‘Difficult People’ Canceled by Hulu After 3 Seasons

Series creator Julie Klausner stars in comedy with Billy Eichner

Last Updated: November 14, 2017 @ 4:41 PM

“Difficult People” has gotten some tough news.

Hulu has canceled the Julie Klausner-created comedy series after three seasons.

Klausner stars with Billy Eichner on the show that premiered in August 2015. Its third season debuted in August 2017.

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The series centers on Julie Kessler (Klausner) and Billy Epstein (Eichner), two struggling comedians who seemingly dislike everyone they encounter except for each other. Andrea Martin, Cole Escola and James Urbaniak round out the cast.

Executive producers for the Universal Cable Productions project include Klausner and Amy Poehler, along with 3 Arts’ Dave Becky.

Becky apologized Monday for how he initially responded to accusations of sexual misconduct against Louis C.K., whom Becky dropped as a client last week after a blistering New York Times exposé about the comedian.

This is a time of transition for Hulu’s comedy slate, as the platform recently announced that “Casual” is ending after Season 4, while the series finale for “The Mindy Project” was released today.

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