The Emmys come only but once a year. And this year's looks to be more diverse than ever, comedy wise that is. The usual suspects like Veep are there but then newcomers like Samantha Bee and Pamela Aldon join the fun. The Emmys air on Sunday, September 17th at 8 PM. Stephen Colbert will host so we know who's not winning his award...(jk I don't know).
Comedy pilots move faster through Hollywood than botox injections. Now that I've dated myself with that terrible joke, I can get to the news. Last year, Amazon ordered 10 pilots with only a few making it to series. This year they are being a little bit more judicious.
Splitsider reports that the first season of the Jeffrey Tambor driven Transparent will debut its entire first season on September 26th. The show is penned by Jill Soloway who wrote for The Oblongs, The Steve Harvey Show, and Six Feet Under.
transparent will also feature Kathryn Hahn, Carrie Brownstein, and many others. Prime members can still watch the pilot for free.