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Amazon Prime finally comes to Apple TV in over 100 countries

The long-awaited debut of Amazon Prime on Apple TV has finally debuted with universal search, Siri Remote, integration with the Apple TV app and more, with Apple users primed for its arrival.

Just in time for the premiere of the second season of The Grand Tour, airing on 8 December, Amazon's Prime Video app is finally available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in more than 100 countries.

Amazon tells us: "Prime Video members now have even more ways to stream award-winning and critically-acclaimed titles including Amazon Original Movies, Prime Originals and Hollywood blockbusters and TV series and over 140 Channel subscriptions in the US and 95 in the UK, Germany and Austria.

"Starting tomorrow, customers can enjoy Thursday Night Football live on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV. Amazon’s library of 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) titles are available on Apple TV 4K. Finding content on Prime Video is remarkably easy for Apple TV viewers with the Apple TV App, Siri Remote and universal search in select countries."

Mark Eamer, vice-president of Prime Video for Amazon, said: "There is nothing that excites us more than delighting our customers, and we are thrilled for them to stream Prime Video on Apple TV.

“The app arrives just in time for the highly anticipated new season of The Grand Tour, which launches on December 8th,and Prime Video members streaming on the Apple TV 4K will have the exceptional viewing experience of 4K HDR.”

We're told that "Apple TV owners around the world now have access to Amazon Original Movies and Prime Originals such as The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Tick along with the upcoming premieres of Jean-Claude Van Johnson on December 15 and Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams on January 12. Prime Video offers a wide array of award-winning kids content including Tumble Leaf, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and The Snowy Day as well as popular licensed titles coming to the service every month".

For those unaware, Amazon reminds us that its Prime Video service is "a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers members the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it".

"Prime Video offers thousands of movies and TV shows, including popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning Prime Originals from Amazon Studios like The Tick, the most-watched Prime Video series worldwide The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and award-winning series like The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle and more available for unlimited streaming as part of an Amazon Prime membership."

Prime Video is also now available to members in more than 200 countries and territories around the globe, here.

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