Joseph O'Brien 5 p.m., July 30
Amazon Original Programming preparing pilot based on San Diego politics
CEO Jeff Bezos: "After Gloria axed Filner's entire staff within an hour of seizing power, I turned to my people and said, 'It's like Netflix's House of Cards meets HBO's Game of Thrones.' We greenlit within half an hour."
"As for the title, we thought we should stick with the BLANK of BLANK format that those two series established. We couldn't be more excited. This stuff is writing itself, right in front of us."
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