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‘South Park’ and ‘Law & Order: Svu’ Were Hulu’s Most-Watched Shows In 2017

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Hulu may be part of the new digital streaming revolution, but both of its most-popular series have been airing for two decades. According to the service, “Law & Order: Svu” was the most-watched drama on Hulu in 2017, while “South Park” was the top comedy.

Based on hours watched, all three of Hulu’s top comedies in 2017 were animated: “Family Guy” and “Bob’s Burgers” were right behind “South Park.” On the drama side, right behind “Svu” was another NBC series, “This Is Us,” and Hulu’s Emmy-winning original, “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

The Hulu tally was revealed just days after it picked up more kudos for “Handmaid’s” at the Golden Globes, where the show won for Best TV Drama Series and Best Actress in a TV Drama Series (Elisabeth Moss).

Read More:Most-Watched Television Networks: Ranking 2017’s Winners and Losers

It was a transformative year for Hulu, and not just because
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'Animaniacs' Rebooted by Hulu With 2-Season Straight-to-Series Order

Animaniacs is back!

The '90s cartoon is getting the reboot treatment, thanks to Hulu. The streaming service is partnering with Amblin Television, and Warner Bros. Animation to bring Animaniacs back to life with a two-season, straight-to-series order.

Steven Spielberg will return as executive producer of the series, with Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series President Sam Register and Amblin Television Co-Presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers. Animaniacs, will which premiere new episodes on Hulu in 2020, marks the first Hulu Original made for families.

Animaniacs made its TV debut in 1993, becoming one of the most successful and beloved animated series for kids and launching several spinoffs. All 99 episodes of the original series, as well as Pinky and the Brain, Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain and the Tiny Toon Adventures collection will be available for streaming on Hulu starting Thursday.

“I am so pleased and proud that Animaniacs will have a home at
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Fuller House Boss Explains Steve Urkel Shout-Out: 'We Have Some Fun Ideas'

If ever there was a reason for Netflix to give Fuller House a fourth season, this is it.

RELATEDFuller House Finale: Ep Talks [Spoiler]’s Return, Stephanie’s Surrogate and What He’d Like to See in Season 4

In the comedy’s third season finale — which I’m not spoiling here, so calm down — a familiar face from the Tanners’ past resurfaces, prompting D.J. to say, “I wonder who else we can track down. I wonder what Urkel’s up to.”

This is, of course, a reference to the 1991 episode of Full House in which the Tanners are visited by
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Bryan Singer’s Newest Accuser Remains ‘Angry’ More Than a Decade After Alleged Rape

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Bryan Singer’s Newest Accuser Remains ‘Angry’ More Than a Decade After Alleged Rape
In his first interview since filing a December 7 sexual assault lawsuit against former “Bohemian Rhapsody” director Bryan Singer, Cesar Sanchez-Guzman said he’s content with his decision to finally speak out 14 years after the alleged encounter left him traumatized. “A weight has been taken off my back,” the 31-year-old Washington resident told The Wrap. “I definitely feel a sense of empowerment as well. I’m angry at the situation, I’m angry at Bryan and I feel like this is definitely going to help me to get a lot better.”

Read More:Bryan Singer Reacts to Being Fired From Queen Biopic, Says Family Matters are Taking ‘Serious Toll’ On His Health

Following a summer 2003 party hosted by tech investor Lester Waters and attended by Singer — whom he had never met — Sanchez-Guzman said he felt “excited” when invited to stay overnight so he could attend a cruise on the host’s yacht.
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15 Movie Directors Fired After Filming Started

15 Movie Directors Fired After Filming Started
Bryan Singer has been fired from the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and joins a long list of directors who have been removed from sets during production.

Related storiesBryan Singer Reacts to Being Fired From Queen Biopic, Says Family Matters are Taking 'Serious Toll' On His HealthFox Fired Bryan Singer, but It Won't Be Able to Remove Him as the Director of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'Bryan Singer Fired From Directing Queen Biopic After Repeatedly Disappearing From Set
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Fox Fired Bryan Singer, but It Won’t Be Able to Remove Him as the Director of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Fox Fired Bryan Singer, but It Won’t Be Able to Remove Him as the Director of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
A series of stories about the chaotic set of “Bohemian Rhapsody” culminated with the announcement that 20th Century Fox has fired director Bryan Singer. Reports of Singer’s “erratic” behavior include fighting with lead actor Rami Malek, the director not showing up on set (veteran cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel reportedly stepping into the role), and after the Thanksgiving holiday, Singer disappearing completely, leaving a representative to cite a “personal health matter” concerning the director and a family member as the reason for his absence.

