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Seth Meyers’ Animated Comedy ‘The Awesomes’ Renewed by Hulu

'The Awesomes' routinely ranked in Hulu's top 10 shows on the site during its frosh season

Hulu has handed a second season to “The Awesomes,” ordering 10 new episodes of the toon superhero comedy.

Created by Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker, “The Awesomes” launched in August on the streaming platform and is one of the top 10 most-watched shows on the site. Laffer also ranks in the top five animated comedies that Hulu offers.

Second run of the series will feature new supervillains and superheroes. Bento Box Entertainment will return as animation studio for season two, and Judd Winick will continue to serve as scribe and consulting producer. Sophomore season of “The Awesomes” will be exec produced by Meyers, Shoemaker, and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer.

“‘The Awesomes’ has been a runaway hit with viewers, and we’re thrilled to continue to work with Seth, Mike and their creative team on another season,” said Andy Forssell, acting CEO and senior veep of content. “We’re also looking forward to our continued partnerships with Broadway Video and Bento Box to bring fans of the show more great adventures with The Awesomes.”

Season one finale, along with all segs of “The Awesomes'” first season, will be available on Hulu and Hulu Plus Sept. 26.

 

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