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[04/04/17 - 10:42 AM]
"The Handmaid's Tale" Art Release
The first 3 episodes premiere on Wednesday, April 26 on Hulu with one each week following.

[03/23/17 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" Full-Length Trailer Now Available
The series premieres with three episodes on April 26 with subsequent episodes streaming weekly on Wednesdays.

[03/08/17 - 11:35 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" Teaser Trailer
The 10-episode first season premieres on Wednesday, April 26.

[02/24/17 - 10:04 AM]
Video: The Story of "The Handmaid's Tale"
The 10-episode first season premieres Wednesday, April 26 on Hulu.

[02/03/17 - 06:50 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" - Super Bowl Spot
This is Hulu's first Super Bowl spot for an original series.

[01/05/17 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 5
Updates include: Cher to star in Lifetime's movie "Flint"; TBS to transform "Conan"; and Gerald McRaney cast in FOX's "24: Legacy."

[12/16/16 - 08:07 AM]
"The Handmaid's Tale" - Launch Date + New Photos
The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, will premiere on Wednesday, April 26.

[12/02/16 - 08:10 AM]
"The Handmaid's Tale" First Look Photos
Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski and Samira Wiley co-star in the drama, premiering in April.

[11/16/16 - 10:15 AM]
Hulu's Mid-Season Programming Slate
Return dates are set for "The Path," "The Mindy Project" and "Casual," among others.

[10/27/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 27
Updates include: Universal Television mulls "Will & Grace" revival; Jim Gaffigan bound for new season of "Fargo"; and TV Land taps trio for "Heathers."

[09/28/16 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 28
Updates include: Molly Parker to lead "Lost in Space" at Netflix; Garret Dillahunt set to star in TNT's "Monsters of God"; and Jon Seda to transition from "Chicago P.D." to "Chicago Justice."

[09/07/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 7
Updates include: Jessica Biel to lead "The Sinner" at USA; Charles Murray exits FOX's "Star"; and O.T. Fagbenle cast in "The Handmaid's Tale" at Hulu.

[08/29/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 29
Updates include: Alison Brie to topline Netflix's "G.L.O.W."; Yvonne Strahovski signs onto "The Handmaid's Tale" at Hulu; and Zach Braff to star in ABC's "Start Up."

[08/23/16 - 10:40 AM]
Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Casting - Joseph Fiennes
A founding father of Gilead and powerful, high-ranking official, Commander Waterford rules the household where Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a handmaid.

[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.

[07/25/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 25
Updates include: Alicia Silverstone to star as TV Land's "American Woman"; Joe Dinicol cast as Ragman on The CW's "Arrow"; and Samira Wiley scores role on Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[07/15/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Andy Samberg, HBO reteam for "Tour de Pharmacy"; Sandrine Holt joins the cast of "MacGyver" at CBS; and Max Minghella, Ann Dowd both board Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[07/13/16 - 12:16 PM]
Reed Morano Directing "The Handmaid's Tale"
Morano will direct the first three episodes of the project, an ongoing drama series based on the award-winning, best-selling novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood.

[05/04/16 - 05:00 AM]
Hulu Goes Bigger and Bolder at 2016 Upfront Presentation
The streaming service has picked up critically acclaimed drama series "The Path" for a second season, as well as comedy series "The Mindy Project" for season five.

[04/29/16 - 12:36 PM]
Hulu Announces Straight-to-Series Order for "The Handmaid's Tale" from MGM Television
The series will be created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller with Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears and Warren Littlefield serving as executive producers.







HANDMAID'S TALE, THE (HULU)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/26/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hulu's press release, December 2016) The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world. In this terrifying society where one wrong word could end her life, Offred navigates between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids - where anyone could be a spy for Gilead - all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia
· Elisabeth Moss as Offred
· Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford
· Madeline Brewer as Janine
· Max Minghella as Nick
· O.T. Fagbenle as Luke
· Samira Wiley as Moira
· Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce Miller as CRTR/EP
· Daniel Wilson as EP
· Fran Sears as EP
· Ilene Chaiken as EP
· Margaret Atwood as BOOK/CP
· Reed Morano as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Warren Littlefield as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television