A+E Networks U.K. Launches History Play on Amazon Prime


Amazon has added A+E Networks EMEA’s History Play to its lineup of Prime Video Channels in the U.K., Germany and Austria.

For the first time, customers in these regions will have access to A+E Networks’ slate of documentaries and factual series with an on-demand subscription. History Play will be available to Prime members in the U.K., Germany and Austria via an add-on subscription for a monthly fee following a 7-day/14-day free-trial period. Among the titles featured on the channel are WW2 Treasure Hunters, Hunting Hitler and The Curse of Oak Island.

Julian Monaghan, European managing director of channels at Amazon Prime Video, said: “We’re thrilled to now offer Prime members in the U.K., Germany and Austria access to a wide range of popular documentaries and series for the first time with A+E’s on-demand subscription service, History Play, through Prime Video Channels. History Play adds an incredible lineup of ground-breaking stories across different areas of history, to the wide selection of entertainment we offer customers through Prime Video Channels in the U.K., Germany and Austria.”

Dean Possenniskie, managing director for A+E Networks EMEA, added: “Launching History Play is a great opportunity to share our quality content with new audiences through Prime Video Channels. With our mix of U.K. talent-led commissions and our best-in-class factual programming from around the world, History Play will present a unique offering to Prime members.”