Amazon Prime Video app was launch on Sky Q, Sky Ticket, and NOW TV devices, and NOW TV app will be available on select Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs for the first time.
Sky and Amazon reach a new long-term partnership that sees Prime Video launch on Sky and NOW TV devices across Europe, while the NOW TV and Sky Ticket apps will also come to Fire TV devices. The partnership means customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, and Italy will now be able to watch all the most talked-about and award-winning TV series, films, and sport from Sky and Prime Video in one place in time for Christmas.
Stephen van Rooyen, EVP & CEO UK & Europe Sky said: “Sky Q customers are receiving an early Christmas present on their boxes this year in the form of Amazon Prime Video. Anyone who needs to get stuck into something new after 'The Undoing' on Sky Atlantic will now be able to flip right over to 'The Boys' on Prime Video, without ever leaving Sky Q. Amazon Prime Video TV shows, movies and more will sit alongside Sky Originals and Netflix, as well as apps like Disney+, BBC iPlayer, FiiT and much more. This will make it even easier for the audiences to access everything in one place", he added.
“We’re pleased to be bringing our Prime Video app to Sky Q and NOW TV devices in time for the holidays,” said Jay Marine, Vice President, Prime Video Worldwide. “With winter settling in, and our new binge-watch obsession The Wilds about to launch, it’s a perfect time for Sky customers to catch up on our award-winning Prime Video TV shows, movies, and live sport, including Prime Video’s exclusive live broadcasts of 20 English Premier League games this December. Plus, with NOW TV launching on Fire TV – customers in the UK have never had it better when it comes to choosing what to watch however they are watching.”
In the UK, Italy, and Ireland the Prime Video app will launch on NOW TV devices, as well as Sky Ticket devices in Germany, and The NOW TV app will be rolling out on select Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs to customers in, Italy, Ireland, Austria, and Switzerland through early 2021 with Sky Ticket also rolling out on Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs in Germany through the first part of 2021.
For the first time, UK customers will be able to watch every live Premier League fixture on Sky Sports, Prime Video, and BT Sport without switching devices. Plus, with new Amazon Original series like survival drama "The Wilds" and "The Grand Tour: A Massive Hunt" launching in December, this deal opens up new depths of entertainment for Sky and NOW TV customers, all in one place. And in time for Christmas, movie fans will have access to a wide range of new releases and family favourites across Prime Video including "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm", "Uncle Frank" and "I’m Your Woman" for the ultimate movie marathon.
Amazon Prime Video TV shows, movies and more will sit alongside Sky Originals and Netflix, as well as apps like Disney+, BBC iPlayer, FiiT, and much more. This will make it even easier for the audiences to access everything in one place” Stephen van Rooyen EVP & CEO UK & Europe Sky