During today’s TCA Press Tour, Hulu presented a lineup of upcoming original programming coming to the streaming service. Hulu also announced an original series order for ‘Iron Mike’ from the team behind ‘I, Tonya,’ and an early third season renewal for ‘Animaniacs.’
“With returning seasons of award-winning comedies and dramas, Hulu’s 2021 slate of Original series truly has something for everyone,” said Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment. “We’re incredibly excited to welcome back the stories and characters fans have connected with in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Shrill,’ ‘Animaniacs’ and ‘Love, Victor,’ while taking viewers deeper into the character of Mike Tyson in ‘Iron Mike’ and bringing animated but deeply human characters to life in ‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’”
From the team behind “I, Tonya,” the series explores the wild, tragic and controversial life and career behind one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture – heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
Following a successful first season and practically blowing up the internet, “Animaniacs” has been renewed for a third, zany season on Hulu consisting of 10 episodes. The series garnered the most social mentions of any Hulu Original to date over its season one opening weekend proving that fans can’t get enough of watching Yakko, Wakko and Dot as they wreak havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. The second season of “Animaniacs” will debut later this year.
The Handmaids Tale, Season 4
Premiering April 28
In the 10-episode upcoming season, June (Elisabeth Moss)
strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader, but the risks she takes
bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges. Her quest for justice and
revenge threatens to consume her and destroy her most cherished relationships.
Shrill, Season 3
Premiering May 7
The new season finds Annie (Aidy Bryant) energized by her
breakup with dud boyfriend Ryan (Luka Jones) and her newfound momentum at work.
Annie feels like everything is finally falling into place for her, but does she
actually know how to get what she wants?
In “Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.,” the megalomaniacal supervillain
M.O.D.O.K. (Patton Oswalt) has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the
world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest
heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. Ousted
as A.I.M.’s leader, while also dealing with his crumbling marriage and family
life, the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing is set to confront his
greatest challenge yet!
Love, Victor, Season 2
Season two picks up with a newly out-of-the-closet Victor
(Michael Cimino) entering his junior year at Creekwood High. However, being out
brings new challenges as Victor faces a family struggling with his revelation,
a heartbroken ex-girlfriend in Mia (Rachel Naomi Hilson), and the difficulties
of being an openly gay star athlete — all while navigating the excitement of
his new relationship with Benji (George Sear).
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