Amazon Original Series The Man in the High Castle, Recently Renewed for Season Two, Marks Biggest Launch Month in Prime Video History

Amazon’s new original series, developed by Frank Spotnitz and based
on the bestselling Philip K. Dick novel, debuted on Prime Video on
November 20
th and in four weeks became the
most-viewed original show on the service

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Amazon Original Series The
Man in the High Castle
, recently renewed for a second season, is
the most-streamed original show ever by Prime members globally. The show
broke a previous record set by Amazon Original Series Bosch—which
is launching its second season next year. Based on the award-winning
book by Philip K. Dick, developed by Frank
and Executive Produced by Scott Free Productions’ Ridley
and David
, along with Isa
Dick Hackett
, the show is available exclusively on Amazon Prime.

In addition, The Man in the High Castle has received outstanding
critical acclaim:

  • “…Amazon has the best new drama of the season in The Man in the
    High Castle.”
    USA Today, Robert Bianco
  • “The Man in the High Castle accomplishes so much, where most new
    broadcast TV dramas these days don’t even try.”
    NPR, David
  • “The series is a bold leap into big-saga TV for Amazon…It’s
    serious-minded sci-fi that’s stylish and strange and soulful, and only
    grows more rewarding over time.”
    Entertainment Weekly, Jeff
  • “Castle has the feel of a classic…cannily contriving suspenseful
    cliffhangers at the end of each hour to drive viewers to the next
    TV Guide, Matt Roush

“We’re very proud of this outstanding series created by Frank Spotnitz,
Scott Free and Isa Dick Hackett, which Amazon customers around the world
have enthusiastically embraced, and we look forward to the second
season,” said Roy Price, Vice President, Amazon Studios. “We hoped that
once again bringing together the work of Philip K. Dick and the vision
of Ridley Scott – who brought us the classic film Blade Runner – would
help deliver on our promise of creating some of the best television in
the world for Prime customers, and we believe that it has.”

The Man in The High Castle stars Alexa Davalos, Luke
, Rufus
, Rupert
, Cary-Hiroyuki
, Joel
de la Fuente
and DJ
. The show is available in US, UK, Germany, and Austria – only
on Amazon Prime.

Prime members can stream all 10 episodes of The Man in The High
at no additional cost to their Prime membership with the
Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or
online at
Prime members can also download the series for offline viewing on iOS,
Android and Fire devices at no additional cost. In addition to SD and
HD, the series is also available in 4K Ultra HD on Amazon Fire TV and
compatible smart TVs from Samsung, LG and Sony. Customers who are not
already Prime members can sign up for a free 30-day trial at

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