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[05/20/12 - 11:09 PM]
Hulu Announces New Original Series with Kevin Smith, Premieres Summer Slate of Ten Original and Exclusive TV Shows
Highlights include Kevin Smith's "Spoilers," Richard Linklater's "Up To Speed" and Kenya Barris and Hale Rothstein's "We Got Next."

[05/20/12 - 09:38 PM]
Entertainment One's "The Yard" to Debut in the U.S. Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus
Paul Gross, Frank Siracusa, David Eddie and Michael Mabbott are behind the project, which was originally developed at NBC.

[01/27/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 27
Updates include: ABC gets busy with five pilot orders; CBS likewise adds three comedies; and McG to direct FOX's "Guilty."

[09/22/11 - 10:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 22
Updates include: Michael Imperioli, Adrian Pasdar join HBO's "40"; Melissa George is Cinemax's "Nemesis"; and David Kohan and Max Mutchnick land two pilots.

[08/25/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 25
Updates include: Eric Kripke to bring "Deadman" to The CW; Bruce Helford on track to run Charlie Sheen's "Anger Management"; and "Phineas & Ferb" co-creators ink new pacts with Disney.







YARD, THE (HULU)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/7/12 - 7/12/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Entertainment One's press release, May 2012) Leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) announced today that its six-part series "The Yard" will be exclusively distributed in the U.S. on the free, ad-supported Hulu and the Hulu Plus subscription service beginning June 7th, 2012. With more than 500 eOne episodes currently available on the service, this exclusive offering further enhances first-run premium programming offered by eOne on Hulu. In the six-part, half-hour series viewers are taken inside a schoolyard by an unseen Documentarian (voiced by Paul Gross) who records students' behavior during recess. Through interviews with the kids, he sees adult-world scenarios played out by two schoolyard gangs: 12-year-old leader Nick; his idealistic younger brother J.J., the brains of the outfit; weird pal Johnny, his lieutenant; big girl Suzi, the muscle; and his six-year-old little brother Adam, who just wants to play. Nick's crew tries to keep the peace while defending their turf against: Frankie Miladic, leader of his gang of self-indulgent, cruel bullies; "Pork Chop" and his brother Mickey; while also fighting his affection for Frankie's popular and influential sister Mary, leader of the girls.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alex Cardillo
· Daniel Lupetina
· Keana Bastidas
· Quintin Colantoni
· Sarah Cranmer
· Shemar Charles
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Eddie as CRTR/EP
· Frank Siracusa as EP
· Michael Mabbott as CRTR/EP
· Paul Gross as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment One Television
· Whizbang Films