Prime Video’s relationship with television has always been complicated. Its shows sometimes make history and make headlines, but they rarely dominate cultural conversations. But this year that will change.while Daisy Jones and the Six and herdPrime Video is in the spotlight.
To be clear, Prime Video has long been a major player in the TV world. At its premiere in 2015, transparent was an important behemoth The first streaming show to win a Golden Globe Award. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel It has also enjoyed wide-ranging award success, winning three Golden Globe Awards, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, and 13 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in four seasons. There are also numerous shows of Prime’s videos that have punctured the consumer’s conversation bubble. the boys A fan favorite since it premiered in 2019, it had to compete with HBO, Drago’s housen, last fall Lord of the rings: Ring of power Independent TV event. But usually Prime Video’s real social media dominating hits are a bit of a rarity.
That changed this year.search for Daisy Jones and the Six On TikTok, you can watch video after video with hundreds of thousands of likes. cast interview To Compilation of fans Daisy (Riley Keough), Billy (Sam Claflin), Camilla (Camila Morrone) interview quotes and looking longingly at each otherBased on the book of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Daisy Jones is a story that sparks the enthusiasm of already die-hard fans, and those fans showed up when the series premiered on Prime Video. Within his first 24 hours, this musical drama became his No. 1 on Amazon’s list of most-watched shows, the fictional band’s debut album, aurora, #1 on iTunes.
It wasn’t very anticipated, and the conversation around it was far more controversial, but Donald Glover and Janine Navers’ herd It leaves a similar impression. A quick search of Twitter will bring up tweet after passionate tweet after tweet. For some people great show with commentary on all cuts from Halsey To bay hive. For others, A harsh depiction of mental illness it promotes Grabber’s complicated relationship and write a black womanThousands of likes speak for themselves regardless of your position on these complex debates. flock.
In this crowded world of television, it’s impressive for any show to break through dialogue, and for two new series to do so without Rings of Power’s astronomical budget is an even greater feat. There’s also good reason to believe that Prime Video’s winning streak will continue. While not as impactful as Prime Video’s other 2023 shows, ’07 class It currently holds 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Similarly, the next show, The Power, which premieres March 31st, is going to be the kind of show that will hit a certain kind of audience. Is there a YA drama lover you don’t want to watch? While Amazon releases new episodes, powerit is also slated to release the final season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, will premiere on April 14. This is a solid schedule for streamers who usually leave space between original broadcasts.
This is not to say that Prime Video is winning the streaming wars or all that hype. HBO continues to dominate the TV conversation. Last of Usright now Inheritanceand both Netflix and Disney+ have seen successful returns of highly anticipated shows such as outer banks and mandalorian, Each. But lately, Prime Video is making more waves than usual. keep it up.In the meantime please update own league full season.