Your essential guide to getting the most out of Amazon Prime Video on BT TV

A quick guide on how to watch Amazon Prime Video on BT TV and all the must-watch dramas and documentaries streaming now.

Amazon Prime Video has arrived on BT TV, creating an unrivalled line-up of TV shows, films and sport in one place.

With Prime Video, you can watch Amazon Prime Originals and exclusives, including season two of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, award-winning dramas The Man in the High Castle and The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel and from December 2019, exclusive Premier League football.

You can now pay for BT TV and Prime Video on the same bill – making things much simpler.

And if you're a new BT TV customer or are upgrading your TV package, we'll give you six months of Prime Video - ON US.

Here's our quick guide to getting the most out of Prime Video on your BT TV box.

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Getting started

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The Amazon Prime Video app is now live on BT TV boxes.

Press the big blue button on your remote control, scroll across to 'Apps' and you will find Prime Video alongside all your other streaming and catch up services such as iPlayer, the BT Player and Netflix.

Get six months on us!

The Marvelous Mrs Maisel season 3

If you're a new BT TV customer or if you’re upgrading your TV package, we’re giving you an extra special treat – six months of Prime Video on us.

That means you can watch 20 exclusive Premier League matches in December, season 3 of Emmy Award-winning Marvelous Mrs Maisel, new episodes of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and much more in the next six months – at no extra cost.

If you already have BT TV and you’re happy with your current package, you can add Prime Video and get 30 days on us.

To redeem this special offer, order BT TV online and activate the Prime Video service by following the instructions in your BT Order Confirmation email.

The offer is only available to customers who don’t currently have a Prime Video account.

Must-watch sport and TV

Exclusive Premier League football

Premier League football on Prime Video

It’s going to be a December to remember in the Premier League and for the first time ever Prime Video have 20 exclusive matches. On December 3rd, 4th and 5th, all the midweek Premier League action is exclusive to Prime Video. You’ll be able to watch:

Arsenal v Brighton
Burnley v Man City
Chelsea v Aston Villa
Crystal Palace v Bournemouth
Leicester v Watford
Liverpool v Everton
Man United v Tottenham
Sheffield United v Newcastle
Southampton v Norwich
Wolves v West Ham

Prime Video also has all the festive fixtures on Boxing Day and December 27th with the following games:

Aston Villa v Norwich
Bournemouth v Arsenal
Chelsea v Southampton
Crystal Palace v West Ham
Everton v Burnley
Leicester v Liverpool
Man United v Newcastle
Sheffield United v Watford
Tottenham v Brighton
Wolves v Man City

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

The biggest challenge facing Jack Ryan after season one was whether the series could keep up the pace. Perfectly built for a binge-watch, season one was relentless and barely paused for breath.

Season two ups the ante, making the first outing look like the gentle warm-up exercise before this wild sprint. John Hoogenakker (Matice) leads a covert team in an outrageous jungle mission. John Krasinski showcases his fitness in a rooftop chase across the London skyline, and Noomi Rapace is involved in a nerve-wracking cat-and-mouse storyline.

Jack Ryan season two keeps a dozen plates spinning that will have you gasping and clicking the 'next episode' button - no matter how late in the evening you're watching.

The Man in the High Castle

The big budget dystopian drama have been a major hit with TV fans and has picked up Emmy Awards along the way.
Based on the alternate history novel by Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle reimagines America in 1962 as though Nazi Germany had won World War II. After the conflict ends, the United States is split between Nazi Germany and Japan.

Check out all four dramatic seasons streaming right now.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Marvelous Mrs Maisel season 3

Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards) stars in this Golden Globe-winning comedy drama, which is set in 1958 New York and comes from the creator of Gilmore Girls.

Described by one critic as “Mad Men with feminine flair”, The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel follows the transformation of a beautiful Jewish New Yorker who seems to have the perfect family life only to have it ripped away from her by a cheating husband.

The fallout from the affair and Midge Maisel’s discovery that she’s a talented stand-up comic kickstart the series which is a hilarious, charming and utterly addictive.

Season 3 lands on Prime Video on Friday, December 6th.

Coming soon…

Star Trek: Picard

Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation, the new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Alongside Stewart, Star Trek: Picard will also star Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Evan Evagora.

Another must-watch series in 2020 is Hunters, from Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) and starring the legendary Al Pacino.

Hunters

Hunters on Prime Video

Another must-watch series in 2020, Hunters comes from Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) and stars the legendary Al Pacino.

Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City.

The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Great extras and tips

Universal search on BT TV

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The search button on your BT TV is now a gateway to a humongous range of TV – including everything on Prime Video.
So if you search for ‘Jack Ryan’, BT TV will take you straight through to the new series on the Prime Video player and you can watch it immediately.

Set up your own Watchlist

There’s so much great TV to watch, it’s sometimes hard to keep on top of it all. Prime Video lets you set up a Watchlist which means you can compile a long list of recommendations and new series all in one place.

So when you finish watching a TV series, you can jump straight away into your next binge-watch.

Keep checking our monthly ‘What To Watch’ page for our latest tips on the big dramas and hidden gems out now and coming soon.

Buy and own blockbusters

Prime Video has everything from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to award-winning box sets and kids TV favourites, available to buy and rent.

If you buy a film or TV series, you can keep them forever and watch them when it suits you on the Prime Video player.

Ultra HD

Amazon doesn’t charge any extra to watch Ultra HD content, and most of Amazon’s home-grown shows like Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan are produced in 4K. So if you’re lucky enough to have an Ultra HD TV, you can watch your new favourite shows in stunning definition, which has to be seen to be believed.

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