All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hulu’

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar To Depart Soon

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced today that he will step down in Q1. He posted an email he sent to the Hulu team to the Hulu blog. CTO Rich Tom is also stepping down. Kilar says he is currently working with the board to ensure there is “ample runway to manage this transition.” Kilar tells employees: It is impossible to …

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Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers

2012 is looking to be a stellar year for pretty much everybody who makes their livelihood on the Internet. The year has been especially kind to the folks at Hulu. The streaming service grew exponentially this year, and it looks like it’s going to keep growing. Hulu CEO Jason Kilar took to the company blog today to announce that Hulu …

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Hulu Launches Video Game Trailer Hub

Hulu has announced a new location for gamers to find the latest game trailers and reviews. It’s called Hulu Video Game hub, and you can check it out today. “[W]e love video games at Hulu. So for this busy video game season, we’ve got you covered. We’ve taken a big first step in feeding the game trailer addiction by bringing …

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Wii U’s TVii Service Delayed, Launches In December

The game console is no longer just for games. Nintendo is finally starting to realize this, and created TVii to show that it’s not behind the curve in delivering unique entertainment options to consumers. It was originally slated to launch with the console this Sunday, but Nintendo has silently delayed it at the last minute. In a general press release …

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Hulu Launches Kid-Friendly Ad-Free Section “Hulu Kids”

Hulu has just unveiled Hulu Kids, their new kid-friendly streaming section. It is now available online at hulu.com/kids and on the PS3. At launch, Hulu has included 43 kids shows inside the new section. All of the video housed inside the Hulu Kids section is age-appropriate and ad-free, as long as you’re a Hulu Plus subscriber. “For Hulu Plus subscribers …

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Hulu And CBS Enter Partnership To Bring CBS Shows To Hulu Plus

Hulu announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with CBS, which will see the network’s library of TV programming become available on Hulu Plus in January. Users will gain access to over 2,600 episodes of shows like Medium, Numb3rs, CSI Miami, Star Trek, I Love Lucy, The Twilight Zone, etc. “We remain ever-focused on building a …

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September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading

ComScore, a leading online media metrics company, today released its online video rankings for September 2012. Unsurprisingly, Google leads the internet in both unique viewers and video ads. According to the new rankings, Google websites, led by YouTube had over 150 million unique viewers in September. YouTube viewers watched over 13 billion videos for an average of 419 minutes per …

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Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Prime, Hulu

Amazon has added a ton of content to its Prime Instant Video service over the last few months, and that may have put Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the offensive. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hastings took a not-so-subtle dig at Amazon by describing their Prime video service as a “confusing mess.” He also reiterated that Netflix …

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Hulu Launches New Design That’s All About Discovery

Hulu has just unveiled a big redesign to their site that changes up the look, but also adds features and sections that aim to help users find the shows they want to watch, when they want to watch them. Hulu wants you to find those “hidden gems,” and that what this UI update is all about. “As we worked on …

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Is Hulu’s CEO Heading To Facebook?

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has just jumped from one rumor whirlwind to another, as the New York Post is reporting that Kilar may be on his way to Facebook. The Post quotes sources that say Mark Zuckerberg is very interested in Kilar and is considering him for a “senior role” in the company. Kilar joined Hulu after years of work …

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It Looks Like Yahoo Has Found Its CEO

First of all, there’s no official word yet, but it does look like Yahoo may have found its new CEO: current interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Yesterday, it was reported that Yahoo had narrowed its search for a CEO down to two people: Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. It appears that Kilar isn’t interested. Now, Business Insider’s Owen Thomas says …

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Yahoo Recovers Some of April’s Lost Video Viewers in May

comScore has released its online video rankings for sites in the United States for May 2012 and it appears to be some more good news for Yahoo. Following last week’s comScore report that Yahoo had finally slowed the precipitous loss of its search market stakes in May, this month’s video site rankings show that Yahoo appears to have gained back …

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