Amazon’s new Transparent series has been seeing record downloads so they’ve ordered a second season of the dark comedy that stars Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker, and Jay Duplass.
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“Transparent” Debut Smashes Prime Instant Video Records – Amazon Studios Orders Season Two
Prime Members and Critics Agree, Transparent is this Fall’s Best New Show – Earns 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer
SEATTLE — Oct. 9, 2014 — (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon Original Series Transparent is already breaking records. In just over a week since its debut, the critically acclaimed dark comedy, created by Jill Soloway (Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) and starring Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Judith Light (Dallas), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Amy Landecker (Louie) and Jay Duplass (Togetherness), is the no. 1 ranked series on Prime Instant Video since the show’s launch. Also proving popular among critics, the new show clocked in a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes with a 98 percent critic rating, and a 91 metascore on Metacritic, making Transparent one of TV’s top three highest ranked, currently airing shows. Due to the overwhelming success of the show, and the incredibly positive viewer response, Amazon Studios has greenlit a second season of Transparent, to air in 2015.