Newswire: Amazon gets in on this Tig Notaro thing, orders pilot from her and Louis C.K.

Between her upcoming HBO special and the Netflix documentary that was recently released about her, comedian Tig Notaro is having a 2015 that’s a hell of a lot better than her 2012, when a series of personal catastrophes came very close to ending her life. Now, another major streaming service is expressing interest in her story, with Amazon ordering a pilot for a semi-autobiographical TV series from Notaro, screenwriter Diablo Cody, and producer Louis C.K.

Notaro will write the pilot with Cody, best known for her breakout script, Juno, as well as her Showtime series The United States Of Tara. The as-yet-untitled Amazon show will come out of C.K.’s Pig Newton production company, which also produces the comedian’s critically acclaimed show Louie. (C.K. is a long-time friend of Notaro’s, and was the one who convinced her to release her landmark set, Live, in …

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