Amazon gets its first major award nominations with Transparent

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Amazon and Netflix are about to square off during Hollywood awards season. Transparent, the acclaimed Amazon original series from Jill Soloway, has earned a Golden Globe nomination for best comedy TV series. It’s the first time Amazon has really broken through with one of its own shows; previous attempts have fallen flat and failed to stand up against network programming and established Netflix hits like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. (The latter was also nominated for best TV comedy.)

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