or


[05/19/17 - 09:15 AM]
Hulu Locks in Exclusive SVOD Rights to Hit Comedy Series "Fresh Off the Boat"
Said pact also covers "The Carmichael Show" and "The Exorcist."

[via press release from Hulu]

HULU LOCKS IN EXCLUSIVE SVOD RIGHTS TO HIT COMEDY SERIES "FRESH OFF THE BOAT"

New Deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Includes All Past and Future Seasons of ABC's Popular Sitcom, and adds full libraries of The Carmichael Show and The Exorcist

SANTA MONICA, CA [May 19, 2017] - In a new licensing agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Hulu has acquired the exclusive subscription streaming video on-demand rights to the complete library of ABC's hit comedy series, Fresh Off the Boat. All past episodes of the series - including the complete third season - are now available to stream exclusively on Hulu and future episodes will stream the day after they air on ABC.

Through the library deal, Hulu also becomes the exclusive streaming home to FOX's recently-renewed thriller, The Exorcist, and gains streaming rights to past episodes of NBC's critically-acclaimed comedy series The Carmichael Show. All episodes of both The Exorcist and The Carmichael Show are now available to stream in their entirety on Hulu.

On the heels of its critically-acclaimed season three finale this week, Fresh Off the Boat is the first prime-time network sitcom in more than 20 years to feature an all-Asian American cast, with stars Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen. Since its first season, the series has drawn acclaim from critics and fans, garnered multiple award nominations, and has maintained steady viewership for the past three seasons. Production on its fourth season will commence later this summer.

"With its funny and poignant storytelling, Fresh Off the Boat is a perfect addition to our growing offering of the biggest comedies on TV today," said Lisa Holme, Hulu's Head of Content Acquisition. "We are thrilled to be the streaming home to the complete series, as well as even more series from Fox.

"We are extremely excited that Fresh Off the Boat will now be available to Hulu's subscribers," said Evan Scheffel, Executive Vice President, The Americas, 20th Century Fox TV Distribution. "We've always believed this show's unique and comical point of view on American life was deserving of as wide an audience as possible. We are happy that Hulu subscribers will be able to watch this fun, funny, family friendly show from its inception."

Fresh Off the Boat is inspired by Chef Eddie Huang's memoir Fresh Off the Boat, and follows 12 year old, hip-hop loving Eddie (Hudson Yang) who moved to suburban Orlando from DC's Chinatown with his parents (Randall Park and Constance Wu). Fresh Off the Boat is written by Nahnatchka Khan, who also serves as executive producer and showrunner. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar are executive producers, and the series is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television for ABC.

The new deal follows Hulu's recently announced, groundbreaking agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that made Hulu the exclusive subscription streaming video on-demand home to this year's #1 drama series, This Is Us. Both Fresh Off the Boat and This Is Us join full libraries of world class programming now streaming exclusively on Hulu, including Empire, The Last Man on Earth, Black-ish, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Goldbergs and Homeland.

About Hulu

Hulu is a leading premium streaming service that offers instant access to live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a premium library TV and movies to millions of subscribers in the U.S. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has consistently been at the forefront of entertainment and technology. Hulu is the only streaming service that offers both ad-supported and commercial-free current season shows from the largest U.S. broadcast networks; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed original series including The Handmaid's Tale, The Mindy Project, The Path, 11.22.63, the Golden Globe(R) nominated comedy series Casual, as well as the upcoming Future Man and The Looming Tower. In 2017, Hulu added live news, entertainment and sports from 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive to its offering - making it the only TV service that brings together live, on-demand, originals, and library content all in one place, across living room and mobile devices.

