Transparent, New Dark Family Comedy on Amazon by Jill Soloway About Family and Identity

I don’t think he has cancer.

Transparent, a new dark family comedy series from Amazon created by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under, Afternoon Delight) starring Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker, and Jay Duplass. The show’s tone is similar to Girls, Louie, and Maron.

An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone’s secrets to spill out.

Amazon Originals debuted ten new shows last week, three of them comedies. Ratings from users will help Amazon determine which shows will receive a full season.

Willa Paskin at Slate likened the show as Amazon’s House of Cards. Margaret Lyons at Vulture lauded the show as “wonderful” and “sublime.


Katherine M. Hill
Katherine M. Hill

Katherine is a writer and photographer. She lives in Brooklyn.