What's New on Prime Video in February 2023
Do you remember Carnival Row, that Prime Video show that, to the best of your recollection, was like a gritty fairy procedural or something, and you’re pretty sure it starred Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne? Probably you don’t, considering...
Do you remember Carnival Row, that Prime Video show that, to the best of your recollection, was like a gritty fairy procedural or something, and you’re pretty sure it starred Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne? Probably you don’t, considering the first season was released close to four years ago. Well, it’s back! Yay?
You can blame the pandemic—and Orlando Bloom’s baby—for the long wait between seasons, but in the interim, the show became something like a perfect symbol for the evolution of streaming TV. It started off with a great elevator pitch (magical beings stand in for refugees in a dystopian world
), an accomplished creative team (former Star Trek scribe René Echevarria and Travis Beacham, the once-hot screenwriter of Pacific Rim), and an unusually famous-for-TV cast (the star of Elizabethtown!
). It received a season two pickup before the first season was even released. And when season one dropped in August 2019 it...got middlings reviews and
Never one to walk away from sunk costs, Amazon proceeded with the second, pandemic-delayed season, which they announced last year would end the series, prompting viewers everywhere to be reminded of the show’s existence and mourn its passing in the span of the same Hollywood Reporter article.
If the fate of recent, quickly-
canceled Prime series like Paper Girls and Night Sky can tells us anything, Carnival Row’s second season wouldn’t have happened if the show had premiered last year. But 2019 was a different time—the pandemic, inflation, cratering stock market, tech bust, and streaming landscape implosion still far in the future—a time when it still made sense to believe in fairies.
Here’s everything coming to Prime Video—including the second season of the comedy Harlem, arriving Feb. 3—and Amazon-owned, ad-supported Freevee in February 2023.
Arriving Feb. 1A Night at the RoxburyAlex CrossAlmost FamousAre We There Yet?A.I. Artificial IntelligenceThe Best ManThe BreadwinnerThe CallChaplinChildren Of HeavenDevil In A Blue DressThe DilemmaDownhill RacerEnron: The Smartest Guys in the RoomExposedFood, IncFour BrothersFrench PostcardsFrom Justin To KellyG.I. Joe: RetaliationThe Glass ShieldHeaven Can WaitThe HelpThe HustleI, RobotInside ManInvasion of the Body SnatchersJacob’s LadderKevin Hart Let Me ExplainKing KongThe Last SongLife PartnersMadea’s Witness ProtectionNacho LibreNever Been KissedP.S. I Love YouProphecyRace For Your Life, Charlie BrownRamboRambo: Last BloodRambo: Last Blood (Extended Cut)Sarafina!Scary Movie 4SeabiscuitShaftShrekShrek 2Something WildSoul FoodSouthside With YouSugarThe Talented Mr. RipleyToni Morrison: The Pieces I AmTsotsiTurbulenceTysonUnderclassmanVenus and SerenaWhite House DownWho’s Your Caddy?
Arriving Feb. 3Harlem Season 2Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank
Arriving Feb. 7BeastBrian and Charles
Arriving Feb. 8Are We Done Yet?
Arriving Feb. 9Crank
Arriving Feb. 10Somebody I Used to Know
Arriving Feb. 11If I Stay
Arriving Feb. 14Halloween Ends
Arriving Feb. 17Carnival Row Season 2The Head of Joaquín MurrietaThree Thousand Years of Longing
Arriving Feb. 19A Simple Favor
Arriving Feb. 21Smile
Arriving Feb. 22Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Arriving Feb. 24The ConsultantDie Hart
Arriving Feb. 1