History Play has launched on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the UK. The streaming set I e marks the first time UK viewers have had access to A+E Networks’ popular, award-winning documentaries and factual series with an on-demand subscription.
At launch HISTORY PLAY will offer UK Prime members entertaining and groundbreaking stories and characters, including Madness front man Suggs, who teams up with leading detectorist Stephen Taylor as they unearth secrets from the Second World War in WW2 Treasure Hunters, a crack squad of experts who go on the search for the truth in Hunting Hitler, and a dedicated mission to discover what treasures could be buried in The Curse of Oak Island.
“We’re thrilled to now offer Prime members in the UK, Germany and Austria access to a wide-range of popular documentaries and series for the first time with A+E’s on-demand subscription service, HISTORY PLAY, through Prime Video Channels,” says Julian Monaghan, European MD of Channels at Amazon Prime Video.
Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, A+E Networks EMEA, adds: “Launching HISTORY PLAY is a great opportunity to share our quality content with new audiences through Prime Video Channels. With our mix of UK talent-led commissions and our best-in-class factual programming from around the world, HISTORY PLAY will present a unique offering to Prime members.”
HISTORY PLAY joins a line-up of over 70 channels available on Prime Video Channels in the UK, including live and on-demand entertainment and sport, available as individual subscriptions, with no need to sign up to a bundle or enter a lengthy contract. Prime members can gain access to HISTORY PLAY with an add-on subscription of £3.99 per month, with a 7-day free trial. Titles can then be watched through the Prime Video app on smart TVs, iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets and games consoles, as well as through the web.