The Best Shows on Amazon Prime Video Canada Right Now

Wondering what's good on Amazon Prime Video Canada? From the Kids in the Hall reboot to Tokyo Vampire Hotel to Rick and Morty, these are the top shows to binge.

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls

Last updated: November 2022

With so many awesome titles to pick from, it can be daunting to try and choose what to watch on Amazon Prime Video in Canada. Fear not, we’ve combed through the noise and carefully curated a watch list for you. Whether you like comedy, drama, reality, action, super hero stories and everything in between, here’s what to watch on Prime in Canada right now. 

And if you’re looking for movies, here’s the list of Best Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Canada.


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Starring: Kevin Costner, Wes Bentley, Luke Grimes

Yellowstone is a drama, created for the Paramount Network in the US but airing exclusively on Amazon Prime here in Canada, about the contested borders of a cattle ranch stuck between a native reservation, a land development acreage, and a national park. The fifth season of this series, created by Taylor Sheridan, just arrived.

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls

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Starring: Lizzo, SZA, Tanisha Scott

Winner of the Outstanding Competition Program at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, this feel-good watch follows 13 women competing for a spot as a Big Grrrls back-up dancer on Lizzo’s world tour. Hosted with compassion, charisma, and empathy by Lizzo herself, the show also features an excellent team of coaches, mentors, and guest stars like SZA and Tanisha Scott. In a refreshing turn, there is room for everyone at Bonnaroo if they can make it through this gruelling but empowering interview process adding a satisfying “making of” documentary aspect about what it takes to produce a tour.

The Peripheral

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Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Gary Carr, Jack Reynor

In the not-too-distant future, a rudderless woman (Moretz) fights to keep her broken family afloat by testing out the beta for a new virtual reality video game that turns out to be a portal into an even-more-distant future. Suddenly, she is thrown into the fight of her life to save the fate of all humankind. Sound complicated? Perhaps, but the swift action, deft acting, and fascinating atmosphere make it an entertaining watch. Based on the sci-fi novel by American-Canadian William Gibson, considered a pioneer of the cyberpunk genre.

The Boys

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Starring: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Anthony Starr

Prime Video’s best original series returns for a much-anticipated third season this month. The Boys, led by Billy the Butcher (Karl Urban), are back to take down the Supes, and this time around they’re going to do it from the inside—with help from Hughie (Jack Quaid), who has been working with a government agency tasked with keeping the Supes accountable. If you can’t get enough of The Boys, there’s also commentary show Prime Rewind: Inside the Boys and animated series The Boys Presents: Diabolical.



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Starring: Skyler Gisondo, Jaboukie Young-White, Peter S. Kim

This hit animated comedy series, created by Matt Hausfater, Aaron Buschbaum, and Teddy Riley, stars Skyler Gisondo alongside internet-famous comedian Jaboukie Young-White. It’s about the hypebeast-heavy sneaker culture that gathers around Fairfax Avenue, a street and neighbourhood in Los Angeles adjacent to West Hollywood that is home to some of the hottest sneaker stores in the world. 


Paper Girls

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Starring: Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Sofia Rosinsky

Based on the comic book series of the same name, this nostalgic sci-fi series may have been Prime’s answer to the success of Stranger Things on Netflix. A ragtag, diverse group of four girls are snatched up from their 1988 paper route by two competing factions of time travelers and sent on the adventure of a lifetime…or lifetimes? On their journey, they encounter future versions of themselves at various times in their lives as they attempt to save the world. Featuring fun guest stars like Ali Wong, Nate Corddry, and Jason Mantzoukas, this is an exciting and engrossing binge-watch.

Cosmic Love

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Starring: Cree Summer, Javier McIntosh, Phoebe Davis

Finally, a “social experiment”/dating show based on a method we can rely on: astrology. Based on their astrological birth charts, four cishet strangers – one representing each of the four elements – enter the “Astro Chamber” (think a less portable version of Too Hot to Handle’s Lana) to find out if their romantic destiny is truly written in the stars. Will they end up clicking with someone the “Astro Chamber ‘’ has deemed to be a “perfect match” based on astrological compatibility or is it all just a bunch of hooey?


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Starring: Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Allegra Edwards

This comedy-drama series from Greg Daniels (The Office US, Parks and Recreation) envisions a near-future where people can upload themselves at their time of death to the afterlife of their choosing. Amell’s Nathan Brown gets uploaded to a luxurious, 5-star resort-like version of heaven. But not everything is as rosy as it seems. If this concept sounds familiar, it’s because it’s a lighthearted version of the future pictured in the Black Mirror fan-favourite “San Junipero” episode. Don’t be fooled by the comedic approach though, Upload has plenty of dramatic and tender moments that will tug at your heartstrings. 

A League of Their Own

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Starring: Abby Jacobson, Chanté Adams, D’Arcy Carden, Nick Offerman

A remake of the 1992 cult classic film of the same name, this series takes a darker, grittier, more realistic look at the lives of the Rockford Peaches, a team on the WWII era born All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. This time, the story delves deeper into the unspoken queer phobia and the treament of African-American women professional baseball players. Featuring tour-de-force star performances its stars and recurring roles by Kate Berlant, Nick Offerman, and Rosie O’Donnell, you don’t need to be a baseball fan to fall in love with this show.

