Christian Slater's Mr Robot is coming to Amazon Prime
Sep 27 2015
Under the multiregional licensing deal with NBCUniversal, the first season of the hacker thriller will be available to Prime members in U.S., U.K., Germany, Austria and Japan starting in the spring of 2016.
Amazon Prime members will soon be able to stream USA's hit Mr. Robot, as the company has just announced a multi-regional deal with NBCUniversal.
The deal will give viewers in the United States, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan the chance to watch all ten episodes of the series' first season. He's recruited by an underground hacker (Christian Slater) to take down the mega-conglomerate he is paid to protect.
Jason Ropell, the head of globalcontent acquisition for digital video at Amazon, said: "We're delighted to bring Mr. Robot exclusively to Amazon Prime members in the United KingdomThis is hands down one of the best and freshest shows on TV and has had critics and audiences raving around the world. Prime members are going to love binging on this awesome show".
The show nowholds 98% ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, and has been one of the most-buzzed about new series since its debut in June. However, people definitely tuned in, with Mr. Robot finishing behind Fear the Walking Dead as the summer's second most popular new cable series.
Starting this spring, Prime Video in the USwill be the exclusive subscription streaming home for Mr. Robot. It also stars Portia Doubleday ("Her"), Carly Chaikin ("Suburgatory") and Martin Wallström ("Simple Simon)". It was created by Sam Esmail who executive produces with Steve Golin and Chad Hamilton.