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Prime Video ready for bumper Premier League coverage

December 4, 2020

By Nik Roseveare

Amazon Prime Video will host 23 live Premier League games this December, starting with coverage of Liverpool vs Wolves match on December 6th.

A number of games will be available in UHD HDR with Dolby Atmos sound (see below) to heighten immersion alongside Amazon’s X-Ray functionality – which includes real-time statistics and in-game highlights.

Alex Green, Managing Director, Prime Video Sport, Europe, commented: “It has obviously been a strange and difficult year for many people, and as broadcasters we’ve had to be agile, both in how we originally adapted to Covid-19 and how we are now re-introducing actual stadium atmosphere into our production. We are absolutely delighted to see some fans returning to Premier League matches, as I’m sure the whole country are. There will be something magical about seeing fans back where they belong, starting for us with 2,000 fans at Anfield for Liverpool vs Wolves. With 1,500 of those fans on the Kop, we will be able to bring the passion of You’ll Never Walk Alone and the outburst of emotion from the stands to the TV screen.”

“Until we have more fans in the stadium we still believe viewers at home will want additional stadium atmosphere audio by default, but as we always do we will provide the option for Prime members to turn it off and watch the match with the screams, shouts and cheers you expect from a live football crowd,” added Green.

Amazon’s full fixture list this December:

Sunday 6th December
Liverpool v Wolves (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Sunday 13th December
Leicester City v Brighton
Tuesday 15th December
Wolves v Chelsea
Man City v West Brom (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Wednesday 16th December
Arsenal v Southampton
Leeds United v Newcastle United
Leicester City v Everton
Fulham v Brighton & Hove Albion
Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
West Ham United v Crystal Palace
Thursday 17th December
Aston Villa v Burnley
Sheffield United v Man Utd (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Saturday 19th December
Southampton v Man City (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Monday 28th December
Crystal Palace v Leicester City
Chelsea v Aston Villa
Everton v Man City (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Tuesday 29th December
Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal
Burnley v Sheffield United
Southampton v West Ham United
West Brom v Leeds United
Man Utd v Wolves (UHD, Dolby Atmos)
Wednesday 30th December
Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham
Newcastle United v Liverpool (UHD, Dolby Atmos)


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