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Netflix, Hulu And Others Headed To Virtual Reality

Netflix, Hulu And Others Headed To Virtual Reality

You’ll soon be able to watch Netflix, Hulu, and other video streaming services in virtual reality, it was revealed today at an Oculus developers conference. At first, the new experiences will just let you watch content like normal in virtual reality settings. For example, you’ll be able to watch Seinfeld on Hulu while sitting on a virtual version of Jerry’s …

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Hulu Gets Rid of Ads … If You Cough Up an Extra $4 a Month

Hulu Gets Rid of Ads … If You Cough Up an Extra $4 a Month

  Hulu, which unlike competitors Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO and more make you pay a subscription fee and watch ads, is finally going to let you ditch the ads. If you want to pay $4 more a month. As expected, Hulu has unveiled an ad-free service. It costs $12 per month, 50% more than the ad-filled option everyone is …

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Netflix Lets Epix Deal Expire As Hulu Enters Multi-Year Agreement

Netflix Lets Epix Deal Expire As Hulu Enters Multi-Year Agreement

Netflix announced that it has decided not to renew an agreement in the US with cable network Epix, which means it is dropping a bunch of big-name movies from its offering. Hulu is picking up where Netflix left off, announcing a multi-year deal with the channel. Netflix, anticipating user frustration, put out a blog post explaining its reasoning, and what …

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Snow In Hawaii In July Rare Occurence, But Does Happen

Snow in Hawaii is a rare thing, for sure. But, snow in Hawaii in July is especially weird. Even when it’s just 1.5 inches. On Friday morning, a blanket of snow in Hawaii covered the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii’s Big Island. Maureen Ballard, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Honolulu, said of the snow in Hawaii, …

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Hulu May Let You Go Ad-Free for a Price

One of life’s great annoyances (Why do I pay for Hulu but still have to sit through ads?) may be about to get mitigated. Kind of. Hulu is reportedly thinking about offering ad-free streaming – but there’s a catch. Netflix and Amazon Prime, for instance, offer ad-free streaming for all subscribers. Hulu’s plan, according to the Wall Street Journal, is …

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South Park Deal Cost Hulu a Record $192 Million

South Park will be on the air for at least five more seasons, through 2019. Today, Comedy Central announced the show had been extended by three seasons and 30 episodes – through 23 seasons and 304 episodes. The 19th season is set to premiere on September 16th. “‘South Park’ remains the bedrock of Comedy Central and we are thrilled that …

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Aaron Paul’s Next TV Gig Is a New Hulu Drama

No, despite what you may have heard, Aaron Paul is not reprising his role as Jesse Pinkman in a Breaking Bad spinoff. That was just a joke. But the actor is returning to the small screen – on Hulu. Paul will star opposite Michelle Monaghan in the new Hulu drama The Way, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show, from …

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19 Kids and Counting Cut by Hulu Amid Scandal

If you try going to the Hulu site page for 19 Kids and Counting, you get a 404 error. There is nothing on the page. In the wake of the Josh Duggar scandal, Hulu has quietly taken the show off its website. You can find episodes listed in search results, but they do not load. The company has made no …

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Seinfeld Hits Hulu on June 24

Last month, Hulu paid a fortune for the streaming rights to everyone’s favorite show about nothing, Seinfeld. Now, Hulu has finally given us a premiere date. Every single episode of the classic sitcom will be available on Hulu starting June 24. Sweet Fancy Moses, every "Seinfeld" episode is on #hulu 6/24. Get ready for #AllTheNothing: http://t.co/stFQWiSL6X. https://t.co/H1J2RdXnSf — hulu (@hulu) May …

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Mindy Kaling Show, ‘The Mindy Project’ Heads to Hulu for Season 4

Mindy Kaling has just learned that Hulu has saved her show–The Mindy Project–from its demise. Just a week after Fox cancelled the show, Hulu announced it had ordered the fourth season of the show from Universal Television. Twenty-six new episodes of The Mindy Project will air during season four, providing Mindy Kaling fans with the perfect opportunity to find out …

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Mindy Kaling Teases About Whether Her Show Is Really Over

Mindy Kaling may be up to something. Figuring out what that is could be the tough part. Mindy Kaling’s show, The Mindy Project, was canceled this week. That news came as a stunner to her fans who tuned in every week to see their favorite girl as Mindy Lahiri. But then Mindy Kaling posted a short video to Instagram that …

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Mindy Kaling’s TV Show Gets Canceled By Fox But Hulu Might Pick It Up

After months of speculation, Fox finally cancels the The Mindy Project. Reports say that Mindy Kaling’s comedy series won’t be picked up for a fourth season at Fox. The series, about a successful doctor who dreams of getting her personal and romantic life on track, was already facing an uncertain future. The network considers the show’s ratings not up to …

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‘Myst’ TV Show Coming to Hulu

Remember all those frustrating hours trying to figure out what the hell to do in Myst? Well, get ready to relive those frustrating moments on TV, as Hulu has apparently landed the streaming rights to an upcoming show based on the classic 90s game. According to Deadline, the show is penned by Divergent writer Evan Daugherty. Myst blends elements of …

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Walking Dead Spinoff Will Land Exclusively on Hulu

When the first season of AMC’s upcoming Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead wraps up, the only place you’ll be able to stream it online is Hulu. Hulu has announced a major partnership with AMC Networks that will give it exclusive SVOD rights to “new and upcoming primetime scripted comedy and drama series” from networks like AMC, IFC, …

