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Hulu Picks Up Sarah Silverman Series

Hulu has picked up a new politically-themed series starring comedian Sarah Silverman, the OTT service announced Monday.

The Funny Or Die-produced series, I Love You, America, stars Silverman discussing the current political/emotional landscape of the country. According to Hulu, Silverman will look to “connect with people who may not agree with her personal opinions through honesty, humor, genuine interest in others, and not taking herself too seriously.”

Silverman will serve as executive producer of the series along with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Amy Zvi.

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.