Prime Video reveals its Australian Amazon Originals slate for 2023

A record nine new Australian Amazon Originals will be launching next year, from The Story of The Wiggles to a series of stand-up specials.

Prime Video Australia has revealed its Australian content slate for 2023 at its Prime Video Showcase: An Evening with our Producers event in Sydney. The announcements included six new Australian Amazon Originals and first looks at three scripted Original series: Class of ’07Deadloch, and The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart. Prime Video will launch nine new Australian Amazon Originals in 2023.

Adding to its slate of 23 Australian Amazon Originals commissions since 2019, the six new unscripted titles are Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles, produced by Augusto, Frog Productions, SAM Content; Dance Life, produced by EQMedia, Biscuit Tin Productions, and Creative Bubble; The Defenders, produced by Sweetshop & Green; Hugh van Cuylenburg G.E.M, a live special produced by Princess Pictures; and five Australian stand-up specials, by comedians Joel Creasey, Rhys Nicholson, Dave Hughes, Tommy Little, and Lizzy Hoo, from a variety of production teams. A second season of The Test was also announced, in collaboration with Cricket Australia.

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Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites