Community future looking grim as Hulu talks stall out

Negotiations between Sony TV and the online streaming giant Hulu have stalled out, leaving Community still searching for a new home.

Just when fans were starting to get ready to pull out their Greendale College shirts, their hopes get dealt a pretty severe blow once again. It would seem as if the negotiations between Sony TV and the online streaming giant Hulu have stalled out, and Community will have to look elsewhere for a new home to resurrect the popular series.

According to TV Line, who broke the news earlier, the talks have been abandoned all together; however, no real reason was given for the breakdown in communication.

This is a pretty big blow for the series considering that Hulu was the most ideal location for the popular series to land.

Hulu already has a deal in place to stream all previous episodes of the series on their service, so adding new, original content to the mix is almost a no-brainer.

Unfortunately, I think the writing may have been on the wall for some time. Community creator Dan Harmon has been very vocal since the show’s untimely cancellation that he was pessimistic that the series would not be able to find a new home, and may be done for good.

On the flip side, the fat lady has not sung her final note just yet. There is still a glimmer of hope, albeit a small one, that the show may still find a home.

A source close to the show has told TV Line that Sony is still exploring their options and that another option was “still in the mix.”

“Sony does not give up easily. A lot can happen in one week.”

As some of you know, the series has until June 30th to find a new home. After the 30th, all of the actors’ deals expire and the fat lady will indeed sing her final note and the series will be gone for good.

Well, except for all the past episodes still on Hulu, of course.

What are your thoughts on the matter? Do you think Community will find a new home before the June 30th deadline? Furthermore, where do you think they could take the show should it actually find a new home in time? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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