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musical comedy

Amazon axes Zombieland, Browsers TV pilots; picks up two others

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Amazon has cancelled two television pilots, after poor screenings. The television version of Zombieland will not be made into a series by the internet retailer, nor will Bebe Neuwirth's musical comedy Browsers about interns at a Huffington Post-esque website. Amazon has picked up John Goodman's Washington DC satire Alpha House,...
Amazon axes Zombieland, Browsers TV pilots; picks up two others

Amazon Studios taps the Onion, Daily Show writers and more for first comedy pilots

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Amazon Studios, Amazon’s film production division, will produce pilots for six original comedy series, the company announced Thursday — including shows from the Onion, “Doonesbury” writer Garry Trudeau and Daily Show writer David Javerbaum. In May, Amazon Studios invited developers to submit proposals for original children’s and comedy shows. Creators get $10,000...
Amazon Studios taps the Onion, Daily Show writers and more for first comedy pilots

Amazon Studios greenlights its first 6 pilot episodes, to be available for free on Instant Video

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Amazon’s media production arm, Amazon Studios has today announced that it will produce pilots for six original comedy series from a mixture of established names and fresh talent. The pilots pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video for Amazon customers to watch for free, with viewer feedback helping to decide determine...
Amazon Studios greenlights its first 6 pilot episodes, to be available for free on Instant Video
Amazon announces six original TV show pilots, asks customers to rate them

Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series

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Just like a regular TV network, Amazon ordered up a bunch of pilot shows this year, and will end up making a series out of some of them. Unlike a TV network, Amazon has asked the Internet to watch and rate its test shows, and has said the input will...
Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series

South Park creators team with Avenue Q co-creator for Mormon Broadway musical

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"South Park" co-creators Matt Stone (L) and Trey Parker (R) are teaming up with "Avenue Q" co-creator Robert Lopez to develop a Mormon-themed Broadway musical. "The Book of Mormon" will open in March, 2011. It's not a South Park musical, but in the great tradition of South Park "ripping on...
South Park creators team with Avenue Q co-creator for Mormon Broadway musical

Amazon Looks For Its "Seinfeld", And Asks For Your Help

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Like Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu, Amazon is taking a stab at making its own Web video, starting with sitcoms and kids’ shows. Here’s the first foray from Jeff Bezos and company — an order for a half-dozen sitcom pilots, some of which involve people you’ve heard of: Alpha House, about...
Amazon Looks For Its "Seinfeld", And Asks For Your Help
'Huffington Post-esque' website to be the setting for Amazon musical comedy series

Amazon Wants To Be HBO, Too

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Amazon has commissioned a series of big-budget, web-only shows as it takes on Netflix in the battle to capitalise on the growing appetite for watching programmes on smartphones, tablets and internet-enabled televisions. The online retailer is producing at least 11 pilots - starring big names such as John Goodman and...
Amazon Wants To Be HBO, Too
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Amazon is producing six comedy sitcoms and wants you to choose the best ones

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There were rumblings earlier this year about Amazon producing its own original TV content, and now the online retail giant is pulling back the curtains on its plans for six original comedy series. A product of Amazon Studios, the original film and series production arm of Amazon, the six pilot shows include...
Amazon is producing six comedy sitcoms and wants you to choose the best ones
Amazon Studios Picks Up "Alpha House" Comedy Series Starring John Goodman, Gives "Zombieland" The Axe

Amazon Studios reportedly close to greenlighting first series, a musical comedy set at a news blog

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Amazon is close to greenlighting its first original content deal, a comedy series called Browsers, reports Variety. The series was originally developed for CBS but then was shopped to Amazon by production company Netco. The project is a single-camera affair that is set in the offices of what is said...
Amazon Studios reportedly close to greenlighting first series, a musical comedy set at a news blog

Rumor has it: Amazon to launch original musical comedy series

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The Web giant is looking to debut its first original TV series called "Browsers," which is about four interns working in a Huffington Post-like newsroom, according to Variety. [Read more]...
Rumor has it: Amazon to launch original musical comedy series
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