Amazon on Board for Two More Seasons of 'Catastrophe'
A few days after the U.K.’s Channel 4 ordered seasons three and four of comedy Catastrophe, U.S. distribution partner Amazon announced it is on board to stream the two seasons.
Season three will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2017 and season four in 2018. Each season features six episodes.
Catastrophe stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, who write the show as well. Playing “Sharon” and “Rob,” the two hook up while Rob is on a business trip to London and later deal with Sharon’s pregnancy. Carrie Fisher plays Rob’s mother back in the United States.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.