UPDATE: Amazon has announced that it is set to embark on a journey to Middle Earth, after Baggins the TV rights to the Lord Of The Rings fantasy franchise. Instead of remaking the LOTR movies, Amazon has revealed that the show will be set before JRR Tolkien's opus, acting as a prequel to The Fellowship Of The Ring.
According to Deadline, the deal has cost Amazon Studios a whopping $250 million - before any shooting, acting or, well, anything has taken place - and the idea is to do multiple seasons with the option of spinning off more stories.
Given the movies won countless Oscars and made some $3 billion worldwide, Amazon will be hoping that its show will give people a very good reason to switch over from Netflix.
If you need a good reason to do that right now, then read on for the best Amazon shows streaming right now.
If you're going to binge-watch, then make sure you're doing it properly, and Amazon's competitive Netflix rival is a good place to start. This is our pick of the best shows on Amazon Prime Video, the TV series that we have been watching and loving on what has become one of the most popular streaming services around.
Since the launch of Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Prime has grown into a media powerhouse. Taking, and in some ways surpassing, Netflix's self-serving model to produce its own content Amazon now has a bevy of television shows that are begging to be watched on its own platform. The choice is expansive and that's where we come in.
TechRadar has curated a list of the best Amazon Prime shows around. Chosen by the team, these are the shows streamed in the UK that are Instant classics primed to offer up hours of compulsive viewing.
It's worth noting that these are the best Amazon Prime TV shows that can be watched instantly when you have Amazon Prime access. There are many more shows you can watch through Amazon but these have to be purchased to be viewed.
We will keep this list constantly updated if any paid shows become free that we feel need to be included. So, click through the gallery to see our picks.