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"Transparent" will be free to stream this Saturday

Cancel your Saturday plans! For 24 hours, Amazon's award-winning new show, "Transparent," will be streaming for free.

The series, which earned the 2015 Golden Globe for best musical or comedy and the Globe for best actor (to Jeffrey Tambor), will be watchable this Saturday via the Amazon Instant Video app or

It's the first time people will be able to watch the entire first season without having to -- *groans* -- sign up for Amazon Prime.

Jill Soloway's show tells the story of Maura (Tambor), who comes out as trans to her family. It also stars Jay Duplass, Gaby Hoffmann and Judith Light. The appeal of the show is in its honest and hilarious depiction of the American family, one with more surprises than just their father's transformation.

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Following the Globe wins, Amazon says its average number of customers watching "Transparent" grew over 250 percent. As an added bonus, Amazon will also be offering Amazon Prime at a cheaper rate -- at $72.

"We're incredibly proud of everyone involved in the making of 'Transparent'--the team took a risk and it paid off," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of in the press release. "Big kudos and congrats to Jill, Jeffrey, and all the cast and crew."

Tell us: Will you watch the "Transparent" this Saturday?

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