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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.

Watch the Trailer for Seth Meyers's Animated Series 'The Awesomes'

The Awesomes, a new animated web series created by Seth Meyers and former SNL producer Mike Shoemaker, is set to premiere on Hulu August 1st, and the trailer and website just went live today. Produced by Lorne Michaels via his company Broadway Video, the show follows the greatest superhero team in history after all of their best members leave. The main voice cast is made up of Meyers, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam, Bobby Lee, Ike Barinholtz, Bill Hader, Rachel Dratch, and SNL writers Paula Pell and Emily Spivey. Meyers and Shoemaker started developing the show in 2006, sold it to MTV in 2009, jumped to Hulu [...]

Seth Meyers's Animated Series 'The Awesomes' Renewed for a Second Season

There are more episodes of Seth Meyers's animated superhero series The Awesomes on the way. Hulu had decided to renew the show for a second season consisting of 10 more episodes, THR reports. Originally developed for MTV, The Awesomes started its 10-episode first season in August. The show, which consistently ranks on Hulu's Top 10 list, was created by Meyers and Mike Shoemaker, who's a producer on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and will produce Meyers's version of Late Night when it starts up in February. The show features the voice talents of Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam, Bobby Lee, Ike Barinholtz, Bill Hader, Rachel Dratch, [...]

Seth Meyers' Superhero Show The Awesomes Coming to Hulu

It was just Thursday when we reported on Seth Meyers' new movie, Home for the Holidays, and how it was set to go into production later this year. And now comes word that he has a new series in the pipeline for Hulu. I guess he just get super bored being the head writer and Weekend Update anchor at SNL. Gotta keep the ol' brain active somehow! In any case, the show is called The Awesomes and is being produced by SNL/Fallon producer Michael Shoemaker. It'll be about "an unassuming superhero and his cohorts who battle diabolical villains, the ever-present paparazzi and a less-than-ideal reputation as second-class [...]

Watch the First Two Episodes of Seth Meyers's Hulu Animated Series 'The Awesomes'

Here's the first episode of The Awesomes, a new animated series that Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker (SNL, Fallon) created for Hulu. The first two episodes of the Lorne Michaels-produced show premiered today on the video site. Meyers voices the lead character, the heir to a once-great league of superheroes, and the rest of the voice cast is made up of Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam, Bobby Lee, Ike Barinholtz, Bill Hader, Rachel Dratch, and SNL writers Paula Pell and Emily Spivey. Ten 22-minute episodes will be debuting on Hulu over the next few weeks.

Check out episode two and a trailer for the show below: