Starting Friday, January 12 at 12:01am local time and concluding at
11:59pm local time Monday, January 15, everyone can watch Amy
Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for free via the
Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or online
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won the Golden Globe for Best Musical or
Comedy TV Series
Rachel Brosnahan won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical
or Comedy TV Series for her role in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2018--
(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that in celebration of its two
Golden Globe wins, it will make the Prime Original The Marvelous Mrs.
Maisel available for free for everyone this weekend. Anyone can
watch the series at no cost starting Friday, January 12 at 12:01am local
time and concluding at 11:59pm local time Monday, January 15, using the
Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including the all-new Fire TV
and mobile devices, or online at amazon.com/maisel.
For a list of all Prime Video compatible devices visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.
New Yorkers are true fans of the series, which takes place in their
hometown. Of the top 30 cities in the US, the place that streamed the
most hours per customer of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was New York
City, followed by Portland and Seattle. More than half of US Prime
members who completed the series finished within three days, and the
most popular time to start the series was 9pm ET—making it the perfect
series to stream over the holiday weekend ahead.
“Big kudos and congrats to Rachel for her first Golden Globe and to Amy
for an outstanding first season,” said Greg Hart, Vice President of
Prime Video. “We are excited for new viewers to join in the celebration
and stream the series for free this weekend.”
Brosnahan (House of Cards) stars as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a
1958 New York City woman who has everything she’s ever wanted—the
perfect husband, two kids and an elegant Upper West Side apartment
perfect for hosting Yom Kippur dinner. But when her life takes a
surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at—and
going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but
The series was created by Amy
Sherman-Palladino and executive produced, written and directed by
Sherman-Palladino and Daniel
Palladino. This past week, Sherman-Palladino was nominated for the
prestigious Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel also stars Golden Globe winner and
three-time Emmy winner Tony
Shalhoub (Monk) as Midge’s father Abe Weissman, Alex
Borstein (Family Guy) as Susie Myerson, Michael
Zegen (Boardwalk Empire) as Midge’s husband Joel Maisel and Marin
Hinkle (Two and a Half Men) as Midge’s mother, Rose Weissman.
The series is available in 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range on the
all-new Fire TV as well as compatible smart TVs, set top boxes and game
consoles. It is also available in HDR10+, a new open standard that
leverages dynamic metadata to produce enhanced contrast and colors, on
compatible Samsung smart TVs. Prime members can also download the series
for offline viewing on iOS, Android and Fire devices at no additional
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