Hulu Ends Free Viewing
L.A. Business Journal
AUGUST 8, 2016
In a move to align itself with its paid-subscription rivals, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, television-streaming service Hulu of Santa Monica has ended its free-to-view streaming service
Hulu Confirms Plans For Live TV Streaming Service
MAY 4, 2016
Los Angeles-based Hulu confirmed today at its Upfront event in New York that it indeed is planning to roll out a live, TV streaming service next year. Hulu's Upfront offers up a look into Hulu's shows and business to major advertisers. live hulu television streaming cable service content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.
Time Warner Takes Ten Percent Stake In Hulu
AUGUST 3, 2016
Time Warner has taken a 10 percent stake in Los Angeles-based streaming television service Hulu , the companies said this morning, and also has inked a deal to add TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, Boomerang and Turner Classic Movies to Hulu's new, upcoming live streaming service. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Debuts Virtual Reality App For Samsung Gear
MARCH 25, 2016
Hulu said its entire 2D library is available through the app, as well as 25, virtual reality films. READ MORE>>.
Lionsgate, Hulu Team Up To Acquire Right To Film Joshy
MARCH 1, 2016
Lionsgate and Hulu said that they have teamed up to acquired the North American rights to a film, Joshy , from writer and director Jeff Baena (Life After Beth), the two said on Tuesday. lionsgate hulu joshy streaming video hollywood content theater theatre jeff baenaFinancial details on the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Hits PlayStation 4
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Los Angeles-based television streaming site Hulu announced today that its premium service, Hulu Plus, will be available on the upcoming Sony PlayStation 4, starting on Friday. huluplus streaming hollywood content console videogame playstation playstation4 hulu READ MORE>>.
Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design
APRIL 1, 2011
Hulu's gag website was one of a number of April Fool's efforts by technology firms Friday. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Ends Free Streaming Service
AUGUST 8, 2016
Not--it's not a mistake, that "Start Your Free Trial" button on the home page of Los Angeles-based television streaming service Hulu marks the end of Hulu's free streaming , as the company moves 100 percent into the world of subscription video. hulu streaming television paid subscription content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Updates Video Player
MARCH 15, 2012
Viewers watching their favorite TV show on Hulu today might notice a slight change: the site's video player is now bigger, due to an update on the firm's web site Thursday. Hulu said the company updated its video player with one which is 55 percent larger, in addition to a number of other UI changes. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Ties Into TED
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
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Hulu Extends Android Rollout
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Los Angeles-based streaming media site Hulu said last night that it has extended its Hulu Plus Android app to run on nine more devices. The Hulu Plus app is free, but it requires a $7.99 a month subscription to Hulu's premium streaming services. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Updates Roku Software
APRIL 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said last night that it has updated its Hulu Plus on the Roku software. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Swizzles Android UI
MARCH 29, 2012
Hulu said that the new app includes a new design featuring horizontal "trays" to swipe through to browse through TVs and movies. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Expands Device Support
MARCH 23, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu is continuing to build out its list of supported devices for its subscription, Hulu Plus service, the firm said late Thursday. According to Hulu, its service is now available on Toshiba 2012 Blu-ray players, Sharp 2012 TVs and Best Buy's Dynex Blu-ray players. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Posts Every Episode Of Star Trek, For Free
MARCH 22, 2013
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Hulu Plus Hits Android
JUNE 23, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu , the web video site, said Thursday that it has rolled out its Hulu Plus application on Android. Hulu said the Hulu Plus application will run on six phones, including the Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Names New CTO
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Los Angeles-based streaming television provider Hulu said Tuesday that it has named Tian Lim as its new Chief Technology Officer. Hulu said that Lim replaces Brad Suter, who had been overseeing the company''s technology team on an interim basis. hulu executive sony xbox READ MORE>>.
Hulu Refreshes Site, Focuses on More Vivid, Graphic Experience
AUGUST 22, 2012
Hulu also released a walkthrough of the changes in a video on its site. hulu redesign content hollywood video streaming television movie
Hulu Redesigns Apple TV UI
MARCH 19, 2013
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Hulu Rolls Out Documentary Series
AUGUST 3, 2011
The series will air as six, half hour episodes on Hulu. Hulu said this is the first, long form effort funded by the online video site.
Hulu Signs Global Distribution Deal
MARCH 12, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu has inked a deal to distribute its original content to the international market, the firm said Monday, in a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises. Hulu said the deal calls for FremantleMedia to handle distribution rights to its original content internationally, including distributing the content over traditional media.
Hulu Launches 2013 AdZone For Super Bowl Ads
JANUARY 17, 2013
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Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8
MAY 6, 2013
Hulu the online television streaming site based in Los Angeles, has added support for Windows Phone 8, the company announced Monday.
