australia, while making it easy for Amazon Prime members to simply select and combine a mountain of entertainment on Paramount+.”

Prime members in Australia will be able to choose from a variety of channels that not only provide easy access to even more TV shows and movies customers love, all in one place, but also channels that bring popular U.S. content to their fingertips to enjoy anywhere, anytime in Australia.

Prime Video Channels will be available via the existing Prime Video app to watch anytime, anywhere in Australia on supported smart TVs, Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, and more. 

Prime Video Channels subscriptions, along with monthly pricing in AUD$, available at launch for Australia include:

Paramount+ ($8.99/month): A global digital subscription video streaming service from ViacomCBS that features a mountain of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including SHOWTIME, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel, in addition to a robust offering of premier local content.

hayu ($6.99/month): hayu is home to over 300 fan-favourite reality TV shows, including Vanderpump Rules, and The Real Housewives and Below Deck franchises. Many shows are available the same day as the U.S.

STARZPLAY ($3.99/month): The best in global SVOD, including STARZ Original series like Power and Spartacus, along with a vast library of all-time favorite Hollywood movies.

MGM ($4.99/month): A leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. Top titles include The Rocky Collection, Legally Blonde, and Fargo, among many others.

AMC+ ($8.99/month): A premium streaming bundle from AMC Networks featuring original shows including dramas, comedies, true-crime and documentary series, and acclaimed movies, as well as full access to Shudder and Acorn TV. New and exclusive launch titles include The Beast Must Die, Ultra City Smiths, and The Restaurant.

Acorn TV ($6.99/month): Exclusive originals, addictive dramas, arresting mysteries, and more from Britain and beyond, including fan favourites such as Midsomer Murders, Agatha Christie’s Marple and Poirot, Acorn TV Originals Agatha Raisin and Queens of Mystery, and the new exclusive series Dalgliesh.

Shudder ($6.99/month): The best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers, and the supernatural, from Hollywood favorites and cult classics to original shows and critically acclaimed new original movies. Popular series include Creepshow, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, and Behind the Monsters, and exclusive films like Horror Noire, V/H/S/94, and Jakob’s Wife.

OUTtv ($3.99/month): The world’s first LGBTQ+ television network and the leading LGBTQ+ streaming service. Top titles include OUTtv Original Series Call Me Mother, Cam Boy, House of Drag, and Iconic Justice.

The Great Courses ($7.99/month): The Great Courses Signature Collection offers access to the most popular education and general-interest courses offered by Wondrium.

iwonder ($6.99/month): is a documentary and current affairs streaming service, curating the world’s best feature film documentaries and factual entertainment all on one platform. With more than 500 titles available at launch, notable documentaries available right now include, The Pickup Game, Whitney and The Kleptocrats.

DocPlay ($7.99/month): A standalone service from Madman Entertainment, delivering Australians a premium-quality documentary streaming service. Titles include Spaceship Earth, I Am Greta, First Australians, and Searching for Sugar Man.

Love Nature ($3.99/month): Love Nature brings audiences closer to the beauty and wonder of nature, sharing awe-inspiring stories and shining a light on the fight for survival in a changing world. See animals in their natural habitat through Love Nature’s unfiltered, premium content.

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