Amazon Announces Groundbreaking New Prime Video Series with Manchester City FC

The multi-episode Amazon Prime Original Series will follow current
English Premier League leaders Manchester City through their entire
2017/2018 season

The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video next year in over
200 countries and territories

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon and Manchester City today announced a
groundbreaking brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part
exclusive series following the four-time top flight championship winning
soccer team, Manchester City, through the current 2017/18 season.

The Amazon Prime Original series will offer fans a glimpse into the
historic Club, its legendary coach, Pep Guardiola and the weekly stories
that unfold within the lives of the players currently sitting on top of
the English Premier League table. Guardiola was one of the best players
and coaches of his generation, having won three Champions League titles
during his time at FC Barcelona. He joined Manchester City in 2016,
coaching stars such as Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne.

“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,” said Heather Schuster, Head of Unscripted, Amazon Originals.
“The story behind the coaches and players is fascinating and we are very
excited to work with the Manchester City team to deliver an exclusive
all access experience to our Prime members.”

Ferran Soriano, CEO of Manchester City, said, “We are delighted to begin
this strategic relationship with Amazon, one of the world’s leading
companies. Amazon Prime Video is the perfect home for a groundbreaking
project that will offer a unique and authentic inside view into
Manchester City’s season like never before. This is an extremely
exciting time for Manchester City and through Amazon’s world-class
service, we will be able to share it with football fans all over the

This new series will take viewers on a behind the scenes journey through
the whole of Manchester City’s 2017/18 season from the world-leading
training facilities at the City Football Academy, to interviews with the
manager and executive meetings.

The series will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2018. Prime
members will be able to stream the series via the Amazon Prime
Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices
and online at
Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline
viewing at no additional cost to their membership. The series will be a
global release and available on Amazon Prime Video for members to watch
via the Prime Video app or online at
in more than 200 countries and territories.

The show joins Prime Video’s growing stable of Amazon Original sports
entertainment shows including The Grand Tour, two seasons of All
Or Nothing
which follows the Arizona Cardinals and The Los Angeles
Rams over an entire NFL season, New Zealand All Blacks, McLaren F1, and
live streaming of NFL Thursday Night Football and the ATP Next Gen

Customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial
For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit

About Amazon Video

Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers
customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it.
Amazon Video is the only service that provides all of the following:

  • Prime Video: Thousands of movies and TV shows, including
    popular licensed and self-published content plus critically-acclaimed
    and award-winning Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon
    Studios like Transparent, The Tick, Manchester
    by the Sea
     and kids series, Tumble Leaf,
    available for unlimited streaming as part of an Amazon Prime
    membership. Prime Video is also now available to customers in more
    than 200 countries and territories around the globe at
  • Live Sports: Sporting events, including NFL Thursday Night
    and ATP Next Gen ATP Finals, are available to watch live
    on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories around the
  • Amazon Channels: Over 100 channel subscriptions that Prime
    members can add to their membership, including HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ,
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  • Rent or Own: Hundreds of thousands of titles, including
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    or purchase for all Amazon customers
  • Instant Access: Instantly watch anytime, anywhere through the
    Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV
    Stick, and Fire tablets, or online. For a list of all compatible
    devices visit
  • Premium Features: Top features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic
    Range (HDR), X-Ray and mobile downloads for offline viewing of select

In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited fast
free shipping options across all categories available on Amazon, more
than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with
Prime Music, secure photo storage with Prime Photos, unlimited reading
with Prime Reading, unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue
with Audible Channels for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital
games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, early access to select
Lightning Deals, exclusive access and discounts to select items, and
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About Manchester City Football Club

Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded
in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City
FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners’
Cup, four League Championship titles, including two Premier League
titles (2012, 2014), and five FA Cups.

Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers
in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League
home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena
that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the
wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a
state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility
located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity
Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City
Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily
basis and play their competitive home games. For more information,
please visit

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