Read More:Bryan Singer Fired From Directing Queen Biopic After Repeatedly Disappearing From Set

All of this is set against a backdrop in which many of Hollywood’s most powerful men have been brought down by allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Hollywood is a different place than it was over a year ago, when Fox started working with Singer to develop the long-simmering biopic about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.
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If It Were Up to Mandy Moore, This Is Us Would Only Take Place in This 1 Time Period

Image Source: NBC Mandy Moore is incredible on This Is Us, and I don't mean that in a hyperbolic way. Her heartfelt performance as Rebecca Pearson, mom of triplets and wife of a well-intentioned husband who battles with alcoholism, is a sight to behold. In fact, the 33-year-old singer and actress has received a Golden Globe nomination for her work on the show, and it's one of the reasons This Is Us has become one of the most watched dramas on television. I recently caught up with Mandy to discuss her Friendsgiving traditions promoted by American Express or the Blue Cash Everyday Card, and also got the scoop on what fans can expect in upcoming episodes of This Is Us. Keep reading to find out what she revealed about her character and which time period she enjoys playing the most. RelatedThe Cast of This Is Us Can't Even Handle Their Own Show Popsugar: First off,
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Darius McCrary Begs Court for Child Support Break

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Darius McCrary is struggling so hard to get a role, he's only made $500 over the last year ... according to docs he's filed.  Darius says he can no longer afford to pay child support to his estranged wife, Tammy Brawner. In the docs he says his most recent acting gig was a 7-day shoot that paid him $125/day -- but he's still waiting on the paycheck. He also says he still owes the IRS $90k. The
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Darius McCrary: 'I Was Inappropriately Touched' as a Child Star

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[[tmz:video id="0_k0112ox9"]] Darius McCrary says he was the victim of sexual misconduct when he was a child actor just getting his start in Hollywood, but what makes this allegation different is ... he's Not out for justice. Darius was leaving The Montage Hotel in Bev Hills when he dropped the bombshell. We probed for more details: How old was he? Did it happen on the "Family Matters" set? But Darius stood his ground, and refused to say more.
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Family Matters: ABC Sitcom Cast Recalls the Final Episodes, Is Ready for a Revival

Is Family Matters making a comeback? Recently, the cast of the ABC TV show reunited for an interview with Entertainment Weekly.The '90s sitcom centered on the Chicago-based Winslow family. The cast included Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Jaleel White, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Telma Hopkins, and Jaimee Foxworth. The series ran for nine seasons before ending in 1998.Read More…
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The Cast of Family Matters Reunites in This Amazing Photo

Geez how long has it been? The Family Matters cast still looks pretty good after all this time, but sadly they’re not all with us. Rosetta Lanoire passed away in 2002 due to complications with diabetes. But the rest of the cast is still around and still doing well. You might have seen a few of them here and there in different productions, but the one thing that’s true of all of them is that they’ve definitely changed since the show. Do you remember watching this show when you got home from school or in the evening, wherever it happened

The Cast of Family Matters Reunites in This Amazing Photo
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Hulu: Let’s Grade the 5 Returning Tgif Show’s Theme Songs

Hulu did something amazing on Friday. The streaming service brought back some of our favorite Tgif series from the 80’s and 90’s. Viewers can now watch over 800 episodes of five classic series: Perfect Strangers, Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, and Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. One of the greatest things about sitcoms in this era is that each had a theme song that would introduce the cast. We decided to grade these five theme songs. Believe us it was harder than it looked! 5. Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper Hangin’ with Mr Cooper ran on Tgif for 4 seasons.

