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    Amazon Renews 'Alpha House,' Orders Six Series including Chris Carter's 'The After' & Michael Connelly's 'Bosch'

    John Goodman's coming back. Chris Carter still thinks the truth is out there, and Harry Bosch rises from the pages of a novel all thanks to Amazon.

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    Why Amazon's Original Series May Be More Successful (If Less Interesting) Than Netflix's

    As soon as Amazon announced its first round of original series, thoughts were drawn to Netflix and its big year of introducing shows of its own, starting with "House of Cards." Parallels between the two companies were quickly drawn -- and understandably so.

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    The Double Standards for TV's Male and Female Politicians

    The storylines of female-politican characters on 'Scandal' and 'Alpha House' are a clear and sometimes funny reminder of why men can take higher office for granted, while women still have to work twice as hard for half the respect.

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    Will Its Mild Debut Comedy Series 'Alpha House' Make Enough of a Splash for Amazon Studios?

    Both Netflix and Amazon turned to D.C. for their first big ventures into original programming. What better signal of your substance and relevance (if not, perhaps, your youthful appeal) than to skewer the world of American politics in your inaugural series?

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: British Dystopias, Amazon's First Original Comedy and Hugh Jackman in 'Oklahoma!'

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Amazon Sets Premiere Dates For Original Comedies 'Alpha House' and 'Betas,' Won't Follow Netflix Releasing Model

    Amazon will make its official entry into the world of original programming this month with the launches of "Alpha House" and "Betas," its first two comedy series.

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    Amazon's First Original Comedy Series Will Be Garry Trudeau's 'Alpha House' and the Silicon Valley-Set 'Betas'

    In April, Amazon Studios posted the pilots for eight original comedies and six original kids' shows in what was declared an internet-style disruption of the traditional network pilot season. Instead of executives having the sole power to choose which projects were ordered to series, the consumers wo...

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    Watch: Bill Murray's Expletive Filled Cameo On Amazon's 'Alpha House' With John Goodman

    Given the events last week, chances are that you missed the fact that Amazon has released the pilots of over a dozen shows last Friday and while its the TV version of “Zombieland” that’s been grabbing all the attention, it’s "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau’s political comedy “Alpha House” that ha...

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    John Goodman Joins Amazon Studio's Political Comedy 'Alpha House'

    Making a political comedy? There is probably no better person to wield a pen on the subject than "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau. And indeed, he's been tapped to pen "Alpha House," one of six new projects Amazon Studios are ramping up, and they've landed a big name to join.

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