Amazon Prime Video Channels Launch in Canada

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Amazon has launched Amazon Prime Video Channels has Canada which will offer Prime members the chance to watch live and on-demand TV and streaming channels which will include Acorn TV, hayu, OUTtv, STARZ, Super Channel, and Corus Entertainment’s Nickelodeon and “STACKTV” package.

The new channels will be available as monthly subscriptions that can be purchased from as little as $3.99/month, to $5.99/month (for Nickelodeon) and $12.99/month for STACKTV.

Corus’ STACKTV will feature programming from Global, Food Network, HGTV Canada, W Network, History, Adult Swim, Slice, Showcase, National Geographic, Teletoon, Treehouse and YTV.

Prime Video Channels will be available through the Prime Video app to watch on smart TV, iOS and Android devices, Amazon Fire TV, and Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Additional channels will be announced at a later date. Here are the channels available at launch:

  • Acorn TV – Exclusive originals, addictive dramas, arresting mysteries and more from Britain and beyond, including fan favorites such as Doc Martin, A Place to Call Home, and Line of Duty for $7.49.
  • hayu – From NBCUniversal International, has loads of shows the same day as TV and thousands of episodes of binge-worthy reality series right from the beginning; hayu is Canada’s home of reality programming for $5.99.
  • Hollywood Suite – Unlimited access to the movies that shaped the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s , plus essential Hollywood classics from the Golden Age, all for $4.99.
  • Love Nature – Discover nature through original series, shorts and documentaries for the whole family, presented in 4K and HD for $3.99.
  • MGM – Offering hit television series, as well as popular and classic films from MGM Studios for $3.99. Titles include Get ShortyTeen Wolf, the ROCKY collection, Legally Blonde 1&2, Overboard (1987), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999 and 1968), Silence of the LambsHoosiers and Barbershop 1&2.
  • Nickelodeon – Popular kids TV programming targeted to pre-schoolers and young adults, including favourites Spongebob SquarepantsDora the Explorer, iCarly and more for $5.99.
  • OUTtv – Canada’s national LGBTQ+ television network that offers hits like RuPaul’s Drag Race along with a compelling mix of drama, comedy, talk, documentaries and award-winning movies for $3.99.
  • Shudder – The largest selection of high-quality, handpicked classics and original horror, thrillers, and supernatural for $5.99.
  • Smithsonian Channel – Award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science and pop culture for $3.99.
  • STACKTV – Offering the latest episodes of hit shows from 12 of Corus’ great networks. This all-in, entertainment multi-pack from Corus includes popular shows like NCISBig Brother and Survivor for $12.99. Customers can enjoy both live and on-demand programming, including content from Adult Swim, Food Network, Global, HGTV, History, National Geographic, Slice, Showcase, Teletoon, Treehouse, W Network and YTV.
  • STARZ – STARZ is the home in Canada for all new STARZ Original series, full seasons of hit television series, and a vast library of all-time favourite Hollywood movies. Available for $5.99.
  • Sundance Now – Offers a gripping and rich selection of true crime, fiercely intelligent thrillers, and heart-stopping dramatic series from around the world for $6.99.
  • Super Channel – Four diverse linear channels plus on demand, with access to hits including HarlotsMr. MercedesPure and When Calls the Heart as well as access to library films and e-sports, all for $9.99.
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