Savage X Fenty Show

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Starring: Rihanna

The Savage X Fenty Show is an Emmy nominated visually immersive fashion experience. Featuring top artists and diverse talents modelling pieces from Rihanna’s lingerie brand, the show sits you front row for extraordinary performances and brings you behind the scenes into Rihanna’s creative process. Volume 4 dropped this November.

The Lake

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Starring: Julia Stiles, Jake Garvaris, Madison Shamoun

Toronto-based writer and producer Julian Doucet is the showrunner of this new Prime Video original series—a fast-talking queer comedy that’s like a Canadian version of Gilmore Girls, with dialogue just as razor-sharp and lightning fast. Set on an Ontario lake rife with summer cottages, the mordant satire playfully skewers the ultra-rich lakeshore community Canadian viewers will surely know well. 

The Wilds

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Starring: Sophia Ali, Reign Edwards, Shannon Berry

Prime Video’s hit drama The Wilds, on the face of it, bears obvious comparisons to Lost—both are about a group of plane crash survivors living together in isolation on a mysterious island. What distinguishes The Wilds, however, is that the group of young female survivors are actually the unwitting subjects of a large-scale social experiment, an intriguing twist that changes the scope of the series entirely. 

The Kids in the Hall

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Starring: Scott Thompson, Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald

The Kids in the Hall, the original sketch comedy show that aired on the CBC from 1989 to 1995, has handily achieved the kind of cult status comedians dream of: universally beloved, massively influential, and constantly being rediscovered anew. Now, more than 25 years after it left the air, the series is returning with the original troupe — and the five of them haven’t missed a beat. This much anticipated revival arrives on Prime Video this month.


Night Sky

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Starring: Sissy Spacek, J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek co-star as an elderly married couple in this new original series on Prime Video about a family home that contains a portal to another world. If the intriguing science-fiction premise isn’t enough to hook you, consider that Simmons and Spacek, in their own right and in different ways, are two of the best actors of their generation, Simmons having come into his own more recently (as the star of Whiplash and other films) and Spacek a living legend from the time of Carrie onward.

Bosch: Legacy

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Starring: Titus Welliver, Madison Lintz, Jamie Hector

Prime’s original series Bosch has long been one of its most enduring hits, as fans became devoted to the dry, no-nonsense police work of Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch. After the show concluded with its seventh season, “The Burning Room,” last summer, there’s no doubt been a lot of desire for more — and thankfully Prime Video has answered that demand with a brand new spin-off focusing on the rookie outings of Bosch’s daughter, played by Madison Lintz. 


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Starring: Niels Schneider, Vera Kolesnikova

This lean, slick espionage thriller, new to Prime Video, takes place in East Berlin during the Cold War, and features plenty of international intrigue. The period drama concerns a French scientist (Neils Schneider) who begins to work as a spy for the French secret service and the CIA in the mid-1960s. While on assignment in Germany, he meets a Russian piano player (Vera Kolesnikova), who coincidentally works as a spy for the KGB, and the two begin a fraught romance. 

LOL: Last One Laughing Canada

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Starring: Jay Baruchel, Caroline Rhea, Debra DiGiovanni, Andrew Phung

LOL: Last one Laughing Canada is a Canadian Amazon Original series hosted by Jay Baruchel. Canada’s top 10 comedians compete in six-hour challenges. The objective to win is to make their competitors laugh to be eliminated while not cracking up themselves. The winner who keeps a straight face wins the $100,000 grand prize for a charity of their choosing.

Outer Range

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Starring: Josh Brolin, Imogen Poots, Lili Taylor

Josh Brolin stars in Prime Video’s new original series Outer Range as Royal Abbot, head of a ranching family in the heart of Wyoming. This is no Yellowstone, however, as things quickly get intriguing for the ranchers when an unexplained black hole suddenly appears in the centre of their property. The science-fiction thriller has shades of Lost and co-stars Imogen Poots.


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Starring: Meagan Good, Jerrie Johnson, Grace Byers

This upbeat TV comedy about a group of close-knit female friends in New York’s historically black Harlem neighborhood, the second of such comedies to be released this year, comes from the mind of Tracy Oliver, creator of the extremely hilarious black female road-trip comedy Girls Trip, from 2017.

The Expanse

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Starring: Thomas Jane, Cara Gee, Cas Anvar

Amazon’s critically acclaimed cult-favourite science-fiction series The Expanse concerns the political machinations of the space-faring United Nations as they attempt to navigation the colonisation of the solar system. The show returns this month for a long-awaited and much-anticipated sixth season.


The Wheel of Time

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Starring: Rosamund Pike

Based on the hugely famous and beloved series of fantasy novels by Robert Jordan—frequently compared to The Lord of the Rings in terms of popularity and ambitious scope—Amazon’s new series The Wheel of Time finally brings the books to the screen, in a long-awaited big-budget adaptation that spans eight episodes. Rosamund Pike stars as Moiraine, member of a sacred order of women who control magical powers. Season two is coming soon.

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