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The best things to watch on Amazon Prime this month

The best things to watch on Amazon Prime this month

The best things to watch on Amazon Prime this month
14 July 2016

Remember the dark days before instant streaming? When we had to patiently watch the clock in anticipation of our favourite shows, and mam inevitably wanted to watch Corrie at the same time anyway? The days where it wasn't possible to rewind because you missed something, or pause to make a cuppa - the days when it wasn't possible to truly live.

They don't bear thinking about. Take your mind away from the painful memories by enjoying one of these spectacular TV shows, all new to Amazon Prime Video this month. 

Mr Robot

Season 2 of everyone's favourite dark hacking drama lands on Amazon Prime tomorrow, 14th July. The show overtook the entire world last summer, and early critic reviews of this season suggest it's just as good as the last. Schedule in an hour after each episode for deep pondering of life's Big Questions. 

Watch Mr Robot on Amazon Prime Video here.


Roadies is a brand new comedy series that follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour, but from - you guessed it - the roadies' perspective. Expect drama and romance alongside the comedy - but in a refreshing, chilled out way. 

Watch the first episode of Roadies on Amazon Prime Video from Monday 4th July. 


Developed by Seth Rogen, Preacher is an equal parts horrifying and hilarious black comedy about a West Texas preacher with an unusual power. There's also a man with an arse for a face, so there's that.

Watch Preacher on Amazon Prime Video now.

The Bureau

After six years undercover in Syria, a French secret service agent returns home and struggles to forget his fake identity whilst tasked with training a young girl. It's based on real accounts by former French spies and has a highly realistic shooting style, making for incredibly unique television. 

Watch The Bureau on Amazon Prime Video from July 17th. 


Seasons 1-8 of everyone's favourite thriller are available on Amazon Prime from today, so we know what 24 hours of your life will look like for the foreseeable future. 

Watch 24 on Amazon Prime Video now.


Set in the 1940s, this period drama explores the historical Manhattan Project, the US and UK's race to build the first atomic bomb. It's tense, it's atmospheric, and above all, it's beautifully shot. 

Watch Manhattan Season 1 on Amazon Prime Video now.

All Or Nothing

This absolute game-changer of a series follows the Arizona Cardinal football team during their 2015 season. It's reality TV for sports' fans, and is a fascinating insight into the major personalities and their experiences. 

Watch All Or Nothing on Amazon Prime Video now.

The Americans

This nail-biting drama about two KGB spies posing as Americans in the 1980s was actually created by a former CIA officer, Joe Weisberg. Weisberg claims the CIA inadvertently gave him the idea for the series, as during a polygraph exam he had to take to get the job, they asked him: "Are you joining the CIA in order to gain experience about the intelligence community so that you can write about it later?".

Watch The Americans on Amazon Prime Video from July 19th.

The Man in the High Castle

Although not new for July, any time is a good time to answer the question "What would happen if the Nazis won WW2?" and this show does just that. The first season of the dystopian drama is available on Amazon now, with the second scheduled for later this year.

Watch The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime Video now.

Prison Break

We're not going to tell you what Prison Break is about, because you know what Prison Break is about. What we are going to tell you is that you can now binge all four seasons. 

Watch Prison Break on Amazon Prime Video now.