At the 2016 Upfronts, Hulu announced the renewal of The Mindy Project and The Path, as well as a Beatles documentary.

On Wednesday morning, Hulu unleashed a slew of information about its 2016-17 programming slate.

Perhaps the biggest news is that Hulu has chosen to renew Mindy Kaling’s The Mindy Project for a fifth season.

Not only is this good news for Mindy fans, but it’s also a major victory for the show: The comedy series was picked up by Hulu last year after its Fox cancellation, and with this renewal, it has officially ‘survived’ the transition from network TV to a streaming service.

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Hulu also renewed The Path, its drama series starring Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, and Hugh Dancy, which centers on a group of people practicing the fictional religion of ‘Meyerism.’

Further, Hulu has acquired the rights to Ron Howard’s The Beatles: Eight Days a Week documentary, as part of its Hulu Documentary Films effort.

It will also be airing a Triumph the Insult Comic Dog election special, and a music-related virtual reality series from Live Nation.

All this comes at the same time as The Wrap reports a slowing growth for the TVOD service, writing that Hulu — which has 12 million subscribers, versus Netflix’s 81 million — is seeing a drop in subscription rates. Last year it had a 50% member increase, this year that number is down to 30%.

Let’s hope more original programming will help its numbers grow in 2016!

Are you watching ‘The Mindy Project’ and ‘The Path’ on Hulu?

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