05/02/2023

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The ex-Fox and ex-Hulu Authentic collection The Mindy Challenge will probably be making its Netflix debut to usher in the brand new 12 months on Netflix in the US. A number of seasons (anticipated to be all six) will arrive on Netflix US on January 1st, 2023.  

Mindy Kaling was the romantic comedy collection essential star, coming off her profitable stint on NBC’s The Workplace. She performed Dr. Mindy Kuhel Lahiri, an expert dwelling in New York Metropolis, making an attempt to juggle her private {and professional} life.

The present ran for 117 episodes throughout 6 seasons, with seasons 1-3 at Fox and 4 by way of 6 at Hulu as a Hulu Authentic.

Alongside Mindy Kaling, the collection contains Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Anna Camp, Zoe Jarman, Amanda Setton, Stephen Tobolowsky, and Ike Barinholtz.

So why is a present from Fox and Hulu coming to Netflix and a Hulu Authentic collection at that? Nicely, it comes right down to who the proprietor of the present is, and that’s NBC Common Tv Distribution, who’re free to promote the present’s streaming rights to whoever they select.

In recent times, NBC Common Tv has been preserving their reveals in-house for his or her Peacock streaming service, though we’ve nonetheless seen them promote reveals to Netflix on short-term licenses.

This isn’t the primary time The Mindy Challenge has been on Netflix worldwide. Netflix Canada carried the present for a protracted stint earlier than leaving the service in 2020.

Netflix US isn’t anticipated to hold the present solely, nonetheless. All prior seasons are anticipated to stay obtainable on Hulu and Prime Video.

It’s unclear whether or not different Netflix areas will choose up The Mindy Challenge’s license within the New Yr.

netflix release date for the mindy project

Netflix launch date for The Mindy Challenge within the US


We should always observe that Kaling, beneath an total cope with Warner Bros. Tv, has shut ties with Netflix.

The prolific author and actress notably created considered one of Netflix’s most profitable teen-comedy collection within the type of By no means Have I Ever, on account of launch its fourth and closing season in 2024. She additionally has one other challenge lined up for Netflix within the type of a Lakers comedy collection the place she’s teaming up with Elaine Ko.

This strategic licensing may very well be a stepping stone to introducing Kalings different works on Netflix to subscribers.

Are you wanting ahead to The Mindy Challenge heading to Netflix in January 2023? Tell us within the feedback.

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