List of original programs distributed by Hulu

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Beginning in 2011, streaming service Hulu began to produce its own original content. The first production released was the web series The Morning After, a light-hearted pop-culture news show.[1] In 2012, Hulu announced that it would begin airing its first original scripted program, titled Battleground.[2]

Original programming[edit]

Drama[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
East Los High Teen drama June 3, 2013 5 seasons, 61 episodes 22–24 min. Ended[3]
The Path Drama March 30, 2016 3 seasons, 36 episodes 45–56 min. Ended[4]
Freakish Horror October 10, 2016 2 seasons, 20 episodes 22–24 min. Ended[5]
Chance Crime drama/Psychological thriller October 19, 2016 2 seasons, 20 episodes 40–42 min. Ended[6]
Shut Eye Drama December 7, 2016 2 seasons, 20 episodes 40–42 min. Ended[7]
The Handmaid's Tale Dystopian drama April 26, 2017 2 seasons, 23 episodes 44–46 min. Renewed[8]
Marvel's Runaways Superhero November 21, 2017 1 season, 10 episodes 46–53 min. Renewed[9]
Light as a Feather Supernatural thriller October 12, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 22–25 min. Pending

Comedy[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Battleground Mockumentary February 14, 2012 1 season, 13 episodes 22 min. Ended[10]
Quick Draw Western August 5, 2013 2 seasons, 18 episodes 22 min. Ended[11]
Deadbeat Supernatural April 9, 2014 3 seasons, 36 episodes 23 min. Ended[12]
The Hotwives Parody July 15, 2014 2 seasons, 14 episodes 23 min. Ended
Difficult People Dark comedy August 5, 2015 3 seasons, 28 episodes 22–29 min. Ended[13]
Casual Comedy-drama October 5, 2015 4 seasons, 44 episodes 23–24 min. Ended[14]
Future Man Science fiction November 14, 2017 1 season, 13 episodes 27–35 min. Renewed[9]
All Night Teen comedy May 11, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 22–24 min. Pending

Continuations[edit]

Title Genre Prev. network(s) Premiere Seasons Length Status
The Mindy Project (seasons 4–6) Comedy Fox September 9, 2015 3 seasons, 50 episodes 22–31 min. Ended[15]

Miniseries[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Episodes Length
11.22.63 Drama February 15, 2016 8 episodes 44–81 min.
The Looming Tower Drama February 28, 2018 10 episodes 50–51 min.

Anthology[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Castle Rock Psychological horror July 25, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 48–55 min. Renewed[16]
Into the Dark Horror October 5, 2018 1 season, 12 episodes 82 min. Pending

Animation[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
The Awesomes Adult animation/Superhero August 1, 2013 3 seasons, 30 episodes 22 min. Ended[17]
The Doozers Children's animation April 25, 2014 2 seasons, 62 episodes 12–22 min. Pending

Docu-series[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
A Day in the Life Biographical September 29, 2011 2 seasons, 16 episodes 22 min. Ended[18]
Up to Speed Travel comedy August 9, 2012 1 season, 6 episodes 24 min. Ended
Behind the Mask Sports October 29, 2013 2 seasons, 20 episodes 22–23 min. Ended[19]
RocketJump: The Show Making-of December 4, 2015 1 season, 8 episodes 21–27 min. Ended
Triumph's Election Watch 2016 Political comedy February 8, 2016 1 season, 6 episodes 30–85 min. Ended

Documentaries[edit]

Title Premiere Length
Batman & Bill May 6, 2017 1 hour, 32 min.
Becoming Bond May 20, 2017 1 hour, 35 min.
Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine June 3, 2017 1 hour, 19 min.
Too Funny to Fail October 21, 2017 1 hour, 35 min.
Obey Giant November 11, 2017 1 hour, 32 min.
Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie April 27, 2018 1 hour, 32 min.
Ballet Now July 20, 2018 1 hour, 13 min.

Talk shows[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Spoilers with Kevin Smith Film criticism June 4, 2012 1 season, 10 episodes 20–26 min. Ended[20]
I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman Politics October 12, 2017 1 season, 20 episodes 26–33 min. Pending

News[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
The Morning After Pop culture January 17, 2011 3 seasons, 800 episodes 5 min. Ended[21]

Co-productions[edit]

These shows have been commissioned by Hulu in cooperation with a partner from another country.

