Hulu Acquires Streaming Rights to FOX Hit Series THE LAST MAN ON EARTH
In a new deal with Twentieth Century FOX Television Distribution, Hulu today announced that it has acquired the streaming rights to all past episodes of FOX's hit series, The Last Man On Earth. All existing episodes of the series are available to stream exclusively on Hulu today.
Coming off a successful, Emmy(R)-nominated first season, the highly anticipated second season of THE LAST MAN ON EARTH returned last night, Sunday, September 27. Hulu will maintain day-after-air streaming rights to current episodes of the series. New episodes of THE LAST MAN ON EARTH air Sundays at 9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT on FOX.
"Hulu subscribers have been huge fans of THE LAST MAN ON EARTH since its premiere," said Craig Erwich, SVP, Head of Content, Hulu. "Now, we want to give them the gift to watch all episodes of this creative, fun series."
All episodes of THE LAST MAN ON EARTH will be available to stream on Hulu with limited commercials for $7.99 per month, or with no commercials for $11.99 per month.
"In the post-apocalyptic world of The Last Man On Earth, all Phil Miller wanted was for someone - anyone - to find him," said Gina Brogi, Twentieth Century FOX EVP, Worldwide Pay TV & SVOD. "We now know Phil is not alone - he has millions of viewers following his journeys including Hulu's appreciative and growing fan base who can now binge on prior seasons of Fox's hit series."
The deal comes on the heels of Hulu's acquisition of the exclusive subscription streaming rights to Twentieth Century FOX Television Distribution breakout, hit series Empire, and joins a growing library of exclusive programming on Hulu returning with new seasons this fall including Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Mindy Project, The Goldbergs, NASHVILLE and more.
The Last Man On Earth is produced by 20th Century FOX Television. The series is created and written by Will Forte, and executive-produced by Forte, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Seth Cohen.
The Last Man On Earth is a comedy about the life and adventures of Phil Miller, an average guy who inadvertently became humanity's last hope. The series recently was nominated for four 2015 Emmy(R) Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Forte), Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Forte) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Lord, Miller).
Hulu is a premium streaming TV destination that offers hundreds of thousands of hours of the best of current season programming, premium original content, films and full seasons of hit series to subscribers with limited commercials for $7.99 per month or commercial free for $11.99 per month. Hulu is the only streaming subscription service that offers current season content from 5 of the 6 largest U.S. broadcast networks. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has been at the forefront of entertainment and technology and continues to redefine TV by connecting viewers with the stories they love.
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