Hulu Plus Scores Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Fox hit will run on the online subscription streaming service the day after new episodes air on TV

Last Updated: August 22, 2014 @ 2:52 PM

Here’s some news for horsemen without TVs to lose their heads over: Hulu Plus has acquired the exclusive streaming rights for Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow.”

The subscription-based online network began running the drama’s first season on Friday.

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Going forward, a day after new episodes air on the broadcast network, Hulu Plus will have them on its own platform.

Season 2 of “Sleepy Hollow” premieres Sept. 22 on Fox, when it will be paired with the network’s highly anticipated Batman prequel, “Gotham.”

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“Sleepy Hollow” stars Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie and Orlando Jones, among others and was co-created by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Phillip Iscove and Len Wiseman. It’s executive-produced by Kurtzman, Orci, Wiseman, Mark Goffman, Ken Olin and Heather Kadin.

“Sleepy” was a breakout ratings and cult hit for Fox last fall. Its two-part January season finale at 8 p.m. earned a 2.2 rating in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic. At 9, “Sleepy” scored a 2.4.

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