Top 30 Best Prime Video TV Shows of All Time

By Ricky Valero
Published: January 24, 2023 (Last updated: 4 weeks ago)
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Keep this list handy as we celebrate and list what is deemed the Top 30 Highest Rated and Best Prime Video TV Shows of All Time.

Since 2016, Prime Video has launched worldwide and has added many series to its original library. In 2023, the streaming service will have over 26,000 movies and nearly 3,000 streaming shows, making Prime Video one of the world’s most extensive streaming libraries. In fact, the streaming giant has almost ten times the content as its rival, Netflix. However, Prime Video has been building quite a portfolio when it comes to original content, including original series. 

At Ready Steady Cut, we are constantly challenged to find the Best and Highest Rated Prime Video TV Shows of All Time. If you are still deciding what to watch next, keep this list handy. We’ve used Rotten Tomatoes as the benchmark, but we will also share the IMDb rating to give you a sense of difference in objectivity. On top of this, if we have reviewed it on our site, we will also share the review with you. 

We will update this page every two months so audiences can keep up to date on the latest best, and most popular Netflix shows as part of their subscription.

Last Updated: May 8th, 2023

The Top 30 Highest-Rated Prime Video TV Shows of All Time

30. The Wilds (2020)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “The introduction of the boys is a failed experiment, and unfortunately, apart from a few good moments and an interesting finale, season 2 is a wasted continuation that offers very little.”

Official Premise: 

“Teenage girls from radically different backgrounds find themselves stranded on a remote island, unaware they’ve just become the subjects of an elaborate social experiment.”

Cast: Rachel Griffiths, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause, Reign Edwards

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

29. As We See It (2022)

Eric Deggans of NPR writes, “Katims has created an emotional, touching series that gives each character a compelling, empathetic storyline. Along the way, he’s provided an important example of how TV can improve its depiction of characters on the spectrum.”

Official Premise: 

“Jack, Harrison, and Violet, three roommates on the autism spectrum, strive to get and keep jobs, make friends, fall in love, and navigate a world that eludes them.”

Cast: Rick Glassman, Albert Rutecki, Sue Ann Pien, Sosie Bacon, Chris Pang

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

IMDB Rating:  8.1/10

28. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “Very aptly described, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel manages to have an entire host of delightful surprises.”

Official Premise: 

“After her husband leaves her, young mother of two Miriam “Midge” Maisel discovers that she has a talent for stand-up comedy. Could this be her calling?”

Cast: Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, Marin Hinkle

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10

27. Red Oaks (2014)

Ben Travers of Indiewire proclaims Red Oaks to be “…delightful and whip-smart comedy, there’s a case to be made for “Red Oaks” as the most significant nostalgia-infused TV series currently streaming.”

Official Premise: 

“A coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end–and the future begins.”

Cast: Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer, Oliver Cooper, Paul Reiser, Alexandra Socha

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

26. The Tick (2016)

Ben Edlund’s 33-year odyssey of developing his comic book The Tick (1986) ended in 2019. This updated version of his cult-classic 2001 series (in which director Barry Sonnenfeld called the pilot his best directorial effort) of the same name starring Seinfeld legend Patrick Warburton streamed on Prime Video for two seasons before finally coming to an end in 2019 when Amazon announced the cancelation.

Official Premise: 

“In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with no superpowers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.”

Cast: Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez, Brendan Hines

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

Matthew Aguilar of ComicBook.com says, “The Tick continues to ooze charm and personality, but also manages to push its cast in new and often hilarious directions. The Tick wears its heart on its sleeve, and we can’t help but love him for it.”

25. Paper Girls (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “Not overly exciting and too tame in many episodes. However, Paper Girls may satisfy a younger audience who are more willing to overlook some of the show’s silly moments.”

Official Premise: 

“In the early morning hours after Halloween 1988, four paper girls are out on their delivery route when they become caught in the crossfire between warring time-travelers, changing the course of their lives forever.”

Cast: Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Sofia Rosinsky, Fina Strazza, Ali Wong

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

IMDB Rating: 7.310

24. The Summer I Turned Pretty (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “A mediocre teen romance with memorable moments, but overall doesn’t quite sit right, with its toxic obsession over the image and the upper-class elite.”

Official Premise: 

“A girl is caught in a love triangle between two brothers as she deals with her first love and first heartbreak during the perfect summer.”

Cast: Lola Tung, Jackie Chung, Rachel Blanchard, Christopher Briney, Gavin Casalegno

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

23. Patriot (2015)

The black comedy stars Michael Dorman, who plays the role of an intelligence officer named John Tavner. The series was a solid performer for the steaming giant, lasting two seasons and spanning 18 episodes, and was created by Steve Conrad (Wrestling Earnest Hemingway, The Pursuit of Happyness).

Official Premise: 

“Follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner, whose latest assignment–to prevent Iran from going nuclear–requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous, non-official cover.”

Cast: Michael Dorman, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Chernus, Kathleen Munroe, Aliette Opheim

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

22. Reacher (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “Amazon’s Reacher adaptation is the one we’ve been waiting for and deserve. Lee Child’s hands-on involvement allows the series never to forget the book’s deadpan wit and killer twists that made Child’s novel famous.

Official Premise: 

“Jack Reacher, a veteran military police investigator, has recently entered civilian life when he is falsely accused of murder.”

Cast: Alan Ritchson, Willa Fitzgerald, Malcolm Goodwin, Marc Bendavid, Willie C. Carpenter

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

21. The Boys (2019)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: “A darkly comic, lightning fast, and bloodstained ride.”

Official Premise: 

“A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers.”

Cast: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10

20. Mozart in the Jungle (2014)

Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder calls Mozart in the Jungle “One of the funniest, most charming comedies going. You could do far worse than spend a portion of a winter weekend submitting to its serenade.”

Official Premise: 

“Love, money, ambition, and music intertwine in Mozart in the Jungle, a half hour comedic drama that looks at finding yourself and finding love while conquering New York City. A brash new maestro Rodrigo stirs up the New York Symphony as young oboist Hailey hopes for her big chance.”

Cast: Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke, Malcolm McDowell, Saffron Burrows, Bernadette Peters

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

19. A League of Their Own (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series: A League of Their Own is sharp, nuanced, and multilayered with constant surprises. Round the bases for this modern update of a comedy classic.”

Official Premise: 

“The series, set in 1943, is about the formation of the Rockford Peaches, a women’s team in the nascent All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. While her husband is away at war, Carson Shaw leaves her small-town life to pursue her dream of playing professional baseball.”

Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Will Graham, Hailey Wierengo, Desta Tedros Reff, Jamie Babbit

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

18. Zero Zero Zero (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Gripping, tense and riddled with plot twists and darkness, ZeroZeroZero Season 1 could be Amazon Prime’s Narcos — a tantalizing story from start to finish.”

Official Premise:

“A cocaine shipment makes its way to Europe, starting from the moment a powerful cartel of Italian criminals decides to buy it, to its journeys through Mexico, to its shipment across the Atlantic Ocean.

Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Dane DeHaan, Gabriel Birne

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

17. The Underground Railroad (2021)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the series:  “A towering achievement, The Underground Railroad is exquisite, masterful television, and a must-see for everyone.”

Official Premise: 

“After escaping a Georgia plantation, Cora boards a train embarking on a harrowing trip as she seeks true freedom while being hunted by a notorious slave catcher.”

Cast: Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Pierre, Amber Gray

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

16. Forever (2018)

Ian Crouch from the New Yorker called Forever “A profound exploration of the wondrous perils of falling in love.”

Official Premise: 

“June and Oscar live a comfortable but very predictable suburban wedded life when suddenly they find themselves in a completely otherworldly situation, raising questions about love and marriage in the afterlife.”

Cast: Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

15. One Mississippi (2015)

Katherine Singh of Refinery 29 calls One Mississippi “Another semi-autobiographical gem.”

Official Premise: 

“This semi-autobiographical dark comedy starring Tig Notaro follows her as she returns to her hometown after the sudden death of her mother. Still reeling from her own declining health problems, Tig struggles to find her footing with the loss of the one person in her life who understood her. All while dealing with her clingy girlfriend and her dysfunctional family.”

Cast: Tig Notaro, Noah Harpster, John Rothman, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Stephanie Allynne

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

14. Sneaky Pete (2015)

Collider’s Allison Keene said, “That’s the thing – Sneaky Pete isn’t reinventing the wheel here. But it is providing a fun, easily binge-able caper.”

Official Premise: 

“A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate Pete and reuniting with Pete’s estranged family, which threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s escaping.”

Cast: Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

13. The Boys Presents: Diabolical (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “The animated anthology series The Boys Presents: Diabolical stays true to its brand. It is a darkly comic, lightning-fast, and bloodstained ride.”

Official Premise:

“A collection of animated short stories that takes place inside The Boys universe.”

