Hulu has announced its midseason premiere dates for all of its shows set to return in January and February 2017, including season 2 of THE PATH, season 5B of THE MINDY PROJECT, season 1 of HARLOTS and more.
THE PATH (Season Two) – Wednesday, January 25th
Synopsis: In its second season, The Path follows the Meyerist Movement as it tries to make sense of Doctor Meyer’s mysterious departure. Tormented by strange visions, Eddie struggles with a new life in the secular world while Sarah, despite her skepticism of Cal, now stands beside him as Co-Guardian of The Light. When Sarah finally learns of Cal’s dark past, she buries the truth for the betterment of The Movement. Cal and Sarah, now closer than ever, strive to atone for their misdeeds while Eddie, confronted with the meaning of his visions, discovers the truth of Doctor Meyer’s departure.
THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Five B) – Tuesday, February 14th
Episode Count: 7
Synopsis: The Mindy Project is back, and Mindy’s life is as complicated as ever! Picking up where things left off after the mid-season finale, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is reeling from getting dumped by her boyfriend Ben (Bryan Greenberg) and finds herself with a magical chance to make things right. But it’s not just her love life that’s up in the air. Morgan (Ike Barinholtz), Jeremy (Ed Weeks), and the rest of the Shulman and Associates staff are back for more drama: Can Jody (Garret Dillahunt) finally get over his feelings for Mindy? Can Morgan and Colette (Fortune Feimster) survive as roommates given Colette’s turbulent dating life? Can Jeremy avoid having another heart attack amid all of the chaos? The Mindy Project delivers another hilarious season of adventures with new friends and old as Mindy discovers that her “happily ever after” might not be what she expected.
HARLOTS (Season One) – Wednesday, March 29th
Episode Count: 8
Synopsis: Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) struggles to reconcile her roles as brothel owner and mother to daughters Charlotte (Jessica Brown Findlay) and Lucy (Eloise Smyth). When her business comes under attack from Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), a rival madam with a ruthless streak, Margaret must fight back even if it means losing her family and possibly her life. Harlots is a powerful family drama set in 18th Century London that offers a brand new take on the city’s most valuable commercial activity – sex.
THE HANDMAID’S TALE (Season One) – April 2017
Episode Count: 10
Synopsis: The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world. In this terrifying society where one wrong word could end her life, Offred navigates between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.
CASUAL (Season Three) – Tuesday, May 23rd
Episode Count: 13
Synopsis: The surprising consequences following Charles’ death and Valerie’s decision to move out propel the trio to rebel, exploring different jobs, partners, and unfulfilled passions. As they adjust to a new normal, can they maintain boundaries or will they revert to the comfort of codependency?