Prime Video, IMDb TV: Coming in December 2021

Amazon announced the films, series, and specials that will be coming to Prime Video and IMDb TV in December 2021.

This December brings nine Amazon Originals, including Being The Ricardos, a biographical drama written and directed by Aaron Sorkin about the relationship between I Love Lucy stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz; With Love, a romantic comedy series written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett; the premiere of Harlem, a new comedy series from Girls Trip writer Tracey Oliver; the sixth and final season of The Expanse, the fan favorite sci-fi series; Encounter, a sci-fi thriller starring Riz Amed and Octavia Spencer; Yearly Departed, the second installment of Prime Video’s end-of-year comedy special; FC Bayern – Behind the Legend, a sports docu-series following the German soccer club after its most successful season in the club’s history; The Ferragnez, a new reality series following Italy’s most famous young couple, digital entrepreneur Chiara Ferragni and chart-topping Italian rapper and singer Fedez; and the third season of LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico, hosted by Eugenio Derbez.

December also brings three IMDb TV Originals, including season two of YA spy thriller Alex Rider; Play-Doh Squished, a holiday-themed reality competition special hosted by Sarah Hyland; and season two of elite high school basketball docu-series, UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers.

This Holiday season, Prime members can also enjoy holiday titles that are available at no additional cost to a Prime membership, including licensed titles, Amazon Originals and movies/series from IMDb TV. The full holiday collection can be found HERE, and you can also ask Alexa on Fire TV: “Alexa, find holiday movies on Prime Video.”

Here’s what’s new on Prime Video in December

New Amazon Originals:

  • Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy Award®-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s behind-the-scenes drama Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind closed doors with Ball and Arnaz during one critical production week of their groundbreaking sitcom “I Love Lucy.” Available in HDR. Streaming December 21

  • With Love is a romantic comedy, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett. Each of the five episodes, set during a different holiday throughout the year follows Lily on her transition from being newly single, to caught in a love triangle with two sexy suitors, brother to Lily, Jorge Jr., as he introduces his new boyfriend Henry to the family for the first time on Christmas Eve/Nochebuena, and the Diaz’s cousin, Sol Perez, as they balance a potential blossoming relationship with their coworker Dr. Miles Murphy. The patriarchs of the family, Beatriz and Jorge Sr. as they also deal with their own relationship challenges, in finding new ways to keep the spark alive in their 50’s. The Diaz family takes a wild ride through all the highs and lows of life, during some of the most heightened holidays of the year. Streaming December 17

  • From writer Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip), Harlem is a new comedy following four stylish & ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem NYC: a rising star professor struggling to make space for her love life; a savvy tech entrepreneur always dating someone new; a no-filter singer; and a hopeless romantic fashion designer. Together, they level up into the next phase of their careers, relationships & big city dreams. Streaming December 3

  • The sixth and final season of The Expanse picks up with the solar system at war, as Marco Inaros and his Free Navy continue to launch devastating asteroid attacks on Earth and Mars. As the tensions of war and shared loss threaten to pull the crew of the Rocinante apart, Chrisjen Avasarala makes a bold move and sends former Martian Marine Bobbie Draper on a secret mission that could turn the tide. Meanwhile in the Belt, Drummer and what’s left of her family are on the run and hunted for betraying Marco. And on a distant planet beyond the Rings, a new power begins to rise. Streaming December 10 with new episodes Fridays

  • A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from a mysterious threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind. Directed by Michael Pearce, Encounter stars Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer and Rory Cochrane and is produced by Derrin Schlesinger, Piers Vellacott and Dimitri Doganis. Available in HDR. Streaming December 10

  • You are cordially invited to the most hilarious party of the year. The groundbreaking comedy special returns with an all-star lineup of the funniest women of the year bidding a raucous farewell to 2021. Hosted by Yvonne Orji (Insecure) and featuring a musical performance by Alessia Cara, Yearly Departed roasts and toasts all we are leaving behind from Hot Vaxx Summer to Zoom. Streaming December 23

  • FC Bayern – Behind the Legend looks into the heart of the German soccer club during the intense period following the most successful season in the club’s history – the 2019/20 season. Close as ever before, the show accompanies the team and the management in a historic phase of transition, in which the club must reinvent itself again. Streaming December 8

