Hulu has been home to some strong movies and series. Their winter lineup looks especially impressive with some hard hitting documentaries, a new take on true crime, and some holiday specials. Plus, some fan favorite shows will be making their return. Here are some of the Hulu Originals that are coming to the streaming network to end 2021 and to start off the next year.
THE HOUSEWIFE & THE SHAH SHOCKER (November 29, 2021 )
The Housewife & the Shah Shocker dives into the bombshell accusations against The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member Jen Shah and her alleged involvement in a long-running telemarketing scheme that preyed on the elderly. With Shah facing charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, the show from the studio that produced the sensational The Housewife & the Hustler explores these allegations in contrast with the wealthy, successful businesswoman and “marketing executive” Shah portrayed on the reality show.
THE NEW YORK TIMES PRESENTS: TO LIVE AND DIE IN ALABAMA (December 3, 2021)
Three police officers died in a shootout at a drug house in Alabama. One man was sentenced to death for the shootings, even though he was never accused of even touching the murder weapon. This is the story of Nathaniel Woods.
DEAD ASLEEP (December 16, 2021)
In a ground-breaking new spin on the true-crime genre, the documentary film Dead Asleep produced in association with Sky Crime, flips the traditional thriller narrative to explore a deeper and more troubling mystery – did a remorseful Randy Herman Jr. really commit a brutal murder in his sleep, or was it a convenient cover story? Pulse Films has secured exclusive access to Herman and his family, the defense and prosecution attorneys, journalists who covered the case, forensic psychiatrists and world experts in violent parasomnia (sleep-walking) to give viewers an inside look at the shocking twists and turns of the controversial crime.
MOTHER/ANDROID (December 17, 2021)
Set in the near future, Mother/Android follows Georgia (Chloë Grace Moretz) and her boyfriend Sam (Algee Smith) through their treacherous journey of escape as their country is caught in an unexpected war with artificial intelligence. Days away from the arrival of their first child, they must face No Man’s Land – a stronghold of the android uprising, in hopes of reaching safety before giving birth.
SEX APPEAL (January 14, 2022)
Avery Hansen-White doesn’t do things she isn’t excellent at. So when her long-distance boyfriend hints at wanting to take their relationship to the next level, she sets out to master her sexuality, employing her oldest friend, Larson, as a test subject. In this hilarious teen comedy, Avery’s study results in the realization that there’s more to sex, and love, than mechanics. Relationships require both head and heart.
CANDIFIED: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (December 1, 2021) Episodes: 4
The challenge – create a life-size house made of…CANDY! Watch as Candy Queen Jackie Sorkin and her team of candy artists design, glue, melt and shape hundreds of thousands of sweet pieces to build a fantasy come to life….just in time for the holidays.
HOW I MET YOUR FATHER (January 18, 2022) Episodes: 10
In the year 2045, Sophie (Hilary Duff) is telling her son the story of how she met his father: A story that catapults us back to the year 2021 where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
PAM & TOMMY (February 2, 2022) Episodes: 8
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