Title Partner/Country Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
The Thick Of It (series 4) BBC Two/United Kingdom Comedy September 9, 2012 1 season, 7 episodes 28–59 min. Ended
Mother Up! City/Canada Adult animation November 6, 2013 1 season, 13 episodes 22–23 min. Ended[22]
The Wrong Mans BBC Two/United Kingdom Comedy-drama November 11, 2013 2 seasons, 10 episodes 29 min. Ended[23]
Harlots ITV Encore/United Kingdom Historical period drama March 29, 2017 2 seasons, 16 episodes 44–50 min. Renewed[24]
Hard Sun BBC One/United Kingdom Drama March 7, 2018 1 season, 6 episodes 54–56 min. Ended[25]
The First Channel 4/United Kingdom Drama September 14, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 45–48 min. Pending

Upcoming original programming[edit]

Ordered[edit]

Title Genre Seasons Length Premiere
The Bravest Knight Animation TBA TBA 2018[26]
Untitled Fyre Festival docuseries Docuseries TBA TBA 2019[27]
Veronica Mars (season 4) Noir/Mystery/Drama 1 season, 8 episodes 60 min. 2019[28]
Animaniacs Animation/Comedy 2 seasons 30 min. 2020[29]
Crossing Swords Adult animation/Comedy 1 season, 10 episodes TBA 2020[30]
Solar Opposites Adult animation/Comedy 2 seasons, 16 episodes TBA 2020[31]
The Act[32] True crime anthology drama TBA TBA TBA
Catch-22[33] Drama miniseries 6 episodes 60 min. TBA
Four Weddings and a Funeral[34] Romantic comedy anthology series TBA TBA TBA
Little Fires Everywhere[35] Drama miniseries 8 episodes 60 min. TBA
Looking for Alaska[36] Teen drama miniseries 8 episodes TBA TBA
PEN15[37] Comedy 1 season, 10 episodes 30 min. TBA
Ramy[38] Comedy TBA TBA TBA
Shrill[39] Comedy 1 season, 6 episodes TBA TBA
Uglydolls[40] Animation 1 season, 26 episodes TBA TBA
Untitled R. Kelly documentary[41] Documentary N/A TBA TBA
Wu-Tang: An American Saga[42] Drama miniseries 10 episodes TBA TBA

In development[edit]

Title Genre
Ace of Spades[43] Comedy
Bitches[44] Comedy anthology series
Dawn[45] Drama
Demons[46] Drama
Dollface[47] Comedy
Foxy Brown[48] Drama
The Great[49] Drama miniseries
Hitman[50] Action drama
The House of the Spirits[51] Drama
Invisible Man[52] Drama
Kansas City[53] Comedy
LA Woman[54] Comedy
Less Than Zero[55] Drama
Mi Hermanastro[56] Drama
Postal[57] Drama
Queen[58] Dramedy
Queen of Shadows[59] Fantasy drama
Reprisal[60] Drama
Search and Destroy[61] Comedy
This Is Heaven[62] Comedy
Unhinged[63] Comedy
Unspeakable[64] Comedy
Untitled figure skating drama series[65] Drama
Untitled Kelly Oxford series[66] Drama
Untitled Robert F. Kennedy miniseries[67] Drama miniseries
The Vampire Chronicles[68] Drama
The Wangs vs. the World[69] Comedy
The Warriors[70] Drama
The Way I Am[71] Comedy
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass[72] Drama

Exclusive international television distribution[edit]

These television shows, even though Hulu lists them as Hulu originals, are shows that have been aired in different countries, and Hulu has bought exclusive distribution rights to stream them in the United States.

English localized title Genre Original Network Original Region Seasons Run Language
National Treasure[73] Drama Channel 4 United Kingdom 1 season, 4 episodes 2017 English
National Treasure: Kiri[74] Drama Channel 4 United Kingdom 1 season, 4 episodes 2018 English
Safe Harbour[75] Drama SBS Australia 1 season, 4 episodes 2018 English

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