Earlier this year, Parks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur wrapped up the final season of The Good Place, his brilliant series about what happens to a group of people after they die. Now the other co-creator of Parks and Rec, Greg Daniels, is premiering his own show about the afterlife – but this one has a technological twist.
Daniels’ new Amazon Prime Video series, Upload, is a science fiction comedy about a dying man whose consciousness is uploaded into a virtual reality environment. Trust me, it’s funnier than that description makes it sound. Check out the trailer below.
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During her executive session for the Television Critics Association, Head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke, addressed the fifth season of Transparent. But Amazon also took the time to talk about some of their new shows, such as a horror anthology series from Master of None co-star and writer Lena Waite, another anthology series from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, a new comedy series from The Office creator Greg Daniels and more. Read More »
More often than not, TV show pilots aren’t made available to the public until the show has been picked up as a series. But Amazon has bucked tradition and taken to uploading their completed pilots to Amazon Prime Video for everyone to see. This enabled audiences to provide feedback into which pilots they might want to see nab a full series order. But those days may be numbered. Amazon is now considering nixing that idea entirely, and hiding their pilots away the way a miser hides his riches. The era of Amazon pilots might be over.
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