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Burke acclaimed that "this role of a 70-year-old trans-gender character might just give Netflix a run for its money." [MP3 audio available here; video below] Anchor Carol Costello led into the correspondent's report by outlining that "Netflix created huge buzz with original series, like , is getting huge critical acclaim." Burke wasted little time before using his "run for its money" phrase, and played up how "closely-kept secrets typically make for titillating television." He continued with a clip from the series, and with his "groundbreaking" label.The CNN journalist turned to colleague Brian Stelter, host of , who ballyhooed how media critics love the series: "I've never seen it before, where so many critics have lined up in front of a show – that otherwise, would never be heard of – and have all said, watch this show; it's the best new show of the fall." He then zeroed in on how the lead actor, as well as the creator of the series, have apparently been overwhelmed by the roles with the production: SAMUEL BURKE: Actor Jeffrey Tambor says the enormity of playing a trans-gender character weighed heavily on him. There's a scene where I have to come out to Sara, my daughter, and my – my hands were shaking.

starring Independent Spirit Award winner Mya Taylor (left), and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez (right) is currently streaming on Netflix.That said, television hasn't been completely barren in this area.Sky Atlantic's 2012 drama Hit and Miss starred Chloë Sevigny as a transsexual contract killer.But it's relatively rarer for a transgender person to be the main character.Traditionally, film has been seen as the more groundbreaking medium in this respect: from 1994's The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, to Boys Don't Cry and the more recent Trans America, which starred Felicity Huffman, several films in the last twenty years have focused on transgendered men and women.

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