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Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season

Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season

Amazon has ordered a second season of "Transparent," its half-hour comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as a retired professor and transgender woman who comes out to her family later in life. 

The series was created by Jill Soloway, formerly a writer on "Six Feet Under" and "United States of Tara," and co-stars Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass as Tambor's character's three self-involved (and frequently self-destructive) children, and Judith Light as his ex-wife. Though it is not strictly autobiographical, "Transparent" was