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What to look for from Hulu’s expanded original programming

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Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner mix it up in Difficult People.

Difficult People Comedians Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner star as two misanthropic New Yorkers who dislike everyone but each other. Their sarcastic tirades can get tiresome, although there’s enough talent in the supporting cast to suggest a more fleshed-out sitcom if the show can broaden its perspective a bit. Premieres August 5.

The Hotwives of Las Vegas The second edition of this Real Housewives parody is set in Las Vegas and features a cast full of comedy all-stars, including Casey Wilson, Erinn Hayes, Angela Kinsey and Paul Scheer. Premieres August 18.

The Way Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul and True Detective’s Michelle Monaghan are set to star in this drama from the producers of Parenthood, about a married couple who join a cult-like organization. Winter 2015.

11/22/63 Produced by J.J. Abrams and based on a Stephen King novel, this miniseries follows a high school teacher (James Franco) who travels back in time to attempt to stop the JFK assassination. 2016.

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