Amazon Studios will premiere two new original series on Amazon Instant Video later this month. Alpha House, premiering
Sunday Friday, November 15, is a comedy about four misfit senators who rent a house together in Washington D.C. The series stars John Goodman (Roseanne), Clark Johnson (The Wire), Matt Malloy (Hitch) and Mark Consuelos (All My Children).
Another Amazon original series, Betas, will premiere on Friday, November 22. Betas follows young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who attempt to strike it rich with a new social networking app. The show stars Joe Dinicol, Karan Soni, Jon Daly, Charlie Saxton, and Maya Erskine with special appearances from Ed Begley Jr.
Amazon will offer the first three episodes of each original series free to Amazon customers even without Prime membership. The episodes will be viewable via the Amazon Instant Video app on Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Roku, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U and other devices, as well as online at Amazon Instant Video.
“We’re thrilled that Amazon has given us the creative freedom to produce a show like Betas,” said Betas co-producer Alan Freedland.“ And we’re excited for audiences to watch it on their TVs, tablets, phones…and devices not yet invented.”