Is Sarah Silverman the next Samantha Bee or John Oliver?
Hulu has given a 10-episode order to I Love You, America, a half-hour show in which the comedienne discusses the country’s current political/emotional landscape and seeks to connect with people who hold opinions that differ from her own.
The weekly program — produced by Funny or Die — marks Hulu’s first foray into the talk show/variety genre.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Difficult People Season 3 will premiere Tuesday, Aug. 8, on Hulu.
* Harry Connick Jr.’s daytime talk show Harry has been renewed for Season 2, our sister site Variety reports.
* Discovery Channel is reviving the game show Cash Cab, with a new twist: comedy, film and TV stars will pick up the unsuspecting passengers/contestants, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki is teaming with Science Channel to executive-produce and appear in the prank series SciJinks, which will use cutting-edge science to stage outrageous stunts and practical jokes.