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Sulu Becomes a Difficult Person!

John Cho as Hikaru Sulu – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures

John Cho – best known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek movies – has joined the cast of Difficult People for the show’s third season.

Cho will play Todd – and advertising executive who’s as much of a dick as Billy (Billy Eichner) and Julie (Julie Klausner).

The 10-episode third season of Difficult People will premiere this summer.

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Difficult People To Vex For Another

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Hulu has picked up Difficult People for a second 10-episode season.

“From our first meeting with Julie, Billy and Amy, to the spec pilot we shot with them, to Hulu’s spectacular and ongoing commitment, this has been a dream of a show.  And I’m not just saying that because I’m afraid of them,” said Jeff Wachtel, President, Universal Cable Productions and Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

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Billy on the Street Coming To truTV!

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Funny or Die’s Billy Eichner is bringing his Billy on the Street game show to truTV as part of a deal that includes specials and pilots for channels across the Turner portfolio.

In addition to new episodes of Billy on the Street beginning with the show’s fourth season, truTV also gains the television rights to all three previous seasons. For more details, follow the jump.

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HULU Orders Difficult People Straight To Series

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Difficult People has been given an eight episode straight-to-series order by HULU. The series – co-starring Billy Eichner (pictured) and Julie Klausener (who also wrote the pilot and will serve as an executive producer) – is about best friends whose typically irreverent behaviour keeps putting them in awkward situation.

The series is being produced by Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions. Poehler and Dave Becky are executive producing. Difficult People will go into production in early 2015.

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