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Discover why everybody is watching Prime Video’s The Boys – the first three episodes are now streaming on the BT Player
BT TV customers can discover why Prime Video’s The Boys is one of the most talked about TV shows – with a special preview of the first three episodes.
The Boys season 2 is one of the most highly anticipated TV events of 2020.
Billy the Butcher, Hughie and The Boys are back for another battle against the super-powered and seriously twisted The Seven - a gang of truly wicked and corrupt superheroes looked after by the rich and powerful Vought business empire.
Season 1 was a phenomenal hit last year for Prime Video and a third season has already been confirmed.
The Guardian described the show as “gleeful, violent and blackly comic, a raucous rocket full of Kryptonite”. Den of Geek said it was “gory, diabolical, and unapologetically blunt with an undercurrent of social commentary.”
And at BT TV, we said: “Rude, lewd and extremely naughty, The Boys is the perfect antidote to the superhero genre overload.”
If you want to know why we’re raving about this wild and outrageous comic book series, we’ve got a taster of the show for BT customers who are thinking about adding Prime Video to their TV package.
The first three episodes of season one are on the BT Player now.
How to watch The Boys on BT TV
The first three episodes of The Boys season 1 are available to watch for free on the BT TV Player for BT TV customers until September 18.
If you are a BT TV customer, just press the BT TV Player button on your remote, choose The Boys and start watching – it’s that simple.
How to watch The Boys on Prime Video
The Boys season 1 is available to stream now for Prime Video customers.
Season 2 begins on Friday, September 4 with the first three episodes released at once.
Add Prime Video to your BT TV package and you can start watching critically-acclaimed and award-winning original series such as The Boys, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and The Marvellous Mrs Maisel - plus a back catalogue of blockbuster movies and popular box sets.
New to Prime Video? You now can add it to your BT TV package online, via contact centres and in BT stores.
Current BT customers adding Prime Video can also do it by using your My BT account
Activate your Prime Video account by following the instructions on your BT Order Confirmation email.
New BT TV customers don't need to wait for an engineer to install your TV and broadband to start watching Prime Video. You can watch all their incredible sport and entertainment on the Prime Video app straight away on any compatible smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.
When is The Boys season 2 released?
The first three episodes of The Boys season 2 launch on Friday, September 4.
Every Friday a new episode will be released, until the epic season finale on October 9.
As an added treat for fans of the series, Prime Video has also revealed a new companion show, Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys, which starts on August 28.
Emmy Award winner Aisha Taylor will host Inside The Boys, which will give fans access behind the scenes and exclusive interviews with the show’s cast.
Why are people excited about The Boys season 2?
The even more intense, more insane Season 2 finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes and desperately trying to regroup and fight back against Vought.
In hiding, Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) try to adjust to a new normal, with Butcher (Karl Urban) nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Starlight (Erin Moriarty) must navigate her place in The Seven as Homelander (Antony Starr) sets his sights on taking complete control.
His power is threatened with the addition of Stormfront (Aya Cash), a social media-savvy new Supe, who has an agenda of her own. On top of that, the Supervillain threat takes center stage and makes waves as Vought seeks to capitalise on the nation’s paranoia.
The Supes of The Seven also include Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott), A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), The Deep (Chace Crawford) and Black Noir (Nathan Mitchell).