  • Digital entrepreneur and fashion icon Chiara Ferragni and versatile artist Fedez, also known as the Ferragnez, have millions of followers on Instagram. Filmed throughout late 2020 and early 2021, a special and extraordinary time of their lives, The Ferragnez will give audiences and fans insight into their family like never before and exclusive access behind the scenes of their everyday life. This intimate look will sensitively and ironically show the passions, joys, tears, and ambitions of a young couple who are at once extraordinary and completely normal. Streaming December 9

  • New comedians, more laughs and a bunch of new characters will try (and succeed) in breaking the limits of comedy on the third season of LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico. A competition between ten comedians locked inside a house where the only thing that’s not allowed is to laugh. Streaming December 10

New Movies and Shows to Prime Video:

  • The Jeffersons (1975-1985) – Developed by groundbreaking television producer Norman Lear, The Jeffersons began in 1975 as a spin-off of All in the Family. It follows a successful African-American couple, George and Louise “Weezy” Jefferson (Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford) as they “move on up” from working-class Queens to a ritzy Manhattan apartment. Seasons 1-11 streaming December 1

  • Sleepless In Seattle (1993) – Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in an enchanting romance about a widower whose son convinces him to find new love and the woman who answers his call. Streaming December 1

  • Joe Bell (2020) – From director Reinaldo Marcus Green and Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg, Joe Bell tells the intimate and heart-wrenching true story of Oregonian father Joe Bell, who embarks on a self-reflective walk across America with his son Jadin, with the hope to raise awareness about the effects of bullying on LGBTQ youth. Streaming December 3

  • Theory Of Everything (2014) – The true story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking embarking on his most ambitious scientific work after receiving an earth-shattering diagnosis. Streaming December 16

Prime Video Channels Sampling:

  • Thursday Night Football on Prime Video is gearing up for the holidays with four highly anticipated games in December. TNF on Prime Video is free with a Prime membership, with access across hundreds of compatible devices including Fire TV and Fire tablet, web browsers, and Android and iOS mobile devices, and streams in more than 240 countries and territories around the world. Beginning with the 2022 season, Prime Video will carry 15 exclusive Thursday Night Football games and one preseason game per year through 2032.

December’s Thursday Night Football schedule is below:

Here’s what’s new on IMDb TV (Amazon’s premium free streaming service) in December

IMDb TV Originals:

  • Alex Rider: Season 2 – After the death of his uncle and a deadly mission to bring down Point Blanc, Alex Rider is eager to put the past behind him and rebuild his life. However, when a horrific attack on a friend’s family draws him back into the world of spies, Alex must unravel a sinister political plot with global repercussions. Streaming December 3

  • Play-Doh Squished – Hosted by Sarah Hyland, Play-Doh Squished features three teams of two kids and two adults going Doh-to-Doh in a series of fun and highly entertaining physical and creative challenges. The holiday-themed reality competition special is set in a Play-Doh winter wonderland, where each team must combine imagination, inspiration, and holiday spirit to win the final cash prize. Streaming December 10

  • UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers: Season 2 – In this emotionally charged second season, UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class picks up after a quiet 12 months without prep sports. The six-part docuseries will take viewers on a journey as the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers emerge to resume their quest for victory after the abrupt end of their 2020 campaign to repeat as California state champions. Sierra Canyon will look to earn their third-straight Southern California regional title with a squad of top Division-I talent prospects — Amari Bailey, Shy Odom, Ramel Lloyd Jr, Bronny James, Ryan Grande and Dylan Metoyer. Streaming December 17

New Movies and Shows IMDb TV:

  • Little Miss Sunshine (2006) – A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. Streaming December 1

  • Megamind (2010) – Evil genius Megamind finally defeats his do-gooder nemesis, Metro Man, but is left without a purpose in a superhero-free world. Streaming December 1

  • Taken (2009) When his estranged daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former spy (Liam Neeson) sets out to find her at any cost. Relying on his special skills, he tracks down the ruthless gang that abducted her and launches a one-man war to bring them to justice and rescue his daughter. Streaming December 1

  • Angel Falls Christmas (2021) – Ally Morgan (Jessica Lowndes) is a workaholic ER doc struggling for work-life balance with boyfriend, Josh (David Reale). On the night Josh is set to propose, he and Ally have a row about her pulling an extra shift on Christmas Eve which leads to a breakup. Ally is miserable and alone before a chance encounter with a handsome barista, Gabe (Chad Micheal Murray), leads her to fulfill a Christmas bucket list of fun activities she never would have ventured doing on her own. Streaming November 26

