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[12/18/18 - 10:04 AM]
Hulu's 2019 Winter Programming Slate
Newly announced: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloe Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb and Calum Worthy star in "The Act," premiering Wednesday, March 20.

[10/02/18 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Cinemax cancels "Outcast" after two seasons; Sharon Gless to star opposite Elisabeth Shue in TNT's "Constance"; and Giancarlo Esposito signs onto Epix's "Godfather of Harlem."

[09/12/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 12
Updates include: Katherine Langford to star in Netflix's "Cursed"; Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb cast in Hulu's "The Act"; and James Marsden, Ed Asner bound for Netflix's "Dead to Me."

[09/06/18 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: Crystal Reed to star in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing"; Ryan Michelle Bathe to round out Paramount Network's "First Wives Club"; and Joey King tapped for Hulu's "The Act."

[09/05/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 5
Updates include: Paramount Network cancels "American Woman"; Patricia Arquette to lead Hulu's "The Act"; and Timothy Dalton cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol."

[08/01/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 1
Updates include: Aidy Bryant-led "Shrill" ordered to series at Hulu; Amazon cancels "The Dangerous Book for Boys"; and Warner Bros. Television eyes "Alf" reboot.

[05/18/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 18
Updates include: USA pulls the plug "Falling Water"; Hulu orders anthology "The Act" to series; and Sofia Pernas to star in "Blood & Treasure" for CBS.

[07/21/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 21
Updates include: Neil Jackson, Jonathan Tucker bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Don Todd to run "For the People" at ABC; and Charlize Theron to drop by FOX's "The Orville."







ACT, THE (HULU)
Premieres Wednesday, March 20
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/20/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 3:01 AM-3:30 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hulu's press release, December 2018) The Act is a seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories. The first season follows Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· AnnaSophia Robb as Lacey
· Calum Worthy as Nick
· Chloë Sevigny as Mel
· Joey King as Gypsy Blanchard
· Patricia Arquette as Dee Dee
CREW INFORMATION:
· Britton Rizzio as EP
· Greg Shephard as EP
· Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre as DIR (Pilot)
· Michelle Dean as CRTR/EP
· Nick Antosca as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Cable Productions
· Writ Large