Amazon has officially released the company’s first original series, called Alpha House. The story picks up when the Senate is in session and the senators are back with an eleven-episode season filled with the outrageous—and sometimes all-too-real—follies of Washington politics. The first three episodes of Alpha House debut today for all customers to enjoy. Remaining episodes will become available weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Prime Instant Video. As always, customers are invited to watch, enjoy and tell Amazon what they think of the series.
“We are incredibly excited to make our very first original series available to Amazon customers. Our goal has always been to create shows that customers will love and we can’t wait to see Alpha House come to life,” said Roy Price, Director of Amazon Studios. “Creator Garry Trudeau and the amazing cast of Alpha House have delivered a humor-packed first season that doesn’t skip a beat.”
Starting today, the first three episodes of Alpha House are available to all Amazon customers for free via Amazon Instant Video on Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Roku, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii, Wii U, hundreds of other connected devices, and online at After today, one new episode of Alpha House will become available each Friday, exclusively on Prime Instant Video, with episode four available on November 22.
Alpha House, which was written by Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau and produced by Trudeau, Elliot Webb and Jonathan Alter, is a comedy about four senators (John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy) who rent a house together in Washington DC. The roomies are joined by Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy), Wanda Sykes (Curb Your Enthusiasm), and Julie White (Go On).
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