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Amazon has set September for a comedy series launch with four shows, including Woody Allen’s highly anticipated and newly revealed title Crisis in Six Scenes.
The streaming service revealed the title of the Woody Allen series, which stars the director himself, Miley Cyrus and Elaine May, today at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Their 2016 awards were announced last night.
Amazon’s launch takes direct aim at network programming by using this early fall period for their shows and is looking to make September the ‘comedy month’ for Amazon by dropping four new series’ in a row right at the networks kick off their 2016-2017 fall season.
Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi kicks off the debuts on Sept. 9th.
Fleabag, from Phoebe Waller-Bridge, will premiere on Sept. 16th.
The third season of the Emmy-winning Transparent drops on Sept. 23 (much earlier than its December bows).
Woody Allen’s Crisis in Six Scenes lands on Sept. 30th.