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Hulu Orders Comedy Series Starring Steve Martin and Martin Short

Described as a series about “three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one,” it is co-created by Martin and John Hoffman (“Grace & Frankie”), who will serve as executive producers alongside “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman. The project hails from 20th Century Fox Television. – LaToya Ferguson, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/2RrcYaN

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Anne Rice’s ‘The Vampire Chronicles’ No Longer at Hulu; Is Being Shopped Elsewhere (EXCLUSIVE)

According to one insider, the new package being shopped includes both “The Vampire Chronicles” and also Rice’s “Mayfair Witches,” which is currently set up at Warner Bros. The asking price is said to be around $30 to $40 million, in addition to a $2.5 million buyout of Warner Bros.’ rights. In exchange for the huge upfront fee however, the new owner will hold the rights in perpetuity, and not just as an option. – Michael Schneider, Variety » https://ift.tt/36RttDa

‘Tigra & Dazzler’ Showrunner & Writers Exit

Marvel animated series Tigra & Dazzler is searching for a new showrunner and writers following a shakeup on the series. Sources close to the production confirm to Deadline that Hulu has parted ways with showrunner Erica Rivinoja due to creative differences, but the show is still moving forward at the streamer. – Denise Petski & Geoff Boucher, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2qqMMnm

Hulu Hiking Price of Live TV Service 22%, to $55 per Month

The price hike on the monthly base price of Hulu With Live TV will go into effect Dec. 18 for all customers, with the change reflected for current subscribers in subsequent billing cycles. “The new price better reflects the substantial value of Hulu + Live TV and allows us to continue offering all of the popular live news, sports and entertainment programming included in the plan,” the company said in announcing the increase Friday. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://ift.tt/2qTPOQO

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