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The CW's 'Jane the Virgin' Is Now on Hulu

CW's freshman comedy Jane the Virgin took home a surprise and history-making win at the Golden Globes last weekend, and in case you missed them the first time around, Hulu has added all nine episodes that have aired on television so far to its streaming site. The first season still has three more episodes to go and there's already a second season in the works, so get hooked now before its hits the big time.

UPDATE: Hulu currently doesn't have episodes 5-7 of the series, but it will continue to host the five most recently aired Jane the Virgin episodes including reruns.

Hulu Orders Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner's 'Difficult People' to Series

Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner are coming to Hulu. The streaming network announced today that it's given a straight-to-series order to Eichner and Klausner's Amy Poehler-produced pilot Difficult People, which was originally developed as a potential show for USA. In the series, Eichner and Klausner star as "best friends living in New York City with the series centering on their typical, irreverent behavior that lands them in some very awkward situations." Klausner wrote the pilot episode and also will serve as an executive producer alongside Amy Poehler. Production on the full season will begin in early 2015. Said Poehler in an announcement: "I tend to enjoy funny people creating [...]

Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker's 'The Awesomes' Gets a Third Season on Hulu

Seth Meyers and Late Night producer Mike Shoemaker's superhero-themed animated web series The Awesomes is getting another season. Deadline reports that Hulu has renewed the series for a third season to debut sometime in 2015. Meyers voices the main character Prock while a ton of SNLers have also provided voices for the series, including Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Will Forte, Kate McKinnon, Taran Killam, Kenan Thompson, Emily Spivey, Paula Pell, and Bobby Moynihan. The second season premiered on Hulu earlier this month; click through to watch the first four episodes.

Every Season of 'South Park' Is Coming to Hulu Plus

Good news for South Park fans but bad news for those without Hulu Plus: At the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday, Hulu announced that it's made a pact with Trey Parker and Matt Stone to stream the entire South Park library on Hulu Plus. All 17 seasons will be available on Hulu for free until South Park's 18th season premiere on Comedy Central come September 24th, when the library (including all new episodes) will switch over to Hulu Plus for subscribers only. All of South Park's episodes have always been available via the South Park Studios website, but once the show makes the switch to Hulu [...]

'The Hotwives of Orlando' Premieres on Hulu July 15th

Earlier this year it was announced that Paul Scheer was producing a reality show spoof The Hotwives of Orlando for Hulu starring Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider. Above is a new sneak peek from the show, which will premiere on Hulu July 15th. Click through to watch two more clips.

Hulu Renews Paul Scheer's 'Hotwives' for a Second Season

The Paul Scheer-produced Hotwives of Orlando is coming back for a new season and new city. Hulu announced today that they've renewed the Danielle Schneider and Dannah Phirman-created series for a second season, which will take on a new set of Real Housewives-style ladies this time in Las Vegas. Said Scheer on the news: “Las Vegas was an obvious choice for the second season of the Hotwives franchise because it's a city built on broken dreams, fake boobs and real magic. Season two will focus on a new crop of wannabe socialites with some new faces as well as old faces that just look new." The new season [...]

Hulu Orders Jason Reitman-Produced Family Comedy 'Casual'

Director Jason Reitman just landed his first (streaming) TV show. THR reports that Hulu has given a 10-episode order to Casual, a comedy about a "dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating (online and off), while living under one roof again and raising a teenager." Up-and-coming writer Zander Lehmann will write the script, and Reitman will direct the series premiere episode and serve as executive producer. Production on Casual will begin this year, and the show is expected to debut sometime in 2015. "I've long looked for the right first step into episodic [...]

Paul Scheer on 'The Hotwives of Orlando' and All the Other Stuff He's Working On

Paul Scheer is crazy busy. Now that the full first season of his most recent show, The Hotwives of Orlando, is available on Hulu, Scheer is moving full steam ahead with tons of other projects, from developing a cartoon with Adult Swim to an anthology series with HBO. He’ll also be starring in season six of The League on FXX, which is set to debut this fall, and releasing a comedy special with Rob Huebel based on their live UCB show Crash Test. Scheer talks about always wanting to keep things fresh, whether through the podcast, How Did This Get Made?, which he hosts with Jason Mantzoukas and his wife June Diane [...]

Judd Apatow, Paul Rust, Gillian Jacobs, and Lesley Arfin May Be Developing a Comedy for Hulu

Vulture is reporting that a pretty amazing-sounding comedy may be in development for Hulu. A pilot script for a show called Love has been written by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust (Super Fun Night, and Lesley Arfin (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, with an eye on Rust and Community's Gillian Jacobs co-starring. Apatow may direct the show, and Brent Forrester (The Simpsons, The Office, Undeclared) may be the showrunner.

As for what the show would be about: A person familiar with the pilot script describes Love as a character-based comedy revolving around relationships, romantic and otherwise, with one (very messed-up) couple in particular at the center. And, because this is Judd Apatow, [...]

Paul Scheer Is Producing a 'Real Housewives' Parody Series for Hulu

Here's the trailer for the Paul Scheer-produced Hulu Originals reality spoof Hotwives of Orlando. Based on Scheer's admitted love for watching Bravo reality shows with his wife, Hotwives stars Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider as a gaggle of drunken Floridian reality stars. The show is written by Danielle Schneider and Dannah Phirman, who ran a show called The Realest Real Housewives at UCB LA for years. A premiere date has not been set for Hotwives of Orlando, but you should probably stock up on popcorn and boxed white wine now.

Canceled ABC Comedy 'Selfie' Is Heading to Hulu

While ABC's new comedy Cristela just got a full season order, the recently canceled Selfie has found a home to air its remaining episodes. According to THR, Selfie's six unaired episodes will stream on Hulu, Hulu Plus, and ABC.com. The first unaired episode (and eighth overall) "Traumatic Party Stress Disorder" was released today, while the remaining episodes are set to be released on the streaming platforms once per week over the next five weeks. Head over to ABC.com to check out the first post-cancellation episode.

James Franco's 'SNL' Documentary Is Available This Friday on Hulu Plus

The SNL documentary James Franco filmed way back in 2008 will finally be available to view this week. Franco shared the news on Instagram last night that the documentary, called Saturday Night, has found a home on Hulu Plus and will be released this Friday. The documentary — which began as a short NYU film project but turned into a full 90-minute feature centered on John Malkovich's week as SNL host — was originally set to be released through Focus Features back in March 2013 but since fell though. Saturday Night features cast members from season 34 including Bill Hader, Will Forte, Bobby Moynihan, Casey Wilson, and [...]

Watch the Entire Season of 'The Hotwives of Orlando' Starring Kristen Schaal, Casey Wilson, and More

Hulu finally premiered their new Paul Scheer-produced reality show spoof The Hotwives of Orlando today, which stars Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider as a group of vapid yet fabulous Real Housewives-style Florida women. You can watch the first episode in full above then head over to Hulu to binge through all seven episodes at once.

Hulu May Order a Sixth Season of 'Community'

The dream of six seasons and a movie may not be dead after all: Deadline is reporting that Hulu is in talks with Sony to produce a sixth season of the recently canceled Community. Despite Dan Harmon initially being lukewarm on the idea of continuing the show somewhere else once NBC gave it the axe, he's apparently on board if Hulu does end up ordering the show.

Talks are very early, so this could easily end up not happening, but both sides are open to the discussion, so we'll see. And if it does happen, could Donald Glover potentially come back as well? Keep [...]