A TEACHER GETS HIGH MARKS
10-Episode Limited Series Becomes FX's Most-Watched Show on Hulu and
Is the Most Successful FX on Hulu Exclusive Series in Attracting New Subscribers to Hulu
A Teacher Ranked as the #1 Show on Hulu for Five Weeks of Its Eight-Week Run
Nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best New Scripted Series
The Series, Starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson from Hannah Fidell, Michael Costigan and Jason Bateman of Aggregate Films, Is Currently Available Exclusively on FX on Hulu
Los Angeles, January 27, 2021 - A Teacher, FX's critically acclaimed limited series, has become the most-watched show on FX on Hulu while also attracting the most new subscribers to Hulu of any FX on Hulu exclusive series.
Nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best New Scripted Series, A Teacher ranked as the #1 show on Hulu for five of the eight weeks during its run. All 10 episodes are available for viewing on the FX on Hulu hub.
In addition to being the most-watched FX on Hulu exclusive (surpassing Mrs. America), the audience delivery for A Teacher was +42% higher than FX's freshman comedy series DAVE, which was FX's most-watched show on Hulu and the highest rated comedy series in FX history.
Starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson, A Teacher explores the complexities and consequences of a predatory relationship between Claire Wilson, a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school and her student, Eric Walker.
A Teacher, which premiered on November 10, 2020, was created by Hannah Fidell, who also serves as writer, director and executive producer. Kate Mara, Michael Costigan and Jason Bateman of Aggregate Films, Louise Shore and Danny Brocklehurst also executive produce. The 10-episode limited series is produced by FX Productions and is available exclusively on FX on Hulu.
A Teacher is the third FX exclusive on FX on Hulu, following the acclaimed limited series Mrs. America and Devs. FX on Hulu was launched in March 2020 and features more than 1,600 episodes from over 40 current and library series from FX, FXX and FX on Hulu.
FX is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW, and the streaming hub FX on Hulu that features exclusive FX series, next day access to current FX and FXX series, and FX Networks' library of legacy series. FX on Hulu exclusive series include Devs, Mrs. America, A Teacher and the upcoming The Old Man, Y: The Last Man and American Horror Stories. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 86 million homes. The diverse programming slate includes critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series including Pose, Snowfall, Mayans M.C., and Taboo; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Black Narcissus and the upcoming Shōgun, Great Expectations and Pistol; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween and the Untitled B.J. Novak Project; a slate of docuseries and documentary features, including The New York Times Presents, The Most Dangerous Animal of All, AKA Jane Roe, A Wilderness of Error and the upcoming Hip Hop Uncovered; and the FX Original Movie A Christmas Carol. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 82 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy series Archer, DAVE and Cake, a weekly showcase of short-form comedy programming. FXX is also the cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.