The First Cancellation Post Mortem: Hulu Boss Concedes Sean Penn Mars Drama 'Took a While to Reveal Itself'
The fact that The First‘s astronauts were all space suited-up with nowhere to go until the very end of Season 1 proved to be the ambitious — and now cancelled — series’ undoing, Hulu’s Craig Erwich suggested Monday at the Television Critics Assoc. winter press tour. READ MORE
The First Cancelled: Hulu's Sean Penn Drama Not Returning for Season 2
Hulu has aborted Sean Penn‘s mission to Mars: The streamer has cancelled the actor’s big-budget drama The First after one buzz-challenged season, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
The TVLine-Up: What's Returning, New and Leaving the Week of Sept. 9
This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Watch listings.
With nearly 500 scripted shows now airing across broadcast, cable, streaming READ MORE
The First Review: Hulu's Mission to Mars Takes Too Long to Blast Off
There’s a troubling trend on TV these days: shows that way overextend their storylines in order to fill out a full season’s worth of episodes. READ MORE
The First Trailer: Sean Penn Rockets Off to Mars in Hulu's Outer Space Drama
Attention, Sean Penn: Your presence is requested on another planet. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
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It’s business time! Flight of the Conchords: Live at the London Apollo will air READ MORE
Sean Penn, Natascha McElhone Mull a Mars Visit in Hulu's The First (Photos)
The idea of landing the first humans on Mars is being taken very seriously by Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone in photos from Hulu’s The First, from House of Cards creator Beau Willimon and premiering READ MORE
TVLine Items: Zach Knighton's Vegas Flight, Blindspot's Dark Fixer and More
Zachary Knighton, you are now free to move about the cabin. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Good Wife Creators' New Show, Fixer Upper Premiere and More
The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King are headed back into the courtroom. READ MORE
Sean Penn to Star in Hulu's Mars Drama Series The First, From House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon
Sean Penn is boldly going where he has rarely gone before: television.
In what represents the two-time Oscar winner’s most significant foray into TV, Penn has signed on to star in The First, Hulu’s forthcoming Mars-themed drama series from House of Cards creator Beau Willimon. READ MORE