Amazon Prime Video Expands Live Sports Programming with BT TV Distribution Deal

Amazon Prime Video, unlike Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+ and Disney+, continues to embrace live sports programming. Prime streams NFL Thursday Night Football, in addition to select Major League Baseball games.

Now in the United Kingdom, Prime Video has struck a distribution deal with online BT TV service in time for Premier League soccer.

New and renewing BT TV subscribers will get free six-month access to Prime Video, which includes Amazon’s first live streaming of England’s top professional soccer league.

Prime Video, beginning Dec. 3, will live-stream 20 Premier League matches, in addition to the UEFA Champions League and Emirates FA Cup football.

Original Prime Video programming includes: “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” “The Boys,” “The Grand Tour,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Carnival Row” and “Good Omens”.

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“With six months Amazon Prime Video on us offering access to even more Premier League matches, all in one place with integrated search and one simple bill — there’s never been a better time to be on BT TV,” Pete Oliver, managing director of marketing, BT Consumer, said in a statement. “Prime Video also offers great TV and film, so there really is something for everyone this festive season.”

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