It’s almost officially summer. Which means it’s time to take a break from the harsh ultraviolet rays and sit in front of the TV with the air conditioner running. June is a great month to do exactly that, thanks to a number of new additions that are hitting your favorite streaming services. Orange Is the New Black comes back to Netflix for a suspenseful fifth season on June 9. For those who were unable to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s hilarious Oh, Hello during its Broad...
Hulu has finally named the person tasked with expanding the streaming platform’s slate of original programming. On Wednesday, Hulu named Joel Stillerman as its chief content officer, a newly-created role that will oversee the streaming company’s overall content strategy at a time when Hulu is looking to expand its original series and film offerings to better compete with rivals such as Netflix and Amazon. Stillerman arrives at Hulu from AMC Networks, where he served as president of o...
With Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Yahoo all well established in the market of original television shows and streaming, Facebook refuses to be left behind after a recent announcement declaring the company is planning to release 24 shows over the next couple of months. Out of the 24, Business Insider reports the network plans on having two different types of shows: one group of longer, large scale programs with ample amounts of money for production and shorter segments of about 10 minutes per episo...
Hulu will soon see if its long-awaited live-television streaming service can stand out in the growing crowd of online live-TV options and help the streaming platform better compete against larger rivals like Netflix. On Wednesday morning, Hulu announced the launch of the public beta version of Hulu with Live TV, which starts at $39.99 and allows users to stream live and on-demand programming from more than 50 TV channels running the gamut of live news, entertainment, and sports. The cost of the ...
Hulu is busy making deals ahead of the launch of its live-TV streaming service, announcing a new partnership with NBCUniversal that will bring a host new channels to the app. The post Hulu brings NBCUniversal programming to upcoming live-TV streaming service appeared first on Digital Trends.
When Hulu’s live TV service launches later this month, it will be able to boast that it offers real-time programming from all four major broadcast networks--Fox, ABC, CBS and now, NBC. The latter network has been negotiating with Hulu for some time, and the two sides announced the newly-inked deal on Monday morning. "NBC Universal is home to many of today's leading sports, news, entertainment and lifestyle networks - brands that not only draw large audiences but also drive pop culture," Hu...
May is shaping up to be a fruitful month for streaming services, with the addition of a host of movies, television shows, comedy specials and documentaries to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and HBO NOW. Netflix favorites House of Cards, Master of None and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt return for new seasons, while both Hulu and Amazon have picked up a collection of James Bond classics. Fans of one-man comedy shows and specials can enjoy new work from Maria Bamford, Chris Gethard and Hasan Minha...
My favorite line in Michal Lev-Ram's feature in the May issue of Fortune on TV-streaming service Hulu is when she calls them the "oh, yeah, I forgot about them" player that nevertheless has 12 million subscribers, a $6 billion valuation, and the complicated support of its entertainment-conglomerate owners. Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal (part of Comcast), and Time Warner (which is selling itself to AT&T) keep Hulu alive for a simple reason. They hope that by supporting a service with the usabilit...
Hulu and the Fight for Real-Time TV Will live programming, streamed online, help TV networks keep up with Netflix and Amazon? A new service from Hulu aims to answer that high-stakes question. body { display: none !important; } window.TIME = window.TIME || {}; window.TIME.TENTPOLE = window.TIME.TENTPOLE || {}; window.TIME.TENTPOLE.articleSrc = 'http://partners.fortune.com/hulu-hul-05-01-17'; (function() { document.domain = 'fortune.com'; document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function(e...
James Franco and Seth Rogen, who have collaborated on several projects including The Interview and Sausage Party, are teaming up again to develop a comedy for Hulu that will be set in the 1990s The post James Franco, Seth Rogen will take us back to the ’90s with comedy series on Hulu appeared first on Digital Trends.
Drunk History wouldn’t be a Comedy Central hit today without YouTube, which launched the concept, and Hulu, which introduced the series to cord cutters. Waters talks about why technology makes for exciting times for comedians in this exclusive interview. The post Derek Waters: How a cocktail of YouTube, Hulu, and booze made ‘Drunk History’ a hit appeared first on Digital Trends.
On Friday, Hulu announced a deal with A+E Networks that will see six brands from the company including A&E, History, and Lifetime coming to Hulu's upcoming live TV streaming service. The post New deal sees A+E Networks coming to Hulu’s upcoming live TV streaming service appeared first on Digital Trends.
It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows currently streaming on the platform, whether you're into poignant cartoons or intelligent dramas. The post Forget Netflix, these are the best TV shows streaming on Hulu appeared first on Digital Trends.
Until Nintendo launches the Switch's virtual console and releases some more noteworthy titles, the Japanese gaming giant's latest console is good for pretty much one thing: playing Zelda. Soon, however, Switch owners will have more to do with the device than navigate Link through Breath of the Wild. In an interview with The Washington Post, Nintendo of America head honcho Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon will all come to the device -- eventually. Said Fils-Aime: We’re ...
At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu will show off films focused on a war-torn Syrian city, an epochal skateboarding magazine from the 1990s, and one of Donald Trump's closest political advisers. The post Streamers Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu will show off films at Tribeca Film Festival appeared first on Digital Trends.
Each month, subscription streaming services add new slates of films and television shows to their rosters, making the possibilities for your next movie marathon or binge-watching session nearly endless. In March, HBO NOW and HBO Go will feature favorites like American Psycho and M*A*S*H. Viewers can also catch classics like Blazing Saddles and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou along with the return of original programming like Love and Grace and Frankie on Netflix, while Romy and Michele̵...
Hulu will provide customer help 24 hours a day, seven days a week ahead of the upcoming launch of its live TV streaming service, and plans to open a service center by the fall, doubling investment in customer service over the next year so it can cope better with any glitches that arise, the company told Reuters this week. The TV streaming service provider, which is owned by Walt Disney dis , Comcast cmcsa , 21st Centur...
J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions are teaming up with Hulu to develop Castle Rock, a series that will bring together the worlds of Stephen King's famous stories in a single series. The post J.J. Abrams/Stephen King crossover ‘Castle Rock’ gets 10-episode Hulu order appeared first on Digital Trends.
With the runaway success of Netflix's Stranger Things, it appears that streaming competitor Hulu has signed on Stephen King and J.J. Abrams to craft a show along the same vein. Both took to Twitter Friday night to preview the upcoming project titled Castle Rock, named after the fictional Maine town that appears as the setting in a number of King's books. The mysterious clip simply features various locations and characters from King's extensive canon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "The ant...
From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out our favorite movies currently streaming on the platform, whether you're into charming adventure tales or over-the-top archaeology. The post When you run out of TV shows to binge, check out these great movies on Hulu appeared first on Digital Trends.