The Black Friday deals aren't just on computers and tablets and headphones and phones and — OK, there are Black Friday deals on everything. And that includes a select number of Amazon Prime Video Channels.
What's that? You've never heard of Amazon Prime Video Channels? OK. So you know Amazon Prime, which gives you cheaper, faster shipping on things, and a whole bunch of free video. Prime Video Channels is a world of additional subscription channels. You need Amazon Prime to get them, and all the billing is handled right through your Amazon account.
And this Black Friday week, a whole bunch of Amazon Prime Video Channels are 50 percent off — so long as you start a subscription by Dec. 2.
Here's what's up for grabs this year:
- The one and only: BET+
- All the funny: Boomerang
- Pour some tea: Britbox
- Top of the network: CBS All Access
- Laugh it up some more: Comedy Central
- All the hits: EPIX
- Get greasy: Motor Trend
- Reality kings: MTV Hits
- You know, for kids: Nick Hits
- For the youngsters: Noggin
- Learn something: PBS Kids
- Get a life: PBS Living
Normally $9.99 a month, BET+ gets you all kinds of classics as well as new original shows you can't get anywhere else.
Normally $4.99 a month, this deal will get you some of the best classic and revised cartoons that ever graced the screen. It's Saturday morning every day!
New and classic British shows like ... Britbox normally is $6.99 a month, which makes this a great deal for a quarter of the year.
Just in time for the launch of Star Trek: Picard, CBS All Access gets you the bulk of the CBS catalog and new original series.
Normally $3.99 a month, this deal will keep the funny coming from the full Comedy Central lineup for months to come.
EPIX has deep cuts and original movies that you just can't find anywhere else. Bumps to $5.99 a month after the discounted period.
Motor Trend has all the car shows a car-lover could want, from instructional and reality to scripted burnouts. $4.99 after the discounted period.
MTV used to be all about music television. Not so much anymore. The channel hits $5.99 after the discount period.
Check out some of the best kids shows Nickelodeon has ever mustered. Jumps to $7.99 a month after the discounted period.
Noggin is for the younger kids, with classics like the Wonder Pets, Dora and Blue's Clues. Is $7.99 after the discounted period.
PBS Kids isn't just for entertaining — your youngster will learn something, too. Is $4.99 a month after the discounted period.
Some of your favorite PBS chefs, your favorite PBS cooking shows — and basically an instruction guide to life. Is $2.99 a month after the discounted period.
Make every night Sunday night with a subscription to PBS Masterpiece, with all the best dramatic shows from the network. Is $5.99 a month after the discounted period.
Shudder brings you horror flicks from off the beaten path. Or a path where someone was beaten. Whichever. It's scary. Runs $4.99 a month after the discounted period.
Smithsonian Channel Plus gives you a whole new look on the world you thought you knew. Is $4.99 a month after the discounted period.
Sundance Now gets you some of the best films you've never seen, with a decidedly indie slant. Runs $6.99 a month after the discounted period.
The best subscriptions
And that's that. The beauty of Amazon Prime Video Channels is that you can come and go as you please. Take advantage of the discounted period for three months. And if you decide things aren't for you, you can cancel at will, without penalty.
So really there's nothing to lose. All you can do is save.
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