Avalon inks deal with Amazon for six British-based Prime Video stand-up specials in 2019

Amazon’s Prime Video push into branding its own stand-up comedy specials continues with a massive launch-month effort.

Adding to what’s already coming in August, Amazon now will premiere four new hours from British comedy acts, thanks to a deal with Avalon. Amazon Originals from Chris Ramsey, Ed Gamble, Flo & Joan and Paul Chowdhry launching Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

Later in 2019, Amazon also will premiere exclusive new stand-up specials from Rob Delaney (who’s American but living abroad, where he co-created and co-starred in Catastrophe for Amazon) and Jayde Adams.

You can watch teasers for the four British specials already in the can and awaiting their online debuts.

Trailers for the four upcoming specials can be found here:

Amazon Originals will officially launch the stand-up comedy component Aug. 16 with Jim Gaffigan.

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