Former All My Children star Mark Consuelos and Alpha House co-stars John Goodman, Clark Johnson and Matt Malloy received some good news. Amazon has given the web comedy a vote of confidence and renewed it for a second season.
Alpha House—the Amazon comedy starring Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo, All My Children), John Goodman, Matt Malloy, Clark Johnson and featuring former General Hospital favorite Ted King—is getting a dose of real-world politics. According to Politico, former New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner will appear in the season finale as himself.
Amazon isn’t waiting for upfronts to release the pilots for eight comedies and six children’s series. According to Variety, Amazon Studios will let consumers help determine which shows get picked up.
Ranging from the Washington D.C. based Alpha House, starring All My Children grad Mark Consuelos, John Goodman, Matt Malloy and Clark Johnson as politicians, to a TV version of Zombieland there is a something for everyone.
“Alpha House” – Created by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Garry Trudeau, “Alpha House” is a live-action comedy about four Republican senators (John Goodman, Matt Malloy, Clark Johnson and Mark Consuelos) who live together in a Washington D.C. townhouse. Veteran TV helmer Adam Bernstein directed the pilot, featuring cameos from Bill Murray and Stephen Colbert.
Former General Hospital star Ted King appears in the pilot as a tea party candidate trying to unseat Mark Malloy’s Louis Laffer. READ MORE