This is Going to Hurt, a BBC and AMC co-production, premieres in the U.S. on Thursday, June 2, on AMC+ and Sundance Now. The series is based on the non-fiction memoir by Adam Kay, who also wrote and created the show. It follows the hilarious and joyful highs and painful lows of life for doctors on a gynecology and obstetrics ward. Ben Whishaw and Ambika Mod star as Adam Kay and Shruti Acharya, two mid-level doctors working their way through the hospital hierarchy in the early 2000s. Through audience direct-address, they add compelling, intimate insight into the overwhelmingly exhausting, incredible, and life-and-death moments of their days. Read on to learn how to stream the seven-episode first season of This is Going to Hurt without cable.
- When Does This is Going to Hurt Premiere: This is Going to Hurt premieres on Thursday, June 2.
- How Many Episodes: There are seven episodes in This is Going to Hurt.
- Where to Watch This is Going to Hurt: This is Going to Hurt is available on AMC+ and Sundance Now.
How to Watch This is Going to Hurt
This is Going to Hurt on AMC+
You can watch This is Going to Hurt directly through the Prime Video App, Roku Channel, and Apple TV Channels if you subscribe to AMC+. Subscriptions to AMC+ are free for 7-days; after that, it is $8.99 a month, which includes ad-free access to shows on AMC, BBC America, Shudder, SundanceTV, and IFC. You can watch This is Going to Hurt through AMC+ using the following methods.
Prime Video Channels: First, sign up for AMC+ on Prime Video Channels through your Amazon account. Then you can download the Prime Video App to your supported device and sign in with your Amazon account, and The latest episodes of This is Going to Hurt will be available for you to watch through the Prime Video App.
The Roku Channel: While the Prime Video app is available on Roku devices, users of the Roku Channel can sign up for AMC+ through the Roku Channels App. You can do so through the Roku Channel app interface.
Apple TV Channels: While the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV, users may choose to sign up for AMC+ through the Apple TV channels interface.
For more information, see our review of AMC+.
This is Going to Hurt on Sundance Now
Sundance Now is a newer streaming service focused on compelling storytelling, with a robust collection of independent cinema, international television, and a heavy focus on true crime. Based on the Sundance Institute and Film Festival, it aims to bring to home viewers these unique voices and stories found in independent filmmaking.
Sundance Now costs either $4.99 or $6.99 per month, depending on whether a subscriber takes a monthly or annual subscription to the service. While the normal monthly cost is $6.99 per month, subscribers can opt to pay an annual subscription price of $59.88, which equates to $4.99 per month. Sundance Now offers a 7-day Free Trial.
The service can be streamed online at Sundancenow.com, or via apps for iOS and Google devices, on Roku, Xbox One, and Amazon Fire. It is also available as an add-on subscription through YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Amazon.
For more information, see our review of Sundance Now.