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TV Comedy ALERT! Prime Video Announces Premiere Date and Reveals Key Art for New Comedy Series, Comedy Island Philippines

TV Comedy ALERT! Prime Video Announces Premiere Date and Reveals Key Art for New Comedy Series, Comedy Island Philippines

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This fresh Amazon Original comedy series stars Carlo Aquino, Rufa Mae Quinto, Andrea Brillantes, Jerald Napoles, Cai Cortez, Awra Briguela, Justine Luzares, and Drew Arellano

Comedy Island Philippines will premiere on Prime Video in the Philippines and more than 240 countries and territories on August 31

SINGAPORE—27 July, 2023—Prime Video announced today that Amazon Original comedy series Comedy Island Philippines will be available on Prime Video in the Philippines and more than 240 countries and territories worldwide starting August 31. A hybrid between scripted and unscripted, the six part series is unique and unpredictable and has been produced by Amazon Studio in collaboration with BASE Entertainment Asia.

Comedy Island Philippines features seven comedians, actors, and social media celebrities—Carlo Aquino, Rufa Mae Quinto, Andrea Brillantes, Jerald Napoles, Cai Cortez, Awra Briguela, Justine Luzares, and Drew Arellano—who embark on a hilarious adventure when they are washed upon the shore of the mysterious Tawa-Tawa Island, which resurfaces after 100 years to commence the fictional “Centennial Games.” They soon find themselves unwitting competitors in these games, and must improvise to survive and escape the island. Pitted against each other in unscripted improvisational scenarios, the celebrities pull out all stops to bring laughter and entertainment to the island’s citizens, in order to win the most votes and a chance to go back home.

Comedy Island Philippines sets the tone and standard of the authentic Filipino stories and genres we want to share with our audiences at home and abroad, and our commitment to the local TV and film industry,” said Quark Henares, head of Originals, Philippines at Prime Video. “Comedy Island is an ambitious format, a  hybrid between reality, comedy, and adventure, shot on an island with massive sets, which features both the best comedic talent from the two major networks in the Philippines, and the new emerging voices including the  up-and-coming social media superstars. We can’t wait to entertain our Pinoy audiences with this show.”

The series is produced by Amazon Studios in collaboration with BASE Entertainment Asia, and will be available on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. The six-part series will launch with three episodes streaming back-to-back each week over a two-week period, from August 31-September 7.

Comedy Island Philippines joins hundreds of other shows and films available on the Prime Video catalog, such as Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay QueenCattleya Killer, Ten Little Mistresses, Walang KaParis, and Deleter, Korean titles such as HeartbeatTale of The Nine Tailed 1938, and Jinny’s Kitchen, anime hits such as Demon Slayer, on top of award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon Originals like Citadel, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Boys, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Emmy and Golden Globe winners Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Prime Video members are able to watch films and shows anywhere and anytime on hundreds of compatible devices. In the Prime Video app, members can also download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in the Philippines for just PHP149 per month.

For more updates on Comedy Island Philippines, follow Prime Video on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube. Stream anywhere, anytime at primevideo.com or download the Prime Video app on Google Play, Apple Store, and Microsoft.

About Prime Video – Philippines

Prime Video offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies—all available to watch on hundreds of compatible devices:

  •  Included with Prime Video: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, award-winning Amazon Originals and other exclusives, and more. Think global Amazon Original series such as CitadelThe Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of PowerThe BoysThe Wheel of Time, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, as well as critically acclaimed Amazon Original movies like Coming 2 AmericaThe Tomorrow War, and exclusive local titles such as Ten Little MistressesWalang KaParisCattleya Killer, Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen, and Deleter, Korean titles such as Island and Jinny’s Kitchen, anime hits such as Demon Slayer, and many more.
  • Instant Access: Watch at home or on the go with your choice of hundreds of compatible devices. Stream from the web or use the Prime Video app on compatible smartphones, tablets, game consoles, or select smart TVs.
  • Enhanced Experiences: Make the most of every viewing with 4K Ultra HD- and High Dynamic Range (HDR)-compatible content. Go behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray access, powered by IMDb. Save it for later with select mobile downloads for offline viewing.
  • Personalized: Customers can browse the user interface in their own language and      watch popular TV shows and movies with subtitles.

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