Amazon have always been a little different to Netflix when it comes to releasing it’s own content. Whereas Netflix give the whole season at once for viewers to gorge on, Amazon drip feeds episodes on a weekly basis. But they have decided that for new show Transparent: they will release the whole 10 episodes of the same day.
Transparent which was announced last year is a dark comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffman, Amy Landecker, Rob Huebel, Judith Light, Henry Simmons and Jay Duplass, and is about an LA family with serious boundary issues who have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone’s secrets to spill out. It
Previously for their first two original launches, Alpha House and Betas, Amazon dripe fed the episodes by making a new one available weekly just like TV networks. Speaking about this particular show for Amazon Studios, Head of Original Programming, Joe Lewis said, “We’ve never looked at it as anything but a continuous piece of five-hour entertainment. I don’t think of it as binging, I just think of it as a five-hour movie.”
All 10 episodes will premiere on the Amazon Prime instant video service sometime in September, although no exact dates have been given.