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Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ Lands September 26th

Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ Lands September 26th

By Josh Wolford 10 hours ago

Amazon’s next original series, Transparent, will premiere on September 26th. Part of a trio of comedy pilots greenlit last October (alongside Mozart in the Jungle and The Outlaws), Transparent stars Jeffrey Tambor as the transgender patriarch of a family filled …

Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Netflix’s new original series Grace and Frankie has reportedly added another big name. The Hollywood Reporter says that the comedy has signed Law & Order and The Newsroom‘s Sam Waterston for a starring role. Waterston will play the gay husband …

Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with 'Red Oaks' Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with 'Red Oaks'

Amazon’s third round of pilots, inarguably its most promising set of original content yet, has just been finalized with the addition of a new comedy, Red Oaks. Amazon describes it as “a coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s that …

New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media

Amazon Studios has just added another drama to its third round of original pilots. This one’s called Hysteria, and it’s an “hour-long character-driven thriller.” From Amazon’s short description, Hysteria appears to center on some sort of disease or mass panic …

Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available

Amazon’s second original kids series is now up on Prime Instant Video and available to stream. Creative Galaxy, from the creator of Blue’s Clues, was one of three original kids series greenlit during Amazon’s first round of original pilots. The …

Netflix Sci-Fi Series Sense8 Comes Into Focus Netflix Sci-Fi Series Sense8 Comes Into Focus

Until now, the only clue we’d received about the upcoming Netflix original series Sense8 is that it is “a gripping global tale of minds linked and souls hunted.” Intriguing, but far from a clear picture of what we can expect …

Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh. Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh.

As you probably heard, Chelsea Handler’s next talk show-hosting gig after E!’s Chelsea Lately will take place in the world of on-demand streaming – Netflix. Her new show will debut some time in 2016, and according to Netflix will “feature …

Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Grace and Frankie, the upcoming Netflix comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has cast its first male lead – Martin Sheen. Sheen will play a man who plans to leave his wife for another man, who is married …

Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix

As is often the case, the rumors turned out to be anything but lies. Netflix has announced a ‘multi-tiered deal’ with Chelsea Handler, the comedian/talk show host who’s ending her seven-year run with E!’s Chelsea Lately in August. Netflix is …

The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot

Netflix and Scholastic Media have just announced plans to bring a new version of The Magic School Bus to subscribers sometime in 2016. The new series is entitled The Magic School Bus 360, and will contain 26 half-hour episodes. It …

Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City. …

Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead

Nope, it’s not Dexter. Marvel has announced that Charlie Cox is the new Daredevil, set to star in Netflix’s original series based on the “Man Without Fear.” “Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed actor Charlie Cox has joined ‘Marvel’s …

Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for …

Amazon Announces First Batch of Original Kids Shows Amazon Announces First Batch of Original Kids Shows

Amazon Studios has already entered the market with original drama and comedy series geared toward adults, but over the course of the next couple months, they’ll finally give the kiddos something to watch. Amazon plans to debut three new children’s …

Netflix's New Drama Adds Sam Shepard Netflix's New Drama Adds Sam Shepard

The nameless new Netflix original from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler has added another well-respected, veteran actor to the mix. The Hollywood Reporter says that Sam Shepard, whose resume is too vast to condense here, …

New Netflix Series Casts Sissy Spacek New Netflix Series Casts Sissy Spacek

Netflix is quickly adding big names to its upcoming dark family drama from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler – even if they’ve yet to come up with a name for it. According to Deadline, Carrie …

Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has just signed on for a new series based on sci-fi heroine Barbarella, reports Deadline. Barbarella got her start as the title character in an early 60s French comic from author Jean-Claude Forest. In 1968, she hit the …