The Mindy Project will premiere its fifth season on Hulu next month, and fans of the series will see the series back on television as well. The comedy has been picked up both VH1 and Freeform for syndication. The deal includes all five seasons of the series.
NBC released a press release detailing the syndication deal:
NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution today announced VH1 and Freeform have acquired the first five seasons of “The Mindy Project” from Universal Television. The show will begin airing on both networks in October and episodes will also be available on the VH1 and Freeform apps.
According to Barbara Zaneri, EVP, Viacom Program Acquisitions Group: “I’m happy to have closed this deal on behalf of VH1 which has recently enjoyed five consecutive quarters of growth. ‘Mindy’ fits right into the network’s plan to bring premier programming to VH1’s audience as it continues to broaden its brand.”
“Freeform rebranded nine months ago and continues to grow as a place for young adult entertainment. Part of this growth is our increase in providing incredible quality content and ‘The Mindy Project’ is a perfect addition,” said Tom Ascheim, President Freeform. “Mindy is a blend of energy and possibility, she is the voice of our audience. Her bold, strong, confident and funny take on everything from her career to dating and dressing belong on Freeform.”
“We are pleased that VH1 and Freeform recognize the value of ‘The Mindy Project’ for their viewers,” stated Frances Manfredi, President, NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution. “VH1 and Freeform are great partners and ‘The Mindy Project’ will be a great addition to their strong programming.”
The Mindy Project will premiere season five on Hulu on October 4. Are you excited for the return of this series? Tell us what you think.