Transparent 2

Amazon renews Transparent for 2nd season

The series, created by Jill Soloway and starring Jeffrey Tambor, has become the top-ranked series on Prime Instant Video, Amazon says.
October 9, 2014

Amazon announced on Thursday that it has greenlit a second season of its original series Transparent.

Season one debuted on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the U.S. the U.K. on Sept. 26, and has since become the top-ranked series on the service, according to the company, with nearly 80% of all viewers binge-watching on 2 or more episodes in the same day.

Written, directed and executive-produced by Jill Soloway (Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under), Transparent is a dramedy about a quirky L.A. family starring Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Amy Landecker (Louie), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Jay Duplass (Togetherness) and Judith Light (Dallas).

Transparent was one of 6 shows greenlit from Amazon’s second pilot season earlier this year, along with the hour-long dramas The After and Bosch; the half-hour dramedy Mozart in the Jungle and and the children’s shows Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street and Wishenpoof! 

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