All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hulu’

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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