Hulu Connects With Facebook
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu was one of the many firms announcing new Facebook application yesterday at Facebook's F8 conference. According to Hulu, its new Hulu on Facebook app integrates Hulu with Faceboook, to make watching TV and movies on the site even more social. READ MORE>>.
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock Debuts On Hulu
AUGUST 22, 2013
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Hulu Plus Gets South Park
JUNE 15, 2011
South Park , the animated TV series created by Trek Parker and Matt Stone, has inked a deal with Los Angeles-based streaming video site Hulu , to feature nearly every episode of South Park on Hulu Plus. The episodes will be available on all of the devices supported by the premium, Hulu Plus service. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Tops 2M Subscribers, Plans New Ad Structure
APRIL 17, 2012
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu reports this morning that it has now surpassed 2 million paid subscribers to its Hulu Plus service, as of Q1 this year. Hulu said there will be no charge for the change, where advertisers will not be charged unless their advertisements have been streamed through completion.
Hulu Launches Spanish Language Programming
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu reported this morning that it has launched its Spanish language programming service, "Hulu Latino", offering up Spanish language programs from Univision, Azteca America, Butaca, Caracol Televisin, Comarex, Estrella TV, Imagina US, Laguna Productions, Maya Entertainment, RCTV, Todobebe Inc, and Venevision.
Hulu Plans Super Bowl Push
JANUARY 31, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Tuesday that it is planning a big push of its Hulu Plus subscription service, with a Super Bowl XLVI advertising campaign.
Hulu Applies Face Matching To Shows
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu has just rolled out a unique feature to the video streaming service today, saying that it is applying facial recognition techniques which will allow its viewers to identify actors in videos, by hovering over their face. hulu face matching facial recognition software labs entertainment contentREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Approaching 1M Hulu Plus Subscribers
JULY 6, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu , the online video streaming site headed by Jason Kilar, released some detailed subscriber numbers Wednesday, as the firm continued to be. According to the firm, it is approaching 1 million paying subscribers to its Hulu Plus service, expecting that it will cross the 1M number before the end of the summer.
Hulu To Tap Forssell As Acting CEO
MARCH 14, 2013
Los Angeles-based Hulu reported Thursday afternoon that it will appoint Andy Forssell as acting CEO of the company, when current CEO Jason Kilar leaves at the end of the month. movies streaming hollywood media content executive huluREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Debuts Miramax Films On Hulu Plus
JUNE 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu said this morning that it has debuted 27 titles from Miramax on its Hulu Plus service, after inking a deal to include "hundreds" of Miramax films through the site's premium services. According to Hulu, the titles include such titles as Pulp fiction. READ MORE>>.
Chill Links Into Hulu
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Los Angeles-based Chill , the social chat startup headed by Brian Norgard and Dan Gould, said today that it has launched a major integration of its site with Hulu. chill hulu video streaming chat socialChill allows users to view, chat, and comment on live video streams via social rooms, complete with avatars representing users.
Hulu Launches Personalized Ad Feature
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Monday that it has rolled out a new feature which will let users pick their own commercials mid-stream, flipping any commercial to another advertising choice on its site. Hulu did not say if it intends to use that clickstream of data to further shape personalization of its ads or profiling of its users.
Report: Hulu Near Network Deal
MAY 13, 2011
A report today says that Los Angeles-based Hulu is close to inking a new deal with its network owners. READ MORE>>.
Google Reportedly In Talks To Buy Hulu
JULY 1, 2011
A report Friday from the Los Angeles Times says that Google is in preliminary talks to buy Los Angeles-based Hulu. According to the LA Times--citing "people familiar with the situtation"--Hulu has also been shopped to Microsoft Corp. Hulu has reportedly retained investment banks Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners to shop the firm.
Hulu Inks Deal With The CW
OCTOBER 28, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Friday that it has inked a deal with The CW , the stream the current season of shows from the network on both Hulu and Hulu Plus. hulu women content hollywood television network programming cable licenseFinancial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Hits Panasonic TVs
AUGUST 8, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Monday that its Hulu Plus service has launched on Panasonic TVs and Blu-ray Players. The company said its Hulu Plus service will be available to any of its subscribers, who pay $7.99 a month for access to the service. hulu plus panasonic hdtv streaming video content television blueray
Hulu Plus Extends To Nook
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said this afternoon that it has extended its Hulu Plus premium service to the Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet, the latest device to include the streaming video service as an added feature. Subscriptions to Hulu Plus cost $7.99 a month. Hulu also said it will be adding support for the NOOK Color soon.