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Hulu, BBC to co-produce 'The Thick Of It' political comedy

MUMBAI: Over-the-top (OTT) subscription service Hulu has announced its first international co-production with the BBC for the fourth season of Armando Iannucci’s political UK comedy ‘The Thick of It‘, through a partnership secured by BBC Worldwide Americas.


From 29 July, Hulu and Hulu Plus will be the exclusive US destination for fans to watch every episode from the first three seasons of the show as well as the two specials released between seasons in the UK.


‘The Thick of It‘ was initially broadcasted on BBC Four in the UK and BBC America in the U.S. Hulu will also exclusively premiere the fourth season in the US, which will air first on Hulu and Hulu Plus day-and-date with the UK broadcast before returning to BBC America early next year.


Created and written by Armando Iannucci, writer of HBO’s ‘Veep‘ and Oscar-nominated film ‘In the Loop‘, ‘The Thick of It‘ takes a satirical look at the inner workings of British government. Shot in a vérité style with handheld cameras, Iannucci’s distinctive brand of comedy thrusts viewers into a world of political embarrassment, backroom deals, policy U-turns, spin-doctoring, political backstabbing and wild media speculation.


Iannucci said, “This series takes ‘The Thick of It’ into exciting and uncharted territory: a new Coalition Government, and Malcolm and Nicola fretting in the wings. For the first time too a storyline takes us all the way through the series right to the bitter, bitter end, with Government and Opposition convulsed in an incident that questions every political convention imaginable, but in a funny way."


Hulu senior VP of content Andy Forssell said, “I very quickly became obsessed with this show, and it is exactly the kind of show Hulu viewers will love. We’re really excited to give U.S. audiences a chance to catch up with all previous episodes, and as series co-producers for season four, we are proud to make full seasons of this distinctive and smart show available exclusively to Hulu viewers.”

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