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Amazon Pilots Review: A Lifeless Zombieland But Those Who Can't Can
Amazon Studios has posted eight new comedy pilots at Amazon.com, which they are allowing viewers to watch and leave their feedback before the studio decides which of these projects will go to series. The greenlit projects will eventually go on to become part of Amazon Prime's original streaming content. We're taking a look at all of them and sharing our thoughts on each of them this weekend. Here are the final two reviews, Zombieland and Those Who Can't.
Amazon Pilots Review: Betas Endears While Supanatural Is A Hot Mess
Pilots are notoriously unreliable at explaining exactly what a show will bring to the table over the long haul, but the good news is that Betas, even in its early moments, never seems like a waste of time. Itís a charming comedy with plenty of unique characters (including a zany computer mogul played by Ed Begley, Jr.), and if fans give it a shot, it even has the potential to be very good.
Amazon Pilots Review: Alpha House Shows Great Promise, Onion News Empire Not So Much
Four Republican Senators, ranging from very experienced to brand new, live in a house together to cut down on life clutter and expenses. Obviously, the premise is rife with comedic possibilities and potential shenanigans. Fortunately or unfortunately, itís also rife with partisan politics too.
Amazon Pilots Review: Dark Minions And Browsers Deliver Villains, Interns And Laughs
Amazon Studios has posted eight new comedy pilots at Amazon.com, which they are allowing viewers to watch and leave their feedback before the studio decides which of these projects will go to series. The greenlit projects will eventually go on to become part of Amazon Prime's original streaming content. We're taking a look at all of them and sharing our thoughts on each of them this weekend. Here are the reviews for Browsers and Dark Minions.
Zombieland, Betas And Other Amazon Pilots Now Available To Watch And Review
Amazon's doing things a little bit differently than network television. Rather than making their series orders before presenting the chosen shows to viewers, they're turning their site into one big focus group in giving the public a look at the goods before any decisions are made on which pilots will go to series. Today, Amazon made fourteen pilots available for viewing through Amazon Instant Video.
Zombieland Trailer Arrives, Full Pilot To Be Made Available At Amazon
Following word that Amazon has given the official green light to the Zombieland pilot comes a trailer for the potential TV series, which would be available for Amazon Prime subscribers through the services streaming video feature, should it go to series. Like the film on which this TV project is based, this trailer sells zombies and humor, though I'm not sure it manages to match the tone of the film, but that may just be the trailer's miss and not a full reflection of the finished product. Or I'm just trying to be optimistic because I really want this comedy to work.
Zombieland TV Pilot Gets Official Green Light From Amazon, Lead Cast Confirmed
Zombieland may be a TV series soon enough! That in itself isn't really news. We've known that there's been a Zombieland pilot in development since January. But until today, Amazon hasn't gone on the record as being the studio behind the TV show follow-up to the popular zombie horror-comedy. film. Not only did Amazon announce that they've given the pilot the green light, which is in production, but they've also confirmed the cast for the project, which joins the other six comedy pilots and six children's pilots in the works at Amazon Studios.
Bent's Margo Harshman And 3 More Join Amazon Studios Comedy Pilot Beta
Among the pilots in development for Amazon Studios is Betas, a comedy about a group of socially awkward mega-geeks who are on the verge of creating the next must-have app. Four actors have boarded the project, three of whom will play the mentioned computer geeks, while Bent's Margo Harshman has signed on to play the female lead.
Under The Dome Episodes To Be Available On Amazon Prime Days After They Air
Amazon lets you purchase and download or stream new episodes of some current series about a day after they air. The Prime service offers a limited selection of older films and TV shows, which can be viewed as frequently as subscribers wish and is included in the cost of the Prime subscription. The deal Amazon and CBS have struck for the network's upcoming series adaptation of Stephen King's Under the Dome sounds like the best of both features.
Cheers' Bebe Neuwirth Joins Amazon Pilot Browsers
Amazon is looking to classic 80ís comedy Cheers for the star of one of its first attempts at original programming. Bebe Neuwirth has reportedly been tapped to star in the pilot for Browsers, and word is she isnít the only 80ís sitcom star who has been approached by the online retail giant turned streaming service.
Zombieland TV Show Reportedly In Development At Amazon
Just last week, we shared some updated information on the potential Zombieland TV series. With news that the project was possibly in the casting project, we were left to wonder if we might be hearing further updates on the status, including where it might land. Today, just such an update has arrived and it looks like Amazon could be the
Amazon Prime To Add TV Shows From A&E, Bio, History And Lifetime
Clear your schedules Amazon Prime subscribers. The internet store's subscription service has reportedly inked a deal with A+E Networks to include their series on the site's Prime streaming video service. For paying subscribers of Amazon Prime, that means the opportunity to marathon all of the Dance Moms and Storage Wars they can handle.
Onion News Scripted Comedy Among The 6 Pilots In Production At Amazon Studios
It's a great time of year to be an Amazon Prime subscriber. The included free two-day shipping perk for Prime-eligible items ensures a speedy delivery for gifts, which makes online shopping even easier and oftentimes more cost efficient than other methods of shopping. But fast shipping is only one of the things Prime subscribers get for their $79 a year. Also included is access to the Kindle Owner's Lending Library (for Kindle owners) and the Netflix-like streaming video service, which will soon include original programming.
Wonder Woman Casting Search For The CW's Amazon Could Be Underway Soon
The search is on for the actress who could be the next small screen Wonder Woman. The CWís project in development right now, Amazon is still working on a script, but theyíve also launched a casting search for the woman who will play the young Wonder Woman in the origin story.
Wonder Woman Origin Story In Development For The CW
Growing up in the 80's, reruns of Wonder Woman put Lynda Carter high on the list of some of the coolest females on TV at the time (alongside Lindsay Wagner and She-Ra. Also Jo from The Facts of Life). NBC nearly brought the character back last year, but the David E. Kelley pilot wasn't pick dup to series. But the DC Comics character may be making her way back to television after all, this time around at the CW with an origin story.