Last year was a major win for Amazon Studios and this year seems to be the same. The critically acclaimed series “Mozart in the Jungle” stole the trophies for Comedy Series and Lead Actor in a Comedy Series — for Gael Garcia Bernal — at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards — even upsetting “Transparent,” another Amazon series. Additionally, the first-time nominee also beat out HBO award-winning shows “Veep” and “Silicon Valley” in the Comedy Series category
The streaming series is a what can be considered an interesting nominee for the awards show, considering that it was completely ignored by the preceding Emmy Awards.
So what exactly is “Mozart in the Jungle” about? Funny you should ask. The story follows love, money and ambition in New York City, through a Rodrigo (Bernal) — a new, charming maestro of the New York Symphony — as well as a young oboist named Hailey (Lola Kirke), who is hoping for her big break. The series also features the likes of Saffron Burrows, Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell.
The first and second seasons of “Mozart in the Jungle” are now available to stream on Amazon. The streaming service has yet to confirm a third season for the award-winning show.