Here’s What’s New On Hulu And Hulu PlusBy: Chris Crum - July 30, 2014
To go with our weekly lists of what’s hitting Netflix, we recently started sharing updates on new content hitting Hulu and Hulu Plus, as Hulu sends us lists.
Hulu Original “The Awesomes” – Season Two Premiere – From the comedic minds of Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker (“Late Night With Seth Meyers”) comes the return of “The Awesomes” with many of their funny friends in tow, including returning voices, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader, Taran Killam, and newcomers, Amy Poehler, Will Forte, Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon. (Monday, August 4)
“Manhattan” – New Series Now Streaming – The compelling critically acclaimed drama created and written by Sam Shaw (“Masters of Sex”), and directed by Emmy Award-winning director Thomas Schlamme (“The West Wing”), follows the real-life mission and the greatest race against time to build the world’s first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
New episodes of season one will be available every Monday following WGN America’s Sunday night airing, with all 13 episodes of season one available on Hulu Plus. Hulu will also make the five most recently broadcast episodes of season one available for free, on a three-day delay on Hulu.com.
“Dr. Who”- TWO New Hulu Exclusives
· “A Night with the Stars: The Science of Doctor Who” – Professor Brian Cox discusses the physics of time travel in Doctor Who, among famous faces, scientists and members of the public. Starring David Tenant, Professor Brian Cox, Simon Pegg, James May, and others
· “Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide” – Doctor Who has lost his memory and Clara has to explain the history of Doctor who to him. This offers a great recap of big moments to fans, and a summary of the series to newcomers. Starring Matt Smith as Doctor Who, and Jenna Coleman as his companion, Clara Oswald
(Thursday, July 31)
“Brickleberry”- Seasons 1 & 2 on Hulu Plus – “Brickleberry” follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. (Thursday, July 31)
Hulu Original “The Hotwives of Orlando” – ALL NEW EPISODE – “Intervention Party” Amanda’s addiction relapse has gotten so bad that Crystal wants to help her, but not enough to actually do anything. Phe Phe decides to have an intervention for Amanda and plans the wildest intervention the world has ever seen. (Tuesday, July 29)
“Larry King Now”with guest “Weird Al” Yankovic – Legendary broadcaster Larry King brings his unique brand of talk online, interviewing the day’s most fascinating newsmakers, celebrities, world leaders and internet stars as only Larry can. (Monday, July 28)
“Sailor Moon” – TWO New Episodes
· “Jupiter, the Powerful Girl in Love” A new girl named Makoto Kino transfers to Usagi’s school, but her tough attitude seems to scare everyone away. Usagi, however, quickly becomes friends with her. Meanwhile, the Dark Kingdom is plotting to revive the Seven Great Monsters.
· “Restore Naru’s Smile: Usagi’s Friendship” The Sailor Guardians grow in strength with its newest member Sailor Jupiter joining the team. Sailor Moon is appointed as team leader and is handed the Moon Stick, an item that can locate the seven Rainbow Crystals. (Monday, August 4)
Hulu Original “Quick Draw” Season Two – Sheriff John Henry Hoyle (John Lehr), a Harvard graduate, brings the latest criminology and forensics techniques to the wild West town of Great Bend, Kansas, featuring Lehr, Bob Clendenin (“Cougar Town”), Allison Dunbar (“The Sopranos”) and executive produced by Keith Raskin (“Key & Peele,” “The League”). (Thursday, August 7)
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