HBO Max’s Global Rollout To Be Led By Hulu’s Former International Chief Johannes Larcher

EXCLUSIVE: WarnerMedia has hired Johannes Larcher, the former Hulu executive and current boss of Shahid, the word’s largest Arabic language streamer, to lead to the global rollout of HBO Max. Larcher will join the AT&T-owned company in August as head … Read more…

The Great Is Only ‘Occasionally’ True. But These Aspects of Hulu’s Catherine the Great Series Are Based in History

“Ever since I was a child, I’ve felt like greatness was in store for me,” says Catherine, played by Elle Fanning, in the new Hulu series The Great. “Like God himself had spat me forth to land on this earth … Read more…

Hulu’s ‘Hillary’ docuseries comes both too soon and too late

There’s no question Hulu’s Hillary is historically valuable. Featuring in-depth interviews with the eponymous politician, husband Bill Clinton, and daughter Chelsea Clinton — as well as talks with staff members, friends, and seasoned journalists —the four-episode docuseries records important events. … Read more…

Hulu’s Hillary Clinton Docuseries Has Astonishing Access. If Only Its Subject Would Tell Us Something New

About a week before the Iowa caucuses, with 11 candidates still competing for attention on the national stage, some juicy political news broke out of a relatively unlikely place: Park City, Utah. In a biographical docuseries that premiered at the … Read more…

TV News Roundup: Tony Hale to Play Twin Brothers in Hulu’s ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’

In today’s TV News Roundup, Tony Hale was cast in a dual role in Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” and Epix announced a slew of new series regulars for Season 2 of “Pennyworth.” CASTING Tony Hale has … Read more…

Hulu’s Four Weddings and a Funeral Wants to Say Something About the Rom-Com But Can’t Find the Words

Constructing a great romantic comedy is harder than it looks. Without straying much from the formula—first the meet-cute, then many false starts, all culminating in happily ever after—the creators have to provide some element of novelty. Bringing Up Baby had … Read more…