The renewal gods have spoken. Hulu has renewed The Path for Season 2, RenewCancelTV has learned.
The first season of the spiritual drama concludes May 25. Season 2 is slated to premiere in 2017.
Hulu Expands Originals Slate and Confirms New Election Special from Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog
Hulu has picked up critically acclaimed drama series The Path for a second season, as well as comedy series The Mindy Project for season five.
Since its premiere on Hulu in March, The Path has drawn acclaim from critics and fans. Stars Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy took to the stage at Hulu’s Upfront presentation today to reveal that Hulu has officially greenlit the series for a second season order. The Path comes to Hulu from Universal Television and Jason Katims’ True Jack Productions. The show was created by Jessica Goldberg who also wrote and executive-produced the series, along with Katims and Michelle Lee of True Jack Productions. The series follows a family at the center of a controversial cult as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. The finale episode of season one will air May 25th and all past episodes are available to stream on Hulu.
After ordering season four of The Mindy Project, the comedy series from best-selling Author and Creator Mindy Kaling has continued to garner acclaim and captivate fans on Hulu. Today, Hulu SVP and Head of Content Craig Erwich, alongside Mindy Kaling, announced that Hulu has officially picked up the series for a fifth season.
The Mindy Project is a single-camera comedy series created by and starring Emmy®-nominated writer/producer and New York Times best-selling author Mindy Kaling that follows a skilled OB/GYN navigating choppy waters of both her personal and professional life. The series also stars Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Beth Grant, Xosha Roquemore and Fortune Feimster. From 3 Arts Entertainment in association with Universal Television, The Mindy Project is executive produced by Kaling, Howard Klein, Matt Warburton, Charlie Grandy and Michael Spiller.
In addition, Hulu announced a second election special from Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog that will debut exclusively on the service later this year. Following the success of Triumph’s Election Special 2016, Robert Smigel will return as the voice and creator of Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog for a brand new special that will be premiere just in time for the election.
Triumph’s Election Special, The Mindy Project and The Path join Hulu’s growing original programming slate, which includes drama series Shut Eye, Chance and The Handmaid’s Tale. (Source: Hulu)
Stay tuned as we now monitor the status of The Path Season 3…