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Amazon's 'Transparent' series free for nonsubscribers on Saturday

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Posted at 2:10 PM, Jan 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-22 14:10:54-05

The success of Amazon's series "Transparent" is just that. 

To celebrate the show's spate of Golden Globe wins, Amazon is offering the show for free to everyone, including nonsubscribers, for a 24-hour period beginning Saturday.

 "Transparent" is typically available only to Amazon Prime members.

The show recently took home the Golden Globe for Best Musical or Comedy Series, while its star, Jeffrey Tambor, earned the coveted award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series.

All ten episodes of the show will be available Saturday on the Amazon Instant Video app on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox, PlayStation, Wii and smart TVs. The app can also be used to watch on mobile devices, including Fire tablets, Fire phone, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android phones, as well as hundreds of other connected devices. The show is also available online at Amazon.com/Transparent

Written, directed and executive produced by Jill Soloway, Transparent is a 10-episode, half-hour novelistic series that explores family, identity, sex and love.

The series stars Jeffrey Tambor as Maura, who has spent her life as Mort—the Pfefferman family patriarch. Also starring Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass, "Transparent" is the no. 1 ranked series on Prime Instant Video since the show’s launch. Also proving popular among critics, the show clocked in a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes with a 98 percent critic rating, and a 91 Metascore on Metacritic.

Due to the success of the show and positive viewer response, Amazon has greenlit a second season of "Transparent," to air later this year.