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September 20, 2021

'Dopesick,' a miniseries on the opioid epidemic, among new shows coming to Hulu in October

Two culinary-themed series, 'Baker's Dozen' and 'The Next Thing You Eat,' also premiering on the streaming platform next month too

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Actor Michael Keaton stars in the Hulu limited series 'Dopesick,' which examines the impact of the opioid epidemic in America.

A new limited series that chronicles the evolution and impact of the opioid epidemic in America is among the new titles arriving to Hulu in October.

"Dopesick" tells the story of the opioid epidemic through the eyes of the pharmaceutical industry, a Virginia mining community and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. The eight-episode miniseries was inspired by the 2018 New York Times bestselling book of the same title by author Beth Macy, who served as an executive producer on the project.

The drama stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever and Rosario Dawson. The series was written by Emmy Award winner Danny Strong and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson.

"Dopesick" will debut on the streaming service Oct. 13.

Two culinary-themed shows, "Baker's Dozen" and "The Next Thing You Eat," will premiere on Hulu in October, too.

"Baker's Dozen" features 13 amateur and professional bakers going up against one another in a competition to determine the best of them. It debuts Oct. 7.

"The Next Thing You Eat" is a six-part documentary series about the way cultural and societal changes will impact how people eat in the future. The miniseries, which stars celebrity chef David Chang, premieres Oct. 21. 

The 18th season of "The Bachelorette" will become available Oct. 19. "Air Force One," the "Hunger Games" trilogy and "Sleepless in Seattle" are among the movies coming to the streaming service. 

Notable movies leaving Hulu next month include the comedy "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," the sports classic "Hoosiers," and the best picture winner "Slumdog Millionaire." 

Here are the titles coming to Hulu in October:

Oct. 1

Big Sky (Season 2 premiere)
Cake (Season 5 premiere)
Grey's Anatomy (Season 18 premiere)
Station 19 (Season 5 premiere)
The Bachelorette (Season 13)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Air Force One
Blippi's Spooky Spells Halloween
Boxcar Bertha
Cedar Rapids
Chasing Papi
Code 46
Crimson Tide
Date Night
Dead of Winter
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
Dr. No
Edge of the World
Escape from Alcatraz
Exorcist: The Beginning
The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave
From Russia with Love
Happy Feet
Happy Feet Two
The Holiday
House of Games
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Hunt for the Skinwalker
License to Kill
Light It Up
Lost In Space
The Love Guru
Mad Max
The Mask of Zorro
Mean Creek
Meet The Spartans
My Best Friend's Wedding
The Offence
The Perfect Holiday
Queen of the Damned
Racing with the Moon
The Recruit
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
Resident Evil: Retribution
Road Trip
The Saint
Sleeping with the Enemy
Sleepless in Seattle
Species II
Species III
Species: The Awakening
The Spy Who Loved Me
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Star Trek: First Contact
Star Trek: Generations
Star Trek: Insurrection
Star Trek: Nemesis
Sweet Home Alabama
Sweet Land
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Teen Wolf
Theater of Blood
Tooth Fairy
Total Recall
The Untouchables
Victor Frankenstein
Vigilante Force
The Village
The Vow
What About Bob?
When A Man Loves A Woman
Wolves at the Door
Wrong Turn 2

Oct. 3

Saturday Night Live (Season 47 premiere)
Finding Your Feet
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Oct. 4

America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 32 premiere)
Maggie's Plan
The Program

Oct. 6

Castle (Complete series)

Oct. 7

Baker's Dozen (Season 1)

Oct. 8

Cannabis Evolution

Oct. 9

Shark Tank (Season 13 premiere)

Oct. 10

G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Rogue Hostage

Oct. 11

Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Oct. 12

The Loneliest Whale

Oct. 13

Dopesick (Series premiere)

Oct. 14

Out of Death

Oct. 15

America's Book of Secrets (Season 2)
Beyond Oak Island (Season 1)
Beyond Scared Straight (Seasons 4-6)
Hoarders (Season 3)
Little Women: Atlanta (Seasons 1-2)
Married at First Sight: Couples Cam (Season 10)
Marrying Millions (Season 2)
Nightwatch (Season 1)
Seven Year Switch (Season 3)
Swamp People (Seasons 1-2)
A Murder to Remember
Cheer Camp Killer
Miss India America

Oct. 16

Home Sweet Home (Series premiere)

Oct. 18

Dream Horse

Oct. 19

The Bachelorette (Season 18 premiere)

Oct. 20

Queens (Series premiere)

Oct. 21

The Evil Next Door
The Next Thing You Eat (Season 1)

Oct. 22


Oct. 23

The Marksman
Silent Night

Oct. 25

Come Away

Oct. 26

Maybe Next Year

Oct. 27

For Madmen Only

Oct. 28

First Date

Oct. 30 

Catfish: The TV Show (Season 8D)

Oct. 31

Spirit Untamed

Here are the titles leaving Hulu in October:

Oct. 16

The Skeleton Twins

Oct. 23

An American Haunting

Oct. 25

The Artist

Oct. 26

Good Deeds

Oct. 30

Slumdog Millionaire

Oct. 31

12 Years a Slave
30 Days Of Night
30 Minutes Or Less
Air Force One
An Elephant's Journey
Are We There Yet?
Attack The Block
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest
Blast From The Past
Boxcar Bertha
Code 46
Dead of Winter
Dr. No
El Dorado
Exorcist: The Beginning
The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave
The Final Girls
First Knight
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
From Russia with Love
Fun in Acapulco
Hanging Up
The Hot Chick
House of Games
I Spit On Your Grave
I Spit On Your Grave 2
I Spit On Your Grave 3
The Indian in the Cupboard
The Last Stand
License to Kill
Mad Max
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
The Manchurian Candidate
The Mask of Zorro
McLintock! (Producer's Cut)
New Year's Eve
The Offence 
Paws P.I.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
The Perfect Holiday
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
Revolutionary Road
Road Trip
Romy And Michele's High School Reunion
Rules of Engagement
Sleeping with the Enemy
Sleepless In Seattle
Spare Parts
The Sons of Katie Elder
Species II
Species III
Species: The Awakening
The Spy Who Loved Me
Sweet Land
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Teen Wolf
The Thin Red Line
Theater of Blood
They Came Together
To Die For
Total Recall
Under The Tuscan Sun
Vigilante Force
Walking Tall
We Were Soldiers
What About Bob?
White Nights

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