26 Of The Best Prime Video Australia Shows To Watch In September 2023

By Jessica Best
15th Sep 2023

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Spoiler alert, we have clocked some serious watch-time to find you the best shows on Amazon Prime Video Australia.

So, we're just going to come right out and say it. Amazon Prime Video Australia is a mammoth vault of epic TV shows you won't be able to stop watching. From murder mysteries to killer comedies and new sci-fi plots to cult favourites, the best shows on Amazon Prime Video Australia are truly something else.

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Here are the best shows on Amazon Prime Video Australia right now.

The Best Shows On Prime Video Australia

Surf Girls Hawaii

Surf Girls Hawai’i follows the next generation of Native Hawaiian surfers as they compete to earn a coveted spot on the professional surfing World Tour. This four-part docuseries offers behind the scenes access to five of the sport’s most exciting young stars—Moana Jones Wong, Ewe Wong, Maluhia Kinimaka, Pua DeSoto, and Brianna Cope—as they train, navigate family responsibilities, and compete against the highest-ranking surfers in the world to get to the top of the podium. 

Dead Ringers

A modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller starring Jeremy Irons, Dead Ringers features Rachel Weisz playing the double-lead roles of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes—including pushing the boundaries on medical ethics—in an effort to challenge practices and bring women’s healthcare to the forefront. If you loved The Handmaid's Tale, you'll probably love this series.

Daisy Jones & The Six

Based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Daisy Jones & The Six is a limited musical-drama series detailing the rise and fall of a renowned rock band. In 1977, Daisy Jones & The Six were on top of the world. Fronted by two charismatic lead singers—Daisy Jones (Riley Keough) and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin)—the band had risen from obscurity to fame. And then, after a sold-out show at Chicago's Soldier Field, they called it quits. Now, decades later, the band members finally agree to reveal the truth. 

The Power

In this world, suddenly, and without warning, teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people at will (honestly, amazing). The 'power' basically evolves from a tingle in teenagers’ collarbones to a complete reversal of the power balance of the world and book fiends will know this one is based on British author Naomi Alderman’s award-winning novel too.


From Donald Glover and Janine Nabers, Swarm is all about a young woman's obsession with a pop star that turns unbelievably dark. 

Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power

We mean…is there really any other series to watch this month other than this one?  Set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, this epic drama will take you back to an era where great powers were forged and kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes (both familiar and new) were tested and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness. 


Jungle follows the connected lives of several strangers, each facing their own struggle, viewed through the prism of UK rap and drill music. As the strangers’ worlds begin to unravel around them, they come to the realisation that every action, no matter how small, has a consequence.

The series is told through a blend of music and dialogue, working alongside some pretty stunning cinematography and design to create a tilted, timeless version of today’s London. The series features some of the UK’s top drill and UK rap artists featuring Tinie Tempah, Big Narstie, Unknown T,  Jaykae, IAMDDB, Double Lz, Bandokay, M24, Jordan McCann and more. 

A League Of Their Own

Big news, the famous baseball film A League of Their Own, is being turned into a TV show and it's set to land on Amazon Prime Video. If you've already watched the 90s film starring Gina Davies, Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell, then you know the team at Amazon and Sony Studio's is onto a good thing.

The new eight-episode series will not only re-tell the story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (which started during during World War II to maintain baseball interest across America while the majority of men served) but it will also take a deeper look at race and sexuality, something the OG glazed over. 

The Terminal List

Based on the best-selling novel by Jack Carr, The Terminal List follows James Reece (Chris Pratt) after his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. Reece returns home to his family with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability. However, as new evidence comes to light, Reece discovers dark forces working against him. 

Paper Girls

In what’s looking more and more like a mash-up between 90s coming-of-age film Now And Then and Stranger Things, Paper Girls is easily up there on our watch list this month. In the early morning after Halloween in 1988, four paper girls are out on their delivery route when they become caught in the crossfire between warring time-travellers, changing the course of their lives forever. 