Cast: Hugh Grant, Ben Wishaw

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

12. A Very English Scandal (2018)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Immaculately Crafted and endlessly clever.”

Official Premise:

“British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover and forced to stand trial in 1979.”

Cast: Hugh Grant, Ben Wishaw

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

11. Small Axe (2020)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Powerful, immediate, well-observed, and endlessly relevant, Mangrove is a triumphant success.”

Official Premise:

“Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London’s West Indian community between 1969 and 1982.”

Cast: Naomi Ackie,Gary Beadle, Neal Barry

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

10. Undone (2019)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 2:Undone remains ambitious, touching, and beautifully told. A mental health allegory that will move you in unexpected ways and bring a few tears to your eyes. At least, it did to mine.”

Official Premise:

“Undone explores the elastic nature of reality through its central character, Alma. After getting into a nearly fatal car crash, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.”

Cast: Rosa Salazar, Angelique Cabral, Bob Odenkirk, Constance Marie, Siddharth Dhananjay

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

9. Bosch (2014)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed the final season: Bosch was a show fueled by patience, sun-soaked streets, a righteous mindset, and the stoic Titus Welliver. The final season is by far the most suspenseful. It’s that rare show that knew it was time to go but never overstayed its welcome.”

Official Premise: 

“An L.A.P.D. homicide detective works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.”

Cast: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick, Madison Lintz

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

8. Invincible (2021)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Electrifying. There are jump scares, a clear sense of foreboding, and some nifty camera techniques 

Official Premise:

“An adult animated series based on the Skybound/Image comic about a teenager whose father is the most powerful superhero on the planet..”

Cast: Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10

7. Harlem (2021)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: Harlem is a modern and stylish comedy that follows the lives of four ambitious (and brilliantly written) women who live in Harlem, New York.”

Official Premise: 

“Four ambitious best friends, Camille, Tye, Quinn, and Angie, navigate relationships and careers.”

Cast: Grace Byers, Meagan Good, Jerrie Johnson, Shoniqua Shandai, Tyler Lepley

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

6. Class of ‘07 (2023)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: Class of ’07‘s cast is its strongest weapon, keeping this distinctly Aussie take on the survivalist genre fun and funny throughout its entire run.

Official Premise: 

“When an apocalyptic tidal wave hits during the ten-year reunion of an all-girls high school, a group of women must find a way to survive on the island peak of their high school campus.”

Cast: Emily Browning, Megan Smart, Caitlin Stasey

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

5. The Legend of Vox Machina (2021)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 2: “Adult Animation at its finest.”

Official Premise: 

“After saving the realm from evil and destruction at the hands of the most terrifying power couple in Exandria, Vox Machina is faced with saving the world once again-this time, from a sinister group of dragons known as the Chroma Conclave.”

Cast: Lauren Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Ashley Johnson

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

4. The Kids in the Hall (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Hilarious new sketches from the five men in drag who’ve brought more to audiences than just comedy over the years.”

Official Premise: 

“The iconic Canadian sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall return from the dead with a reboot of their ground-breaking sketch series.”

Cast: Dave Foley, Mark McKinney

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

3. The Devil’s Hour (2022)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: The Devil’s Hour is a skilfully crafted series that slowly builds suspense over its first two installments. There’s some great acting on display here, especially from lead Jessica Raine, and enough intrigue to keep viewers watching until the end. A surprisingly creepy offering that has the potential to be a much-talked-about, addictive series.”

Official Premise: 

“A woman wakes up every night at exactly 3:33 am, in the middle of the so-called devil’s hour between 3 am and 4 am.”

Cast: Jessica Raine, Peter Capaldi, Nikesh Patel, Alex Ferns, Barbara Marten

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

2. With Love (2021)

At Ready Steady Cut, we reviewed season 1: “Without even counting its unique concept, its relatability, or its beautifully flawed characters, With Love is simply a love letter to life that any modern family will enjoy.”

Official Premise: 

Siblings Lily and Jorge Diaz are each on a mission to find love and purpose during the holidays.”

Cast: Emeraude Toubia, Mark Indelicato, Rome Flynn, Desmond Chiam, Vincent Rodriguez III

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 7.2/10

1. Fleabag (2016)

Ready Steady Cut calls the second season “The depressingly funny story of Fleabag with a (supposedly) final, brilliant series.”

Official Premise: 

A comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.”

Cast: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Andrew Scott

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

IMDB Rating: 8.7/10

And that completes our list of the Top 30 Highest Rated and Best Prime Video TV Shows of All Time. What’s your favorite in this list? Comment below.

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