Seasons 2 of Halt & Catch Fire, TURN and The Red Road for Amazon Prime Instant Video UK
March 31, 2015
Amazon Prime Instant Video, through an exclusive subscription video on demand streaming agreement with Entertainment One (eOne), has announced that the second season of acclaimed US TV series’ The Red Road, Halt & Catch Fire and TURN will be available exclusively to Amazon Prime customers for unlimited streaming from April, shortly after broadcast in the US on AMC Networks.
Premiering on April 4th, the much anticipated second season of Sundance TV’s thrilling cop drama The Red Road, picks up the story of local cop (Martin Henderson) as he continues to police the clashing communities of Walpole. Season two opens as dangerous tribe member Phillip Kopus (Jason Momoa) returns home after having been released from jail. A new one hour episode will be released each week from the 4th.
Based on the book “Washington’s Spies”, written by Alexander Rose and starring Billy Elliot lead Jamie Bell, Season 2 of TURN will be available for unlimited streaming from the 15th April. The second season continues the story of New York farmer and America’s first spy Abe Woodhill (Jamie Bell) and The Culper Ring as they continue to battle for American independence. TURN will premiere with two episodes on the 15th.
Due out on June 2nd and set in the early 1980s, the second season of Halt & Catch Fire continues to chart the changing culture of Texas’ Silicon Prairie during the personal computing boom. Picking up the story of Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace) a brilliant computer sales man, who at the end of season one left Cardiff Electric on a soul searching road trip.
“We are delighted that just 48 hours after broadcast these hard hitting US dramas will be available exclusively to UK audiences on Amazon Prime Instant Video,” said Chris Bird, Film & TV Strategy Director, Amazon Prime Instant Video, adding: “We pride ourselves on being the home of great TV drama from around the world and season two of The Red Road, Halt & Catch Fire and TURN will be in good company alongside our own award winning and critically acclaimed original dramas, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle and Bosch.”
The first seasons of these acclaimed US dramas are already available to binge watch on Amazon Prime Instant Video, with Season 2 of The Red Road, Halt & Catch Fire and TURN coming to stream on more than 400 devices, including Fire tablets, iPad, iPhone, Amazon Fire Phone, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, PlayStation, Wii and Wii U, amongst others, and online at www.amazon.co.uk/PIV.
Millions of Amazon Prime members in the UK benefit from unlimited One-Day Delivery on over 7 million items, unlimited photo storage on the Amazon Could Drive, access to unlimited streaming of more than 15,000 popular movies and TV episodes through Prime Instant Video, the UK’s largest streaming service, and over 650,000 Kindle titles to borrow for free from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, all for just £79 a year.