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Amazon’s Second Pilot Season Takeaway: The Good, the Bad and the ‘Cocked’

For the past two years, Amazon has simultaneously released the first episodes of several original series and called it their “Pilot Season.” (This year, there were thirteen, released in mid-January). Based on that democratic feedback, Amazon decides which pilots to pick up for a full season of episodes. (Ed note: This is how Transparent happened, and Mozart in the Jungle. It was how Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans didn’t happen, sadly. Though we hold out hope!)

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