Amazon officially renewed Transparent for season 4 to premiere in 2017

The release date for Transparent season 4 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Transparent season 4 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Amazon has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Series info and storyline

Transparent is a highly acclaimed American comedy/drama television series that debuted on Amazon Video with its pilot episode on February 6, 2014. It is produced by Amazon Studios and executive produced by Jill Soloway and Andrea Sperling. The first season`s ten episodes were made available in September 2014, and the current third season began streaming in its entirety on September 23, 2016.

The series is created by Jill Soloway on the basis of her personal family experience. Transparent follows the life of a regular LA family that might not seem much out of the ordinary up until the time when the father of the family, Morton Pfefferman (Jeffrey Tambor) comes out as a transgender and becomes Maura Pfefferman. Mort/Maura`s ex-wife and three grown, yet immature and mostly unreasonable children are at the heart of the story, and they have to learn how to deal with the sudden transformation in their loved one`s life. The current third season starts with Maura receiving a suicide hotline telephone call from a young trans woman in a dire situation and driving out to South LA to look for her, only landing in the hospital herself.

Acclaim, reviews and early renewal

Transparent has enjoyed universal acclaim throughout its screen life. The program production quality, superb acting and the sophistication with which the creators approached such a sensitive topic as the transformational journey of a transgender person have all been mentioned in reviews. With a 2015 Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series, Best Actor for Jefrey Tambour and the rest of the critical acclaim that Transparent has garnered, including an exceptional 98% score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.9/10 IMDb rating, no one ever doubted its renewal potential. And indeed, the show has already been renewed for a fourth installment ahead of season three premiere. The multiple award-winning series will continue to bring us more on the story of growth and change in its trademark humorous, heartfelt and emotionally complex manner. The next installment is slated to be released in 2017, with Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass all confirmed to reprise their roles. Subscribe for our automatic updates, and we`ll inform you when season 4 release date is revealed.

Season 3 recap

On September 23, 2016 the third season of the mega popular Amazon comedy Transparent has wrapped up with an exciting final episode that featured a cruise trip that Maura, Shelly, Josh, Ali and Sarah decide to take. While on the ship, Maura reveals to Ali that she cannot transition any further, and the moment of acceptance is wonderful for both of them. Ali and Josh have a falling out after losing a significant amount of money at the blackjack table. Later the Pfeffermans manage to pull together a seder right on board, and share the feelings that they seek to be freed from. Shelly’s beautiful on-stage performance is the culmination of the intensely emotional season finale. The show has already been renewed for a fourth season, so please stay tuned and we’ll make sure to bring you the latest release date information.

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