The Summer I Turned Pretty

The Summer I Turned Pretty is a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers (big yikes). As a coming-of-age story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer, you’ll want to pop this one high on your watchlist. 

Conversations With Friends

Conversations With Friends follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates a series of relationships that force her to confront her own vulnerabilities for the first time. Frances is observant, cerebral and sharp. Her ex-girlfriend, now best friend, Bobbi (Sasha Lane) is self-assured, outspoken and compelling. Though they broke up three years ago, Frances and Bobbi are virtually inseparable and perform spoken word poetry together in Dublin.

It’s at one of their shows that they meet Melissa (the legend that is Jemima Kirke), an older writer, who is fascinated by the pair. Bobbi and Frances start to spend time with Melissa and her husband, Nick (Joe Alwyn), a handsome but reserved actor. While Melissa and Bobbi flirt with each other openly, Nick and Frances embark on an intense, secret affair that is surprising to them both. Soon the affair begins to test the bond between Frances and Bobbi, forcing Frances to reconsider her sense of self, and the friendship she holds so dear. Huge, we know. Make sure you’ve read the book before you feast your eyes on this show. 

​​Outer Range

Outer Range centres on Royal Abbott, a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers a mega mystery at the edge of Wyoming's wilderness. A thrilling Western family saga with hints of wry humour and supernatural mystery, Outer Range is an epic watch. At the start of the series, the Abbotts are coping with the disappearance of daughter-in-law Rebecca.

They are pushed further to the brink when the Tillersons (the owners of the neighbouring profit-driven ranch) make a play for their land. An untimely death in the community sets also sets off a chain of tension-filled events so, like you can imagine, this show is filled with all the action. 

A Very British Scandal 

Written by the legendary Sarah Phelps (The Pale Horse; Dublin Murders), A Very British Scandal focuses on the divorce of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll, one of the most notorious and brutal legal cases of the 20th Century. Famed for her charisma, beauty and style, Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, dominated the front pages as a divorce featuring accusations of forgery, theft, violence, drug-taking, secret recording, bribery and a deadly polaroid picture all played out in the white-hot glare of the 1960s media. 


Nine Perfect Strangers 

Based on the bestselling book from Australian author Liane Moriarty (who also penned Big Little Lies), Nine Perfect Strangers follows the drama at a boutique health-and-wellness resort, where nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them during the ten-day retreat is the resort’s director Masha (Nicole Kidman), a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies.

However, these nine strangers have no idea what is about to hit them. Aside from an epic storyline, the series also boasts an all-star cast including Luke Evans, Bobby Cannavale, Regina Hall and Michael Shannon.

Cruel Summer 

If you dig a good crime series that keeps you guessing right until the credits roll then you’ll want to stream Cruel Summer stat! The series takes place over three summers in the 90s when a beautiful and popular teen goes missing, and a seemingly unrelated girl transforms from a sweet and awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town, eventually becoming the most despised person in America. Giving the show a unique twist, each episode is told from alternating point of views. It stars Olivia Holt, Jessica Biel and Chiara Aurelia.

The Pursuit Of Love

An adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s celebrated novel and set in Europe between the two World Wars, The Pursuit Of Love follows the adventures and misadventures of the charismatic and fearless Linda Radlett (Lily James) and her best friend and cousin Fanny Logan. Consumed by a desire for love and marriage, the two women are on the hunt for the ideal husband. Their friendship is put to the test as Fanny settles for a steady life and Linda decides to follow her heart, to increasingly wild and outrageous places. 


From breakout creator Little Marvin, the ten-episode Amazon Original series is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. Set in the 1950s, Them centres on a Black family who moves from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighbourhood during the period known as The Great Migration. The family's idyllic home becomes ground zero where malevolent forces, next-door and otherworldly, threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them. It boasts an uber talented cast including Deborah Ayorinde, Shahadi Wright Joseph and Ryan Kwanten.


