Amazon has ordered a second season of its original series Transparent, the company announced Thursday.
According to Amazon, the show has broken its Prime Instant Video viewing record and is the most binge-watched TV series on Prime Instant Video with nearly 80 percent of all viewers binging on two or more episodes of the series in the same day.
Mort Pfefferman's entire life has been an identity crisis. A divorced dad of three grown, though not always grown-up, children, melancholy Mort is truly at ease only when in the heretofore secret guise of his feminine alter ego, Maura. In a flashback from 20 years earlier, Maura laments, "No one's ever seen me except me" — a situation that's about to change as the funky younger Pfeffermans slowly get to know the truth about their trans parent in Amazon's Transparent (get it?), creator Jill Soloway's deeply felt, intensely human comedy. This series (available on Amazon Instant Prime starting Friday) should do for Amazon, reputation-wise, what House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black achieved for Netflix. It's at least their equal, with the feel and tone of...
Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffman
Transparent, the new original series from Amazon Studios, is groundbreaking television in every sense of the word. The show follows the Pfefferman family of Los Angeles, anchored by a remarkable performance by Jeffrey Tambor as Maura.
When we first meet Maura, she's Mort, struggling with how to tell her children (played by Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass) that she's going to start living openly as a woman.
Amy Landecker and Jeffrey Tambor
The highly-anticipated comedy Transparent will premiere on Amazon on Sept. 26, the streaming service announced Wednesday.
Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and Johnny Galecki
The new deals for The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco, which pay each $1 million per episode, make them the top-earning actors in TV Guide Magazine's annual survey of stars' salaries. But will the trio be the last to...
Mark Burnett and Paul Reiser
Has NBC pulled the plug on The Paul Reiser Show after airing only two episodes?
According to The Futon Critic, NBC axed the freshman comedy Friday and will be replacing it with repeat episodes of The Office beginning April 28 at 8:30/7:30c.
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The report comes a day after the sitcom, from former...
It probably didn't help that I got an advance copy of this week's hilarious episode of Modern Family. But after laughing fairly continuously for an entire half-hour of farcical mayhem (involving Cam staging a middle-school musical), inspired innuendo (involving an ad Phil plasters on the sides of the family mini-van) and snark-tinged sentiment (involving a visit from Jay's brother), it was especially hard to muster much enthusiasm for the latest sitcom ...
Paul Reiser is returning to television with The Paul Reiser Show, NBC announced Tuesday.
The single-camera comedy will star Reiser as himself debating his next career move after years of being off the air. His hit series Mad About You ended in 1999.
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Rounding out the cast: Amy Landecker (A Serious Man) as his wife, Claire, and Ben Shenkman (Angels in America), Omid Djalili (The Infidel), Duane Martin (All of Us) and Andrew Daly (MADtv) as his unlikely group of friends.