Gaby Hoffman records at ButtonsNY, her commentary contribution to Amazon’s Transparent DVD release of Season 1. Transparent is an American comedy-drama television series produced by Picrow for Amazon Studios that debuted on February 6, 2014. The series was created and directed by Jill Soloway. The story revolves around a Los Angeles family and their lives following the discovery that the person they knew as their father Mort (Jeffrey Tambor) is transgender. It was picked up for a full season by Amazon Studios on March 12, 2014 which premiered in full on September 26, 2014. On October 9, 2014, Transparent was renewed for a second season, which will be released in 2015. On January 11, 2015, at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, the show won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, while Jeffrey Tambor won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for his portrayal. This is the first show produced by Amazon Studios to win a major award and the first series from a streaming video service to win a Golden Globe for Best Series.
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