or


[05/01/19 - 08:48 AM]
Stats from Hulu's 2019 Upfront
The streaming service has surpassed 28 million total customers: 26.8 million paid subscribers and 1.3 million promo.

[02/11/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming New Original Series "Catch-22," "Shrill," "The Act," "Ramy" and Official Sundance Selection Documentary "Ask Dr. Ruth" at 2019 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
Also on tap are four new Hulu original adult animation series based on popular Marvel Television characters.

[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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/20/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 5/1/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hulu's press release, February 2019) Additionally, Hulu's upcoming original limited series The Act, will debut Wednesday, March 20 with two episodes, and subsequent episodes released every Wednesday on Hulu. 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. The Act stars Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb and Calum Worthy. Based on the article "Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered" by Michelle Dean, the series is written and executive produced by Dean and Nick Antosca alongside Greg Shephard and Britton Rizzio who also serve as executive producers.
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