Hulu Plus gets WWE

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Want wrestling anytime, anywhere? Hulu Plus has announced a multi-year agreement with WWE

Hulu Plus now on Apple TV

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Here’s some good news for Apple TV owners. Hulu has just announced their premium subscription program Hulu Plus is now available for Apple TV. Hulu serves up current and classic TV shows, feature length movies, and…

Providence Equity to sell Hulu shares

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Providence Equity Partners Inc. will sell off their 10% share in Hulu to Walt Disney Co., Comcast Corp, and News Corp for about $200 million, according to an article from Bloomberg. The online streaming TV show and movie service currently has about 2 million subscribers that pay $7.99 a month for unlimited usage (the same Netflix charges).

Hulu to add 4 new original TV shows

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Hulu has announced the addition of four new TV shows (streaming over the internet) to their programming lineup. The new shows include “The Awesomes,” “Don’t Quit Your Daydream,” “Flow,” and “We Got Next.

The Roku 2 XS is Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day

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For $79.99, you can bring 1080p streaming content into your living room. The flagship Roku 2 XS is being discounted 20% off its normal price today at Amazon. See the deal here.
The 2 XS features over 350 entertainment channels, including Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, and Netflix. The XS remote also has motion sensors built-in, letting you play games with it, like the included full version of Angry Birds.

Hulu Plus launches on Wii

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If you own a Nintendo Wii console you’ll now be able to watch streaming content from Hulu Plus. The free app from Hulu can be downloaded from the Wii Shop Channel, and users can try out Hulu Plus free for two weeks (unless you already have an existing Hulu Plus account).

Hulu’s “Battleground” to hit next month

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Hulu will launch an original TV show next month titled “Battleground” that follows Hulu’s first original documentary “A Day In The Life” which premiered last fall. “Battleground” is described as a “workplace dramedy” focusing on a political campaign for a Senate seat in Wisconsin.

Hulu launches Spanish language enhancements, adds programming

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Whether you’re a native speaker or want to learn some español, Hulu has made it easier by launching a new library of current and classic content in the Spanish language dubbed “Hulu Latino.” The new library is available to Hulu Plus subscribers and in addition to previous titles offers the entire current season of primetime TV shows from Univision, Galavision and Telefutura.

Hulu off the auction block

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Hulu is no longer for sale, after spending weeks on the auction block. Early interested parties included Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Dish Network and even South Korea mobile giant SK Telecom was interested (which turned out to be a rumor). Now it appears Hulu owners will keep the company for themselves, focusing on making the company successful.

Hulu bidding extended

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We expected a buyer for Hulu yesterday, with names like Google, Amazon, Yahoo, and other well-known brands mentioned as possible bidders.

Hulu producing original documentary series

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Hulu will take its first step into producing “long-form” programming with a documentary series from Super Size Me creator Morgan Spurlock. According to the LA Times, “A Day in the Life” will feature Spurlock as he chases after celebrities such as will.i.am and Richard Branson during 24-hour periods.

Hulu app now available for Android

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Hulu has released the Hulu Plus app to the Android Market, but at this point has only uploaded apps for six devices. Those devices include the Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix. While its certainly a let down for owners of unsupported smartphones,

Hulu adds streaming Miramax movies

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Hulu added Miramax movies to their streaming library this week, with about 15 titles even available for non-paying Hulu users (commercials added). For Hulu Plus subscribers, the movies are free of advertising. Swingers and The English…

Netflix loses Criterion films

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At the same time Hulu Plus subscribers received access to 150 Criterion Collection films, the film distributer pulled their titles from the streaming Netflix library. According to Criterion, “Hulu demonstrated a real commitment to the Criterion…

Hulu gets Criterion Collection

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Subscribers to Hulu Plus now have access to over 150 Criterion Collection titles with more to be added each month. In total, Criterion Collection has digital streaming rights to over 800 titles which could end up…

Stewart & Colbert back on Hulu

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Almost a year ago they were ripped from our laptops. But now they’re back. The “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The Colbert Report” are back on Hulu, after the online company signed a distribution…

Hulu Plus launches for Sony Dash

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Sony today announced the availability of the Hulu Plus subscription service on the Dash Personal Internet Viewer. Hulu Plus subscribers will now be able to access the service’s robust current TV offerings directly on Dash, including…

Networks block Google TV, so what’s next?

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Google TV launched last week on several devices including Sony Bravia TVs and Blu-ray players but networks aren’t exactly happy with the free access to their content. ABC, NBC, and CBS have blocked Google’s TV platform from…

Hulu to let users choose ads

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Hulu.com, MSNBC.com, and Yahoo.com will start letting viewers choose which types of ads they watch previous to video content, that according to a BusinessWeek article posted yesterday. The ad tool called ASq was tested by French…

CBS considering Hulu Plus

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Earlier this week Reuters reported CBS in talks with Hulu to bring their TV content to the online service. Previously, CBS stayed clear of the popular website which offers content from (and is coincidentally owned by)…

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