Prime Video New in December – Available to Prime members at no additional cost to their membership

December 1


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

Alex Cross (2013)

All Is Lost (2013)

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat (2003)

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

End Of Days (1999)

Guess Who (2005)

Halloween II (1981)

Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982)

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Little Women (1994)

Mistletoe Mixup (2021)

Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)

Pineapple Express (2008)

Pineapple Express (Unrated) (2008)

Ronin (1998)

Sleepless In Seattle (1993)

Soul Surfer (2011)

Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)

The Hunt For Red October (1990)

The Proposal (2009)

The Royal Tenenbaums (2002)

The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Usual Suspects (1995)

The Waterboy (1998)

Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys (2008)

Under The Tuscan Sun (2003)

What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)

White As Snow (2021)


A Discovery of Witches: Season 1 (AMC+)

A House Divided: Season 1 (ALLBLK)

Believe (2016) (UP Faith & Family)

Bonanza: Season 1 (Best Westerns Ever)

Brad Meltzer’s Decoded: Season 1 (HISTORY Vault)

Christmas Everlasting (2020) (Hallmark Movies Now)

Hallmark Drama’s Christmas Cookie Matchup: Season 1 (Hallmark Movies Now)

Hostages: Season 1 (Topic)

My Crazy Ex: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)

Roadkill: Season 1 (MotorTrend)

Sanford: Seasons 1-2

Sanford And Son: Seasons 1-6

Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas (2014) (Hallmark Movies Now)

The Gulf: Season 1 (Acorn TV)

The Jeffersons: Seasons 1-11

The Perfect Wedding Match (2021) (UP Faith & Family)

The Tom & Jerry Show: Season 1 (Boomerang)

When Calls the Heart: Home for Christmas: Season 7 (Hallmark Movies Now)

December 3


Joe Bell (2020)

We Are X (2016)


*Harlem – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 8


*FC Bayern – Behind the Legend – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 9


*The Ferragnez – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 10


*Encounter – Amazon Original Movie (2021)


*LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico – Amazon Original Series: Season 3

*The Expanse – Amazon Original Series: Season 6

December 12


A Christmas Star (2021)

December 16


Theory Of Everything (2014)

December 17


Boxing Day (2021)

Christmas Is Cancelled (2021)


*With Love – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 19


Joy for Christmas (2021)

December 20


Who You Think I Am (2021)

December 21


*Being The Ricardos – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

December 23


*Yearly Departed – Amazon Original Special (2021)

December 31


Lady Of The Manor (2021)

Time Is Up (2021)

IMDb TV New in December – Available for free, no Prime membership needed.


December 1

Bewitched S3

Silent Witness S1-21

December 3

*Alex Rider – IMDb TV Original: Season 2

December 10

*Play-Doh Squished – IMDb TV Original: Holiday-themed Special

December 17

*UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers – IMDb TV Original: Season 2


November 26

Angel Falls Christmas (2021)

December 1

Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Alpha & Omega: Journey to Bear Kingdom (2017)

Alpha & Omega: The Big Fureeze (2016)

American Assassin (2017)

Annie (2014)

Beowulf (2007)

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Chef (2014)

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Ender’s Game (2013)

Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Funny People (2009)

Galaxy Quest (1999)

John Tucker Must Die (2006)

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Letters to Juliet (2010)

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Marmaduke (2010)

Masterminds (2016)

Maverick (1994)

Megamind (2010)

Mr. Deeds (2002)

Nacho Libre (2006)

Norm of the North (2015)

Norm of the North: Family Vacation (2020)

Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (2018)

Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure (2019)

Our Family Wedding (2010)

Phat Girlz (2006)

RED 2 (2013)

Santa Who? (2000)

Selma (2014)

Seraphim Falls (2006)

Taken (2008)

That’s My Boy (2012)

The Great Outdoors (1988)

The Jackal (1997)

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

The Last Song (2010)

The Prestige (2006)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Vow (2012)

Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

December 5

A Lot Like Christmas (2021)

December 8

Triple 9 (2016)

December 10

Child’s Play (2019)

December 18

When Hope Calls Christmas (2021)

December 31

Escape Plan (2013)

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Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.