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Hulu to Co-Produce BBC Comedy

BBC Worldwide Americas has announced that Hulu will co-produce the fourth season of the U.K. political comedy “The Thick of It” with BBC. The agreement marks Hulu’s first international production partnership.Beginning July 29, U.S. viewe

Beginning July 29, U.S. viewers will be able to watch the first three seasons of the comedy series exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus, as well as two specials that were released between seasons in the U.K.

Hulu will also premiere the fourth season in the U.S., which will air first on Hulu and Hulu Plus at the same time as the U.K. broadcast. In early 2013 the fourth season of the series will also air on BBC America.

The first three seasons of "The Thick of It," which takes a satirical look at the inner workings of British government, were broadcast on BBC Four in the U.K. and BBC America in the U.S.

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