With the possible sale of the company behind them, the owners of Hulu are focusing their efforts on challenging Netflix in the world of original programming, with preparations under way for the Aug. 1 launch of "The Awesomes." The animated series, co-created Seth Meyers and which will include the actor's voice work along with other "Saturday Night Live" alums, is Hulu's first original show this year. It will trace the foibles of a team of would-be superheroes.

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