Handmaid's Tale

TVLine Items: Handmaid's Premiere Date, New Billions Trailer and More

Hulu’s 10-episode adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale — starring Mad Men‘s Elisabeth Moss, Camelot‘s Joseph Fiennes and Chuck‘s Yvonne Strahovski — will make its debut on Wednesday, April 26, the streamer announced on Friday.

Based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel, the series centers on Moss’ Offred, a Handmaid in the Commander’s (Fiennes) household and one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world.

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* The Missing Season 2 will premiere Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8/7c on Starz. The eight-part installment introduces a new case, new characters and a new location as a young British woman claims to be the girl who disappeared over a decade ago.

* Netflix has renewed Haters Back Off, based on YouTube personality Colleen Ballinger’s oddball character Miranda Sings, for Season 2, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Freeform has given a series order to the single-cam comedy Alone Together, exec-produced by Andy Samberg’s The Lonely Island. The show follows a platonic male and female best friend duo who want nothing more than to be accepted by the status-obsessed culture.

* Watch a new teaser below for Season 2 of Billions, premiering Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10/9c on Showtime: