Dark Comedy Series Gets a Second Season From Amazon

Oct 9, 2014  •  Post A Comment

A dark comedy that has been receiving critical raves will be back for a second season. Variety reports that Amazon Studios has reupped with “Transparent,” from Jill Soloway.

The company said the series has been No. 1 on its Prime Instant Video service since the show debuted two weeks ago, the report notes.

“The show, starring Jeffrey Tambor as a transgendered parent who comes out to his adult kids, is the most-binge-watched show [ever] on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video, according to the company,” the story reports. “Nearly 80% of viewers have watched two or more episodes of ‘Transparent’ in the same day, according to Amazon.”

In a statement, Amazon Studios VP Roy Price said: “Our goal is to create series that customers love, so it’s great to hear that ‘Transparent’ has not only risen to the No. 1 series on Prime Instant Video, but that it’s deemed ‘binge-worthy’ as well. Given all the great feedback, it only makes sense to bring the Pfeffermans back next year in season two.”

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Jeffrey Tambor on “Transparent”

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