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The Other Black Girl Canceled at Hulu

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The Other Black Girl Canceled at Hulu
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The Different Black Lady is not going to return.

Hulu has canceled the comedy sequence primarily based on the guide of the identical title by Zakiya Dalila Harris after a single season, The Hollywood Reporter has discovered.

First put in growth in April 2020 earlier than Tara Duncan signed on to function president of Disney’s BIPOC-focused studio Onyx Collective, the 10-episode satirical comedy in regards to the publishing world dropped its full season in September to spectacular critiques. The sequence presently has an 86 % ranking amongst critics on Rotten Tomatoes, although audiences appear to have rejected The Different Black Lady with that rating sitting at a lackluster 50 % amongst viewers.

Danielle Henderson (Sorry for Your Loss) initially was set to function showrunner however was in the end changed by Jordan Reddout and Gus Hickey. Exec producers on the sequence included Onyx’s Duncan, Rashida Jones, Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, Adam Fishbach and creator Harris. Sinclair Daniel, Ashleigh Murray, Brittany Adebumola, Hunter Parrish, Bellamy Younger and Eric McCormack starred.

In an interview with THR late final yr — after the writers strike concluded and producers had been ready to discuss the present — Reddout and Hickey expressed optimism for a second season.

“Our brains are spinning. They’ve been spinning on season two for a yr. It’s one thing we continually speak about and can be very thrilling to do,” Reddout stated. Added Hickey: “Since we modified the ending, we wish the possibility to indicate everybody what’s going to occur now. There’s rather a lot to discover.” 

The Different Black Lady is the newest scripted authentic to get the ax at Disney-run Hulu, becoming a member of Loss of life and Different Particulars, This Idiot, The Nice and How I Met Your Father, amongst others. With the Peak TV bubble having burst, streamers throughout the business are targeted on right-sizing their scripted slates and budgets. Nonetheless awaiting phrase on their futures at Hulu are Amy Schumer’s Life and Beth (which is predicted to return), animated comedy Koala Man, Ramy and The Orville, with the latter pair seemingly caught in an limitless limbo.

For Onyx, in the meantime, The Different Black Lady is the primary scripted sequence to be canceled for the Disney division. Cheap Doubt and Unprisoned had been each already renewed and comedy How one can Die Alone is awaiting a premiere date at Hulu.

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