Amazon made history at the Golden Globes last night, becoming the first online streaming service to ever take home a Golden Globe for best series, with”Transparent” winning the award for best TV comedy.
“Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor also won best actor for his role as a transgender woman who comes out to her three kids.
Here’s Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holding the award that comes with the more iconic golden statue:
“Transparent” producer Jill Soloway gave Bezos an on-stage shout-out and Tambor also called Amazon his “new best friend.”
This is a big validation for Amazon Studios, the company’s production house, which spent more than $US100 million on original video content in the third quarter of this year.
Watch Soloway accept the award:
“Transparent” was recently renewed for a second season.
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