There are two glorious seasons of Homecoming to binge your way through so sit yourself down, kick your feet up and get comfy. This guy is basically set around a “homecoming transition facility” to help soldiers who have returned from war get back to everyday life. It falls into the “psychological thriller” side of TV and each season so far has been a gripping on-screen journey filled with much tension so don’t expect this one to be a cruisey watch. Season one starred Julia Roberts and season two stars Janelle Monae and if that’s not enough of an incentive to binge this bad boy, we don’t know what is.

Sneaky Pete

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) co-created Sneaky Pete, which aired in 2015. The crime series follows Marius Josipović (Giovanni Ribisi), a released convict who adopts the identity of his cellmate, Pete Murphy, to avoid his past life. The show has flown under many people’s radar but has garnered pretty good reviews, so if you’re looking for a new crime show to binge, this might be it.



Name a show when you’ve both laughed hysterically and ugly-cried in the same episode? A workout for your heart and soul, everyone can’t stop harking on about Phoebe Waller-Bridge and the things that are birthed from her wonderful brain. Tackling being a 20-something year old and screwing it up is all too familiar, but Fleabag brings a sense of relief in the knowledge that everything will turn out OK. A pervy, angry, dry-witted, grief-riddled and unfiltered woman is trying to heal whilst taking everything that life and London can throw at her. 

The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel 

The perfect 1950s housewife, native New Yorker Midge Maisel is living the American dream. Brash, bold, witty and cheeky, Midge could be using these qualities for something bigger, yet she's completely loyal to her husband who moonlights as a stand up comic—with questionable material.

Her perfect life is suddenly derailed in a night, and a drunk, unhinged Midge gets on stage and delivers a hilarious set about her predicament. With the show in real life taking home Emmys and Golden Globes, Midge’s own comedy career is about to hit the big time. 


Okay, so you probably won’t want to watch past season three of Community, but we promise those first three seasons are some of the best and funniest TV you’ll ever watch. Creator Dan Harmon (co-creator of Rick & Morty) really hit the nail on the head with this show and it’s a must-see for anyone who appreciates a well-written meta joke.

The show follows Jeff Winger, who is disbarred and suspended from his law firm when it is discovered that he lied about possessing a bachelor's degree from Columbia University. To earn a legitimate degree, he enrolls at Greendale Community College in Colorado and chaos ensues.

Parks And Recreation

Calling all beautiful, tropical fish (Parks and Rec fans will get this reference): who knew local body politics could be such a riveting affair? Surrounded by her crew of wholesome co-workers, Leslie Knope is the deputy director of Pawnee’s Parks and Recreation department. Working to make the public spaces in her town wonderful for all the weirdos who live there, she has a goal in mind to turn an abandoned lot into a beautiful park for everyone to enjoy.

Met with bureaucracy and hilarious predicaments at every turn, the way these things play out could only ever happen in the fictitious Indiana town of Pawnee. Even though we’ve seen this show from start to finish, we’re unsure if they ever actually manage to build a park. 

30 Rock

If you know anything about Saturday Night Live, you’ll know the weekly sketch comedy show is stressfully pulled together in five sleepless days. Based on her experiences as head writer at SNL, Tina Fey offers us mere mortals a satirical glimpse into the hectic world of late night variety shows as Liz Lemon, show-runner of fictitious The Girlie Show.

Named after NBC’s New York studios, 30 Rockerfella Plaza, where SNL (and The Girlie Show) is filmed, Liz supervises the cast and crew to bring the show to air. Competing with high-brow shows such as ‘MILF Island’ and ‘America’s Kids Got Singing’ ratings are steadily going down the toilet and she’s forced to hire controversial actor Tracy Jordan in a bid to bring the show back on the strait and narrow. 

The Office

The Office (US) might not be on Netflix but all seasons are available on Amazon Prime. We probably don’t have to give you the full summary because you’ve probably already seen it, but just in case you haven’t: it’s a mockumentary sitcom television series that depicts the everyday work lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. This show is one of the best shows of all time and we’re ready to fight anyone who says otherwise.

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