Amazon’s new Prime target

Amazon continues to deepen its sports roots, announcing plans to forge a show around Premier League staple Manchester City. Produced by Amazon Prime Video, the series will go behind-the-scenes series following the team and coach, Pep Guardiola throughout the season. Production will be available to members of its Prime digital-video service in 2018 with Amazon reportedly paying $13.1 million for exclusive rights.

“This new Amazon Prime Original series will give Prime members extraordinary insight into Manchester City, the top English Premier League Football team and one of the most exciting and respected teams globally,” Heather Schuster, head of unscripted at Amazon Originals, said in a statement.

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