You may be surprised to find out Amazon Prime Video can be more than just Amazon Prime Video. There are tons of channels you can add to your account, from big names like HBO to a variety of smaller channels that service many niches.
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Amazon Prime has lots of wonderful exclusive shows and movies to stream, but so do many other available channels. It’s easy to get lost in the deluge of channels you can browse, so we’ve gone through and picked 15 different ones you won’t want to miss.
1. True Crime Files
True Crime Files is exactly what it sounds like: your one-stop-shop for everything True Crime. If you’re looking for thrilling, eerie real-world stories about the craziest crime stories you can imagine, you should check out this channel today.
2. Best Westerns
Best Westerns is another simple but aptly named channel: if you’re looking for a Western, look no further. This channel is absolutely loaded with Western films, particularly classics of old, so if you’re a Western fan it’s time to giddy-up on over to hit that subscribe button.
3. Hallmark Movies Now
Hallmark Movies Now is the perfect channel for those looking for an immediate injection of heartwarmingly cheesy movies. These films aren’t topping the box office or critic’s lists but they have an often seasonal, romantic selection of easy-watching movies.
4. Best TV Ever
Best TV Ever is something of a controversial title considering what’s on offer. Classic television like The Lucy Show or Bonanza. So, if you think the best TV out there is what you watched as a kid many decades back, this is the channel for you.
5. UP Faith & Family
UP Faith & Family is a channel in the style of Hallmark movies but with more of a focus on religion and family. At their core, these are heart-warming, life-affirming, faith-driven movies aimed at making you feel good.
6. Warriors and Gangsters
Warriors and Gangsters is not just about warriors and gangsters. This channel spans across genres to bring you heart-pounding, adrenaline-racing action that will keep you on the edge of your seat the whole way through what you’re watching.
7. Broadway HD
Broadway HD is a channel for those looking for their theatre and musical fix. Broadway HD is a one-stop-shop for high-definition streams of all kinds of classic Broadway productions, so let the drama fan in you out and subscribe today.
8. Monsters and Nightmares
Monsters and Nightmares is the channel to be on if you’re looking for anything scary, eerie, mind-bending or thrilling. For the ultimate horror fix, Monsters and Nightmares has you covered with a variety of choices not limited to just those about monsters or that will give you nightmares.
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DocComTV may sound slightly inscrutable on first read, but as a channel, its aim is simple: to bring users curated documentaries about the planet’s greatest stories. DocComTV covers a large variety of subjects, but expect them all to be in the documentary filmmaking vein.
10. Best of British Television
Best of British Television, unsurprisingly, is looking to bring the best of British TV to Amazon Prime. However, these are not big-budget productions like the BBC. These are homey British shows and movies you’d be likely to find on any telly anywhere in Britain. Check out this channel today to get a taste of the British experience.
BeFit is less of a traditional channel and more of an interactive workout. There are a variety of workouts you can check out on the BeFit channel and follow along with at home to stay in shape even during times of quarantine. If you’re looking for an easy way to replace the gym at home, definitely check out the BeFit channel.
CineFest is a collection of cult-classic hits from the festival circuit. This generally means more of an indie-slant to the titles available, but many options are critically acclaimed and highly lauded films. If you missed out on anything award-winning, CineFest is the channel to check out.
13. Lifetime Movie Club
Lifetime Movie Club has a simple pitch: do you like Lifetime movies? Would you like to be able to browse through a collection of Lifetime movies at a moment’s notice? If so, the Lifetime Movie Club is the channel for you. Heartwarming, romantic tales abound in many of the Lifetime classics.
14. NatureVision TV
NatureVision TV, as a channel, has two key components: videos of actual nature from pristine beaches to gorgeous mountain ranges and more. Then there are actual nature documentaries that teach you about the world’s many exotic, beautiful places. If you are at all interested in the natural world, NatureVision TV is worth a look.
SpaceRip asks a simple question: does space fascinate you? If your answer is even a little bit then you should check out SpaceRip, which has features about many different aspects of the universe. From the Big Bang to what makes each planet in our solar system unique, SpaceRip has something for every aspiring astronaut.
How to add Prime Video channels
Adding a channel to Prime is easy:
- In our listed channels above, click on the link for the channel you’re interested in.
- This brings you to the free trial page, where you can try out any channel you like for free for 7 days.
- After your free trial expires, you will be charged whatever monthly amount the channel costs.
- Pricing can be found on the description page before you sign up for the free trial.
And that’s all you need to know to get started watching whatever content your heart desires right now.
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