Hulu SVP Originals Craig Erwich today at TCA addressed the reasons behind the streamer’s decision to cancel its Sarah Silverman talk show I Love You, America and mission-to-Mars dramaThe First, created by House of Cards‘ Beau Willimon and starring Oscar winner Sean Penn.
The “sneak peek” at Sarah Silverman’s new Funny or Die series for Hulu is more like a music video, with the star lipping to a track whose lyrics start with: “I love you, America/from sea to shining sea/from the East Coast to the West/and whatever’s in between.”
Emmy winner Gavin Purcell has signed on as showrunner and executive producer of the upcoming Sarah Silverman series I Love You, America, produced by Funny or Die. The 10-episode weekly half-hour topical show is set to stream on Hulu later this year.
“There’s never been a more perfect time for a show like this, and I’m…