The Onion Presents: The News

'Arrested Development's' Jeffrey Tambor to Amazon Pilot 'The Onion Presents: The News'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2013 @ 12:30 PM
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Amazon has recently gone about recruiting some big names for its six upcoming comedy pilots, including the larger-than-life John Goodman and former 'Frasier' star Bebe Neuwirth, but its latest casting might be the most 'Arresting' development yet. Fresh off Netflix's upcoming 'Arrested Development' reunion, fellow streaming service-turned original content provider Amazon has recruited Jeffrey Tambor for a starring role in upcoming series 'The Onion Presents: The News,' but will it interfere with other projects?

Amazon Greenlights Six Original Pilots, Which Will You Choose?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 21, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
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With streaming services becoming all the more the rage, along with new havens for original programming, we'd been hearing that Amazon would soon take the leap into developing its own content. But why choose for themselves what to produce? The internet marketplace juggernaut has greenlit 6 original pilots from various producers, including Kristen Schaal ('Bob's Burgers,' '30 Rock'), Kevin Sussman and John Ross Bowie ('The Big Bang Theory'), and your choice will determine which gets produced!