Hulu Orders Luke Bryan-Hosted Docuseries 'It's All Country'
Hulu announced a new, six-episode docuseries "It's All Country." A launch date on the platform is forthcoming. A premium, pop-culture-forward docuseries, "It's All Country" explores the hottest people, topics and moments in country music by examining the iconic songs and artists that changed the face of country music forever. Marking 100 years since the first country music record was made, the series highlights the cultural impact and memorable performers and performances that make country music an American and growing global sensation. The series will be produced by Omaha Productions, NFL Films and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Executive produced by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, "It's All Country" will be hosted by Luke Bryan.
In the past year, Hulu has had a banner run in the documentary and unscripted series space. In April, Brooke Shields' Emmy® Award-nominated "Pretty Baby" debuted as the most-watched program of all ABC News premieres on Hulu. In November, the streamer announced that "God Forbid: The Sex Scandal That Brought Down a Dynasty" became the most-watched documentary feature in the streamer's history. In February, Hulu Originals released "Stolen Youth: Inside the Cult at Sarah Lawrence" to exceptional critical and audience acclaim. Last year, "Victoria's Secret: Angels and Demons" broke the documentary series record previously held by "Captive Audience." Additionally, last year, the streamer launched "The Kardashians," which premiered as and remains both the most-watched unscripted series and most-watched premiere in the history of the platform.
About Luke Bryan: Country music superstar and television personality Luke Bryan's tremendous career accolades include 20 billion worldwide streams, more RIAA-certified digital single certifications than any other Country artist of all time with 83 million and his overall RIAA certifications total 98.5 million. He was recently presented with the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award in recognition of his standing as one of the most streamed artists in SoundExchange's 20-year history. Bryan has won more than 50 major music awards including five wins as Entertainer of the Year. Additional awards include six recognitions as a CMT Artist of the Year, NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year, the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for "Crash My Party," seven CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, and four American Music Awards—as well as being named Billboard's Top Country Artist of the 2010s, the Most Heard Artist of the Decade by Country Aircheck, and the Artist Humanitarian Recipient by the Country Radio Broadcasters. On Nov. 8 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), Bryan and NFL superstar Peyton Manning will return to host "The 57th Annual CMA Awards" to be broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on ABC. And in 2024, Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will return as celebrity judges for their seventh season on ABC's "American Idol." Check out more about Luke Bryan on his website LukeBryan.com, and follow him on Facebook, X, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok.
About Peyton Manning: Peyton Manning, the NFL's only five-time Most Valuable Player and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection, has earned his place among the greatest quarterbacks in league history. A first-ballot Hall of Fame selection, Manning was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2021. Following his retirement from the NFL, Manning founded Omaha Productions, an entertainment company focused on developing content that unifies and uplifts people and communities. Omaha Productions executive produces ESPN's Emmy Award-winning Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli along with alternative telecasts for college football, golf, the NBA, F1 and the UFC. The company also serves as executive producer on Quarterback, NFL Honors, the ESPYs and ESPN+'s PLACES franchise featuring series from Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Abby Wambach, Vince Carter, David Ortiz, Ronda Rousey, Sue Bird, P.K. Subban and John McEnroe. The company also has series at A+E Networks, NBCUniversal and Netflix.
About Omaha Productions: Omaha Productions is an entertainment company launched by Peyton Manning following his retirement from the NFL. Omaha focuses on developing content that unifies and uplifts people and communities. Omaha Productions executive produces ESPN's Emmy-award-winning Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli along with alternative telecasts for college football, NBA, golf, and The UFC. The company also serves as executive producer on NFL Honors and ESPN+'s Places franchise featuring series from Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Abby Wambach, Vince Carter, David Ortiz, Ronda Rousey, P.K. Subban, Sue Bird, and John McEnroe. The company also has series at ABC, A+E Networks, NBCUniversal, and Netflix. The Omaha Audio Network provides daily sports talk in partnership with ESPN. More info here: www.omahaproductions.com
About NFL Films: NFL Films is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in Sports. It continues to produce innovative franchises and documentaries that both cover and transcend the world of Sports, across multiple networks and platforms. These include the #1 rated Quarterback on Netflix, Hard Knocks on HBO, seven 30 for 30 films on ESPN, Peyton's Places on ESPN+, and recent premium programming across Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, Paramount+, MGM+, Fox, NBC, CBS, NFL Network, and The Roku Channel. With 136 Sports Emmy Awards to its credit, NFL Films remains the gold standard in premium content, providing an elevated and connected viewer experience with unprecedented access to the athlete story.
About Hulu: Hulu is the leading and most comprehensive all-in-one premium streaming service that offers an expansive slate of live and on-demand entertainment, both in and outside the home, through a wide array of subscription options that give consumers ultimate control over their viewing experience. As part of the Disney Entertainment segment, Hulu is the only on-demand offering that provides access to shows from every major U.S. broadcast network, libraries of hit TV series and films – including licensed content available exclusively on Hulu – and award-winning Hulu Originals, both with and without commercials. With Hulu + Live TV, subscribers receive a unique combination of access to 90+ live news, entertainment and sports TV channels from 20th Television, The Walt Disney Company, ABC, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Discovery Networks, as well as Hulu's on-demand library, Disney+, and ESPN+ included as part of the base plan. Visit hulu.com to subscribe or learn more about the service.