• Kate McKinnon tests drama in new Hulu miniseries

    Kate McKinnon is coming to Hulu. The SNL actress has been cast in an upcoming Hulu show called The Dropout which is based on the ABC News/ABC Radio podcast of the same name about Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos. McKinnon will play Holmes, the tech prodigy-turned-notorious fraudster. The Ghostbusters star will also serve as executive producer. Producers of The Dropout podcast, Taylor Dunn and Victoria Thompson, will also serve as

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    Hulu cancels Sarah Silverman’s I Love You, America after just one season

    Hulu has canceled I Love You, America after just one season. Sarah Silverman mixed monologues, interviews, and field segments on her variety show that examined not just one side of the aisle, but rather, the political divide facing our country. Silverman confirmed the bad news in a tweet on Wednesday. “Well, Hulu canceled I LOVE YOU AMERICA and we’re all pretty damn heartbroken,” Silverman announced. “So in a traditional twitter

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    Jessica Williams attending Four Weddings and a Funeral on Hulu

    Mindy Kaling wrote a dope role for a dope queen. Jessica Williams will star in Four Weddings and a Funeral, an upcoming Hulu limited series based on the 1994 film starring Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant. This will be the former Daily Show correspondent’s return to streaming since her Netflix original movie The Incredible Jessica James came out last year. She joins the Harry Potter universe in November starring as

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    Hulu Drops ‘Cosby Show’ but not because of all the rape stuff, say execs

    It seems Hulu is showing up late to the Bill Cosby party as the streaming service is reportedly finally dropping The Cosby Show from its roster, and joining the ranks of every other network that already stopped airing reruns of the 80’s family sitcom. As of Nov. 7, Cosby’s eponymous show will no longer air on Hulu after the network opted out of renewing its licensing deal with the series producer, The

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    The Mindy Project Lives On! Hulu Picks Up Cancelled Series for Season 4

    Rejoice, Mindy Kaling fans! Hulu announced today that it has ordered 26 new episodes of her critically acclaimed series The Mindy Project, greenlighting a fourth season and saving it from cancellation. The sitcom will join Hulu’s “Original Programming” slate and after its premiere, Hulu will have the option to order subsequent seasons. “Mindy has been a beloved member of the Hulu family, so this deal is a natural extension of

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    What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

    Hulu has bought the digital streaming rights to the oft-quoted NBC comedy Seinfeld. The video streaming service must have been tired of seeing competitor Netflix constantly in the headlines and cut a deal with Sony Pictures TV for all 180 episodes of the sitcom for nearly $160 million. Hulu announced the deal at its upfront presentation on Wednesday. Subscribers will be able to start bingewatching episodes in June. Netflix recently

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    Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello: Strangers With Candy will never be revived

    With all the paths to resurrection that canceled-too-soon cult TV classics have at their disposal these days, it’s natural for fans of, well, basically any beloved series fitting that criteria to do some hoping. Alas, for fans of Comedy Central’s 1999-2000 inaugural sitcom, Strangers With Candy, creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello effectively squashed any chance that Jerri Blank could be making a comeback on Netflix, or anywhere else. “I

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    Walter Latham and Verizon partner to distribute comedy

    Walter Latham proved himself an innovator in 2000 when he broke the mold of how stand-up comedy was produced and perceived. That was the year he released The Original Kings of Comedy and as a result broke the careers of Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Since that time Latham has continued shine a light on talented comedians all the while embracing ever-changing technologies. He launched

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    Black-ish, Cristela performing well but canceling Selfie and Manhattan Love Story has ABC struggling to find a powerful comedy block

    After giving sitcoms Cristela and Black-ish full first season orders, ABC may have finally found some rhythm in its comedy department. ABC executives ordered an additional nine episodes of Cristela Alonzo’s family series Cristela on Monday. This is in addition to several other series extensions, including 11 new episodes for comedian and current Walmart pitchman Anthony Anderson’s Black-ish. The network also ordered two more episodes this season of sophomore series

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    Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu

    The Amy Poehler empire continues to expand. Poehler received a straight-to-series order from Hulu for the Billy Eichner-led comedy Difficult People. Difficult People comes from the Billy on the Street host and his head writer Julie Klausner. The two also star in the series as best friends and struggling comedians living in New York City who land in some awkward situations (sounds similar to another project from executive producer Poehler).

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    Party Down with Hulu: Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Ken Marino and more headed to popular streaming service

    Third-place online streaming service Hulu continues to make monstrous moves in order to attract subscribers to its premium streaming service Hulu Plus. In its latest spending grab, Hulu Plus has obtained exclusive streaming rights to defunct Starz comedy series Party Down. The cult comedy lasted two seasons on Starz when the network decided to not order a third season. The show was beloved by critics and fans yet mysteriously unwatched

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    Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)

    Comedian and frequent Time magazine contributor Jim Norton gets really awkward in social situations. But that’s partly because other people are obnoxious and awkward, too. Norton’s superb 2013 stand-up special Please Be Offended talks about the people in life who are way too sensitive and way too annoying. All of these people make Jim anxious, like the old man “warming up” to talk to you on the elevator. Yes, we’re

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    Hulu Plus launching comedy channel from Comedy Dynamics

    Comedy Dynamics, owner of New Wave Entertainment, that name you see on a title card before many of your favorite Netflix stand-up comedy specials, is launching its own comedy channel on Hulu and Hulu Plus beginning July 29. The channel will offer stand-up specials and behind-the-scenes footage from some of the company’s top comedians. Additionally, comedy fans will have access to specials from the ’70s, ’80s & ’90s through Comedy

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    Hulu Plus snags South Park, all 244 episodes now available to stream: Watch a full episode now!

    Small but determined Hulu just made a monstrous move to attract subscribers by landing an exclusive streaming deal with the creators of Comedy Central’s South Park. All 244 episodes of South Park are now available for free on Hulu– and only on Hulu. As part of the arrangement, Comedy Central, whose Viacom video player — which is a bit unreliable in my humble opinion — will use Hulu’s streaming service

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    ‘Community’ may move to Hulu Plus! Will Greendale live on streaming service?

    Community lives! Maybe! Deadline.com reports that Hulu is in talks with Sony Pictures Television, which produced the show, for more original episodes of the cult favorite comedy series. After NBC cancelled Community earlier this month, creator Dan Harmon was less than enthusiastic about the show getting picked up by Netflix, Hulu or another online streaming service. “There was brief discussion at the end of the call [with producer Sony Pictures

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