Amazon Studios has stopped accepting your TV and movie pitches
If you’re reading this, you’re already too late to submit your script or concept idea to Amazon Studios. Amazon decided to put a stop to its open submission process as of Friday. You used to be able to send scripts and pitches to Amazon Studios for potential development into feature-leng... [Read More]
Woody Allen casts Elaine May, Miley Cyrus to star alongside him in six-episode Amazon series
Woody Allen shared the Broadway stage with Elaine May -- although not onstage together, technically -- as writers in 2011 for "Relatively Speaking," a collection of one-act plays. Allen did cast the legendary May back in 2000 for his movie, Small Time Crooks. And he's turning back the clock once mor... [Read More]
Amazon orders Tig Notaro’s “Big Mississippi” and two other new comedies, renews “Red Oaks”
Christmas came early to the latest batch of pilot contenders for Amazon Studios, as the retail giant that's now an award-winning competitor to the other streaming, cable and broadcast TV networks has ordered three new comedies, including Tig Notaro's Big Mississippi, and also renewed rookie 1980s th... [Read More]
Amazon Will Premiere Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s ‘Catastrophe’ on Facebook
Last month, Amazon picked up Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe to premiere in the US, but they’re taking an alternative approach when they debut the series later this month. According to THR, Amazon will premiere the pilot episode on its Facebook page instead o... [Read More]
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan's 'Catastrophe' Is Coming to Amazon
by Megh Wright Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan's new Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe is coming to the States. Variety reports that Amazon has signed a deal with the show to stream exclusively on Prime Instant Video starting this spring. The series is currently in the middle of its six-episode first seaso... [Read More]
Amazon to Stream 'Transparent' for Free This Saturday
by Megh Wright If you're not an Amazon Prime member, you can still check out the streaming network's Golden Globe-winning original series Transparent this weekend. Amazon announced today that all ten episodes of Transparent's debut season will be available to view for free this Saturday, January 24t... [Read More]
Woody Allen signs deal with Amazon Studios for streaming TV series
Someone told Woody Allen that all of these bad headlines surrounding Bill Cosby meant it was a good time to come back out into the spotlight? Amazon Studios today announced a deal with Allen for a full season of Untitled Woody Allen Project, a half-hour series and Allen's first, which he'l... [Read More]
Woody Allen signs deal with Amazon Studios for streaming TV series
Someone told Woody Allen that all of these bad headlines surrounding Bill Cosby meant it was a good time to come back out into the spotlight? Amazon Studios today announced a deal with Allen for a full season of Untitled Woody Allen Project, a half-hour series and Allen's first, which he'l... [Read More]
Amazon's Next Round of Pilots Premiere Next Week
by Megh Wright Last year Amazon Studios added a new batch of pilots for series consideration, and today the streaming network announced that they'll be available for viewing on Amazon Instant Video next Thursday, January 15th. The pilot lineup includes projects with Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit, Brett... [Read More]