What a way to start a new week! The news that the new season of Fortitude has been picked up for stateside viewers is welcome, indeed.
Amazon Prime Video in the US is adding another British TV title to its offerings. It’s Fleabag, a new BBC Three comedy from actress-writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The Night Manager, one of the most binge-worthy new miniseries of the year, will be yet another selection for Amazon Prime Video subscribers later this year.
In a bit of reverse engineering of sorts, Lifetime will premiere the hit British comedy, Catastrophe, currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video in the US.
Did Netflix triple-dog-dare Amazon? Because Amazon is now offering Prime Video as a standalone monthly subscription in the US, mere weeks before Netflix starts rolling out its higher subscription price.
What a difference a year makes. Ten months, actually. After renewing Ripper Street for both Series 4 and 5 last spring, Amazon Prime is now killing off the hit period crime drama.
For stateside viewers who fancy Stephen Dillane, Essie Davis, Australian programs, shows about the Irish, biopics, and/or epic historical dramas, Kings in Grass Castles is for you.
Amazon has ordered The Collection, a period fashion drama from Primetime Emmy® nominee Oliver Goldstick, for its first UK series commission.