‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 5 hits Hulu on September 14 — here’s how to watch the critically acclaimed drama

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  • "The Handmaid's Tale" is a TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's classic novel.
  • The show's fifth season starts streaming on September 14 exclusively on Hulu. 
  • A Hulu subscription costs $ 7 a month with ads, or $ 13 a month for ad-free streaming.

"The Handmaid's Tale," based on Margaret Atwood's classic book, returns for a fifth season on September 14. The Hulu original series is set in a dystopian alternate reality where women are subjugated under a totalitarian government.

Elisabeth Moss stars as June, a former handmaid who takes on the role of a rebel leader against the Republic of Gilead. The show also stars Yvonne Strahovski, Ann Dowd, O-T Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley, and Bradley Whitford.

Check out the trailer for 'The Handmaid's Tale' season 5

"The Handmaid's Tale" has received numerous awards, including an Emmy for outstanding drama series in 2017, and a Golden Globe for best drama series in 2018. The show holds an average "80% Fresh" rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes. As of September 13, season five has a "67% Fresh" rating based on six early reviews from critics.

How to watch 'The Handmaid's Tale'

You can watch "The Handmaid's Tale"s season five on Hulu starting September 14. The first two episodes premiere at 12 a.m. ET. New episodes are then expected to follow every Wednesday through November 9.

In addition to the new season, you can also watch seasons one through four of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu.

Hulu's basic, ad-supported plan costs $ 7 a month. For ad-free streaming, you can upgrade to Hulu's premium plan at $ 13 a month. Keep in mind, however, that Hulu will be increasing its ad-supported price to $ 8/month and its ad-free price to $ 15/month on October 1o.


"The Handmaid's Tale" is available to watch on Hulu through a range of streaming devices including Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and most smart TVs. You can also access Hulu through a web browser.

Can I watch 'The Handmaid's Tale' for free? 

Yes, you can watch "The Handmaid's Tale" for free with a trial to Hulu. New Hulu subscribers get a 30-day free trial to test out the service. After your trial ends, you'll need to pay for a subscription to keep watching.

In order to watch every episode in season five of "The Handmaid's Tale" for free we recommend waiting until the end of October to sign up for your trial. 

How many episodes are in season 5 of 'The Handmaid's Tale'?

Season five of "The Handmaid's Tale" will feature 10 episodes in total. 

Will season 5 of 'The Handmaid's Tale' be the last season?

"The Handmaid's Tale" season five will not be the show's last season. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hulu has renewed "The Handmaid's Tale" for a sixth and final season.

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