Prime Video signs Pickleball deal
May 17, 2023
Pickleball is coming to Prime Video through a multiyear agreement with the Carvana Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) Tour, giving Prime Video exclusive global streaming rights to four live PPA Tour events per year, including the 2023-24 PPA World Championship Series.
Coverage on Prime Video starts on May 18th, with the Acrytech Atlanta Open presented by Vizzy from Life Time in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. The four days of tournament coverage will begin at 10am EDT daily. Hosted by on-air analysts Dave Fleming and Kyle McKenzie, as well as play-by-play announcers Michelle McMahon and Camryn Irwin, the event is one of four Majors on the PPA Tour this year and will offer teams double the typical ranking points.
The complete 2023 PPA Tour World Championship Series schedule on Prime Video:
- May 18-21: Acrytech Atlanta Open presented by Vizzy, Atlanta, 10am EDT – 6pm EDT (daily)
- August 24-27: Vulcan Kansas City Open, Kansas City, 11am EDT – 7pm EDT (daily)
- October 5-8: Guaranteed Rate Championships presented by Thorlo, Las Vegas, 1pm. EDT – 9pm EDT (daily)
- October 12-15: CIBC (USA vs. World) Boca Raton Open, Boca Raton, 10am. EDT – 6pm EDT (daily)
Coverage of the PPA Tour on Prime Video will feature top pickleball athletes, including the No. 1-ranked men’s doubles team of Ben and Collin Johns, the No. 1-ranked women’s doubles team of Anna Leigh Waters and Anna Bright, the No. 2-ranked men’s doubles team of Riley Newman and Matt Wright, the No. 2-ranked women’s doubles team of Lucy Kovalova and Callie Smith, and the No. 1-ranked mixed doubles team of Ben Johns and Waters.