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Hulu Cancels Its Animated Superhero Comedy The Awesomes

Hulu s library of original programming is a little less awesome now. The streaming video platform has canceled The Awesomes , an animated superhero comedy co-created by Seth Meyers , after three seasons. The Awesomes was one of Hulus first ever original series. It was teased at back -to- back Newfronts presentations, and it was presented as a big part of Hulus plan to move beyond licensed TV shows and films and into a new space where it could fully match up with competitors like Hulu and Netflix. With those big expectations hanging over it, The Awesomes premiered in 2013, and it was decent . It didn't exactly revolutionize the TV industry, but it did pick up a large enough audience to last for three seasons. Variety , which first reported the news of The Awesomes cancellation, reached out to Hulu, but representatives for the streaming platform declined to comment. By cancelling The Awesomes , Hulu is following a similar pattern to both Amazon and Hulu. Amazons first original series, Alpha House , lasted just two seasons before it got the axe. Netflix's maiden voyage into the world of originals , Lillyhammer , managed to pick up a third season  before its own cancellation. All three of these series were greeted with similar reception, with critics finding them to be good-but-not-great viewers experiences. At the same time, they established their respective distributing platforms as legitimate players in the TV industry and opened the doors for more successful series. Read More...

The Awesomes Canceled By Hulu After 3 Seasons, Being Shopped To Other Outlets

Hulu has opted not to order a fourth season of its original animated comedy series  The Awesomes   created by Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker. The Awesomes was one of the first full-length original scripted series on Hulu to stick. The show which follows a group of up-and-coming superheroes developed a cult following. Its most recent third season ended its run last month. Meyers and Shoemaker executive produced the series. I hear the producers are in discussions with... //

'The Awesomes' Canceled at Hulu After Three Seasons

The animated comedy hailed from 'SNL' alums and 'Late Night' duo Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker and is being shopped elsewhere.   Read More... //

Hulu renews Seth Meyers' series 'The Awesomes'

Hulu wants to stay in the business of awesome.  Read More... //

Seth Meyers, Taran Killam & 'The Awesomes' team preview season 2

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall interviews Seth Meyers, Taran Killam and several other actors and writers from Hulu's "The Awesomes" about the return of the superhero comedy series.   Read More... //

'The Awesomes' Renewed by Hulu for 10 Episode Season 2

Hulu has renewed its animated series The Awesomes for a ten episode season two.  Read More... //