About Twentieth Century Fox Television

A 21st Century Fox company, Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including this year's broadcast sensation and NBC's No. 1 series THIS IS US from Dan Fogelman; Fox's No. 1 series, EMPIRE, from Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Brian Grazer; ABC's No. 1 series and five-time Emmy Award-winning blockbuster comedy MODERN FAMILY from Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd; FX's No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk; the critically acclaimed new comedy hit SPEECHLESS; THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, starring Will Forte; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS. Upcoming additions to its roster include THE GIFTED, LA TO VEGAS, GHOSTED and THE RESIDENT, . The studio's cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for Ryan Murphy's acclaimed anthology, FEUD, starring Academy Award winners Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon; the Emmy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning HOMELAND; the critically acclaimed THE AMERICANS (with FX Productions); Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson's sensation THE PEOPLE V. OJ SIMPSON (with FX Productions), which kicked off the AMERICAN CRIME STORY anthology; and GENIUS (with Imagine, OddLot Entertainment and EUE/Sokolow), from Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Gigi Pritzker, Rachel Shane, Sam Sokolow, Jeff Cooney and Noah Pink





  [may 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· CARMICHAEL SHOW, THE (NBC)
· EXORCIST, THE (FOX)
· FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC)





[09/21/17 - 02:16 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rolls Out Season 43 with Star-Studded 3-Week Lineup on Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & 14
Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani are on tap alongside the previously announced Ryan Gosling.

[09/21/17 - 01:08 PM]
Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley Join the Cast of Guillermo del Toro's "Trollhunters" for Season 2
In February, del Toro announced a second season of 13 episodes would debut in late 2017.

[09/21/17 - 01:01 PM]
Boxing's Heavyweight Resurgence Continues on Showtime(R)
The network announced today coverage of unified heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua's upcoming WBA and IBF world title defense against top-rated mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev on Saturday, October 28.

[09/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Two-Time Tony Award Winner Matthew Broderick Cast as the Narrator in FOX's Live Musical Event, "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, December 17, on FOX
As the narrator, Broderick will play the grown-up Ralphie Parker, who looks back with love and humor on his favorite childhood Christmas.

[09/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
David Lim Upped to Series Regular on New CBS Drama Series "S.W.A.T."
Lim portrays Victor Tan, a relatively new S.W.A.T. officer who made his name in the Hollywood division before advancing to the heights of the LAPD and Metro S.W.A.T.

[09/21/17 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Has Picked Up "BoJack Horseman" for a Fifth Season
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary '90s sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom Horsin' Around, who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships.

[09/21/17 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Win Summer Finale Showdown
The Peacock holds off "Big Brother" on CBS and "MasterChef" on FOX.

[09/21/17 - 08:02 AM]
"Comic Book Men" Season 7 Premieres Sunday, October 22 at Midnight on AMC
Guests this season include Method Man, Robert Englund and more!

[09/21/17 - 08:01 AM]
"AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" Will Premiere as a Two-Night Television Event on Sunday, November 12th at 11:00PM ET/PT and Monday, November 13th at 10:00PM ET/PT
The six-part one-hour documentary series takes a deeper look into the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books.

[09/21/17 - 08:00 AM]
"Michael Jackson's Halloween," A New One-Hour Animated Special, to Be Broadcast Friday, Oct. 27 on CBS
The special will feature the voices of actors Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Jim Parsons and Lucas Till.

[09/21/17 - 07:22 AM]
CMT Partners with Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges and Louisiana Calling in Statewide Push Encouraging Residents to Pursue Higher Education
Louisiana native and rising country star Courtney Cole was on-hand for the announcement, where she committed to return to her home state for an eight-stop community college tour in 2018.

[09/21/17 - 07:02 AM]
An All-New "The Great American Baking Show" Debuts This December on ABC
Ayesha Curry and Anthony "Spice" Adams will host the new season.

[09/21/17 - 06:10 AM]
Video: "Def Comedy Jam 25" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Adele Givens, Tracy Morgan, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley and many more celebrate one of comedy's greatest institutions.

[09/20/17 - 02:45 PM]
Comedy Central Launches Global Podcast Network Featuring Brand Extensions of Comedy Central's Hit Franchises and New Original Content
Comedy Central's late night hit "The Jim Jefferies Show" will debut "The Jim Jefferies Show Podcast" today, and it will be available for download and streaming worldwide across Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, and other digital platforms.

[09/20/17 - 01:18 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Nonfiction Limited Series "The Eleven" on Thursday, October 19 at 9PM ET/PT
The six-part limited series follows investigators as they reexamine the murders of 11 teenage girls after discovering a confession letter from current inmate and convicted murderer Edward Harold Bell.