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Seinfeld Is Coming to Hulu, and It’s Not Coming Cheap

No official announcement from Hulu yet, but multiple outlets are reporting that the third-most-talked-about online streaming platform has possibly made itself more attractive to subscribers – by snagging Seinfeld. For years, Seinfeld has remained a streaming holdout – never appearing on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or any other major player. Of course, you could always watch Seinfeld on TBS – whenever …

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Empire Lands Exclusively at Hulu (Current and Future Episodes)

If you’re looking to stream FOX’s new hit drama Empire, you’re going to have to go to Hulu. Through a deal with Twentieth Century Fox, Hulu has snagged the exclusive streaming rights to the show – both current and future episodes. New episodes will pop up on Hulu one day after they air on FOX. “Today, Hulu is very proud …

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CSI Heads to Hulu in First Streaming Deal for Show

Beginning in early April, you’ll be able to stream over 300 episodes of CBS’ long-running crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on Hulu Plus. This is the first time that CSI has ever been licensed to a streaming video on-demand service. “CSI is one of the most popular television franchises in the world and we could not be more thrilled …

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Netflix in Hotels? Marriott Tests New TV Service

Vacancy. Indoor Pool. Free … Netflix? The Marriott hotel chain is testing new video offerings in a handful of locations. The new TV service apparently allows guests to stream Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora in their rooms. “We have invited leading technology companies and content providers to work with us to design the next wave in in-room entertainment focusing on on-demand …

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Hulu Acquires ‘Fargo’ And Other MGM Content

Hulu announced that it has acquired exclusive streaming rights to hit television series (or mini-series, if you prefer..it was renewed for a second season) Fargo. The acquisition comes as part of an expansion of Hulu’s relationship with MGM, and it also includes all episodes of History’s Vikings as well as multi-year, non-exclusive licensing rights to over 1,500 episodes of MGM …

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Hulu Signs Deal for a Bunch of FX Shows

Hulu and Twentieth Century Fox have just signed a deal that will bring a boatload of FX content to the streaming platform. The deal is multi-faceted, giving Hulu exclusive rights to current FX shows, future seasons of those current shows, as well as the SVOD rights to future FX Productions content. Here’s all the FX content coming to Hulu over …

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Hulu Acquires SVOD Rights To Resurrection, Mistresses, Devious Maids

Hulu announced a new licensing agreement with the Disney-ABC Television Group that will give it exclusive SVOD rights to all episodes of Resurrection and Mistresses, and prior episodes of Lifetime’s Devious Maids. “ABC Studios produces some of the most compelling stories on television today, and its sophomore drama series, Resurrection, is a perfect example,” Hulu said in a blog post. …

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Hulu Makes Deal For Discovery Content

Hulu announced that it has entered into a partnership with Discovery which will see it become the exclusive subscription video on-demand home to Deadliest Catch. It’s the first ong-form content partnership between the two. The agreement will also see Hulu getting various shows from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Destination America and original Spanish-language content from Discovery …

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‘Selfie’, Recently Canceled, Will Finish Up the Season on Hulu

You’re probably not going to get a second season of Selfie, but at least you’ll be able to finish out the current season Despite some positive reviews, ABC canceled its freshman comedy earlier this month. According to the network, it was a ratings issue. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “the series opened to a mediocre 5.3 million viewers and a …

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Hulu Orders Amy Poehler-Produced ‘Difficult People’

Hulu announced today that it has given a straight-to-series order for Difficult People, a new Hulu Original series executive produced by Amy Poehler and starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner. The description is as follows: Difficult People hails from Julie Klausner (Billy on the Street) who stars alongside Emmy-nominated Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner. As best friends living …

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Hulu Announces Original Series From Jason Reitman

Hulu announced that it’s adding a new original series to its slate. It’s called Casual, and comes from Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air). The show is described as a ten-episode, single-camera, half-hour comedy, which follows a dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother and his newly-divorced sister. They coach each other through the “crazy world of dating …

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Hulu Plus Might Have Fewer Ads in the Future

In that’s probably a good idea news, Hulu is considering chilling out a little bit when it comes to ads on Hulu Plus. Any subscriber (or former subscriber) of Hulu Plus knows the soul-crushing despair that comes with paying $7.99 a month for a service and still having to sit through ads. It’s a terrible pain in the ass. For …

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Hulu Greenlights Series Based On Stephen King Book ’11/22/63′

Hulu announced that it has greenlit a new original series called 11/22/63 based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television. Abrams, King, Carpenter and Bryan Burk are all serving as executive producers. Bad Robot’s Kathy Lingg is co-executive producer, and Athena Wickham is …

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Hulu Picks Up The Hilarious ‘Party Down’

Hulu announced that it has acquired streaming rights to comedy series Party Down. Starting on Friday, all episodes of the show will be available to stream exclusively on Hulu Plus. The first five episodes will be available for a limited time on the free version of Hulu. Party Down ran for only two seasons on Starz from 2009 – 2010. …

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Here’s What’s New On Hulu And Hulu Plus

To go with our weekly lists of what’s hitting Netflix, we recently started sharing updates on new content hitting Hulu and Hulu Plus, as Hulu sends us lists. Here’s this week’s: Manhattan– New Episode – “The Hive” The community reels after losing a member, while new security measures affect the scientists’ work. (Monday, Aug. 11 on Hulu Plus, Wednesday, Aug. …

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