Press / 2018

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Amazon renews Pastewka for a ninth season on Prime Video

Amazon today announced it has greenlit a ninth season of the Prime Original, Pastewka. The comedy series just celebrated an amazing comeback by becoming the number one watched show on Prime Video, Amazon’s video streaming service. The new episodes of the eighth season gathered the largest opening weekend audience for a comedy series in the history of Germany’s most popular streaming video service, Prime Video.

“Congratulations to Bastian Pastewka and team for bringing Prime members such a great Prime Original comeback season,” says Dr. Christoph Schneider, Managing Director of Amazon Video Germany. “Fans clearly yearned for Pastewka’s returnafter a long four-year wait. We are happy this could happen on Prime Video and we are pleased to announce today that Bastian’s journey will continue.”

This is what fans say about the new episodes:

  • “Pastewka is and remains King!”
  • “On a show like Pastewka, it’s dangerous to try something new. But they managed to do it perfectly”
  • “Amazing! This new season is a lot of fun. That's definitely 5 stars!”
  • “Fun, excitement, emotions and a great season finale!”

 This is what media say about Pastewka:

  • “One of the best German sitcoms of all times” – Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung
  • “Pastewka's series character is like no one wants to be, but most of us sometimes are” – Sueddeutsche Zeitung
  • “Tragicomically stubborn – that is precisely why it has been so successful for years” – Spiegel Online

Prime members in Germany, Austria and Switzerland can watch all eight seasons of Pastewka through the Prime Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV or online. Pastewka also is available for Prime members to download and watch offline on mobile devices, at no additional cost.

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