Hulu: Let’s Grade the 5 Returning Tgif Show’s Theme Songs
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This Steve Urkel-George Clooney Story Is the '90s Nostalgia Moment You All Missed

'90s nostalgia just got a major boost with the addition of throwback family-friendly sitcoms Family Matters, Step By Step, Full House, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement to Hulu's streaming lineup. To celebrate the return of Steve Urkel to cultural ubiquity, actor Jaleel White just revealed an

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Good News! You Can Stream Your Very Own Tgif Lineup Tonight, Thanks to Hulu

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Remember kicking back on Friday nights with a Capri Sun and a bowl of mac and cheese, watching ABC's Tgif? Shows like Boy Meets World, Family Matters, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch dominated the lineup, and we totally ate it up (much like that aforementioned mac and cheese). This week, Hulu revealed that it added full seasons of the ABC classics to its platform, making it super easy for all of us millennials to relive the exciting Friday nights of yore. Check out the shows that are being added, and have fun yelling out catchphrases like "Did I do that?" and "Not the mama!" while cackling to yourself on the couch. RelatedWhere to Watch Your Favorite '90s Shows Right Now
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Hulu Gets ‘Boy Meets World’ And More In Expanding Tgif Takeover

In another bid to bring you past favorites, Hulu will now be your Tgih streaming service as they have signed a deal to exclusively stream ’90s Tgif favorites like Boy Meets World, Home Improvement, and many more.

The new agreement with Disney-abc was announced today and means that Hulu subscribers will have access to the full catalog of Boy Meets World, Home Improvement, Dinosaurs, and much more. The titles will begin streaming on September 29th and means that Tgif is well and truly home at Hulu.

The new shows join many other ’90s classics to put the full Tgif lineup on Hulu with – Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, Perfect Strangers and Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper – already part of the streaming service’s already announced titles. That means there are 1,200 episodes of #TGIHulu headed your way.

After premiering in the 1990s as part of ABC’s “Tgif” lineup, Boy
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‘Home Improvement’ And ‘Boy Meets World’ Hit Hulu In New Disney-abc Deal

Hulu has struck a new licensing agreement with Disney-abc Television Group for exclusive subscription VOD rights that makes the full libraries of Boy Meets World and Home Improvement available on a streaming service for the first time. The pact includes the Jim Henson comedy Dinosaurs, and all three series begin streaming on Hulu today. They join already announced Disney-abc Friday night sitcoms from the 1990s including Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, Perfect Str…
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Hulu Adds Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, Home Improvement to Tgif Lineup

Hulu Adds Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, Home Improvement to Tgif Lineup
All of Mr. Feeny’s life lessons are now available to stream at your leisure, now that Hulu has acquired the rights to all seven seasons of Boy Meets World.

Additionally, the streaming service has obtained the full runs of fellow classic ABC comedies Home Improvement and Dinosaurs. They join previously acquired “Tgif” staples Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper and Perfect Strangers. All eight series are available to stream as of Friday.

Hulu’s Tgif acquisitions come on the heels of a recently announced deal with NBC Universal, through which it became the exclusive
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Hulu Adds Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs & Home Improvement to its Tgif Line-Up

Hulu Adds Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs & Home Improvement to its Tgif Line-Up
Nostalgia alert! Hulu has added to its Tgif line-up. The streaming platform, which previously announced Full House, Family Matters, Perfect Strangers, Step by Step and Hangin' With Mr. Cooper would be available to stream, has now added Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs and Home Improvement to its roster. Better dust off your Tim Allen grunt impressions. All shows are available to stream on Friday, Sept. 29. So, yeah, you have your weekend plans set. The new deal between Hulu and Disney-abc Television Group the subscription streaming home to the largest collection of shows from ABC's original Tgif line-up. Full House recently celebrated its 30th anniversary (feel old?) and Hangin' With Mr. Cooper is celebrating...
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Hulu Adds 'Boy Meets World,' 'Home Improvement' to "Tgif" Library

Fans of ABC's '90s primetime lineup have even more of a reason to tune in to Hulu now.

The streaming service has acquired exclusive U.S. Svod rights to more fan-favorite sitcoms that aired on ABC during the decade, including on its popular "Tgif" Friday-night block.

Starting today, the complete libraries of Boy Meets World, Home Improvement and Dinosaurs are all streaming on Hulu.

The deal fleshes out Hulu's earlier acquisition of the libraries of a number of memorable Tgif shows, including Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, Perfect Strangers and Hangin' With Mr. Cooper. Those...
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