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Hulu lands on Xfinity Flex and “soon” to Xfinity X1 boxes

Hulu lands on Xfinity Flex and “soon” to Xfinity X1 boxes

Comcast Xfinity is adding Hulu to its service, bringing another potential source of distraction during these times of coronavirus self-isolation. The update sees Hulu streaming arrive on Xfinity Flex from today, while Xfinity X1 customers will get it "soon" according to Comcast.

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Netflix Party makes virtual movie theater for COVID-19 quarantine

Netflix Party makes virtual movie theater for COVID-19 quarantine

There's a new system called Netflix Party with which you'll be able to connect with friends and sync streaming video. You'll all drop in a sort of virtual movie theater where, at the time chosen by the host, a movie or show will begin. There, you'll all be able to chat (in a text sidebar) while the movie or show is playing.

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Hulu Live TV finally arrives on the PS4: Here’s how to enable it

Hulu Live TV finally arrives on the PS4: Here’s how to enable it

Hulu + Live TV, the version of the streaming service that includes access to live television in addition to on-demand content, is finally available on the final major platform it lacked: PlayStation 4. Sony's console has notoriously been missing from a number of streaming service lists, though that has slowly changed over time. The new support arrived in an update on Tuesday.

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Oscar-winning Parasite movie is a Hulu streaming exclusive

Oscar-winning Parasite movie is a Hulu streaming exclusive

South Korean Oscar-winning movie Parasite will soon be available to exclusively stream through Hulu, the company has announced. This exclusivity refers to the United States, of course; Hulu isn't available in international markets at this time, though Disney has indicated that this may change in the relatively near future. The movie will be available to stream starting on April 8.

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Disney may finally launch Hulu outside of the US next year

Disney may finally launch Hulu outside of the US next year

Streaming service Hulu continues to grow, yet has remained limited to just the US market. We've heard reports of plans to eventually change this over the past couple of years, but nothing major has happened. According to a new report, that may change soon with Disney allegedly eyeing a 2021 international expansion of the video streaming service.

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Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel has decided to cancel two animated projects it had in the pipeline for eventual launch on Hulu, according to a new report. The decision will impact the planned Howard The Duck and Tigra & Dazzler animations the comic book company had expected to launch on Hulu; at this point in time, it appears that two other projects remain in the works, however.

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Hulu orders TV comedy starring Steve Martin and Martin Short

Hulu orders TV comedy starring Steve Martin and Martin Short

Hulu has ordered a new television comedy series that will star Steve Martin and Martin Short as strangers who share a passion for true crime. The series will reportedly feature a third main character, as well, though a recent report indicates that no one has been cast for that role at this time. The idea for the show reportedly comes from Martin who brought up the idea with Dan Fogelman, creator of This Is Us.

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Hulu finally adds voice control for Chromecast and Google smart displays

Hulu finally adds voice control for Chromecast and Google smart displays

Live and on-demand streaming service Hulu has finally added voice control support for Chromecast and Google's smart displays. With this new capability, Hulu users can tell Google Assistant to play a particular show or movie on their preferred Google smart display device or television with Chromecast. This marks the latest expansion of Google voice control support with Hulu joining competitors like Netflix and CBS.

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Hulu offers ad-free episodes to reward its binge watchers

Hulu offers ad-free episodes to reward its binge watchers

Hulu has announced a new type of advertisement experience that will reward viewers who binge-watch content. The company says it aims to help the brands that advertise on its platform reach subscribers who often watch several or more episodes, one after another, in long viewing sessions. What's in it for the binge-watchers? Hulu promises to show occasional ad-free episodes.

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New ‘latest’ Hulu ‘won’t work on this device’ list drop

New ‘latest’ Hulu ‘won’t work on this device’ list drop

In late 2019, Hulu decided to split their app into two versions. They called these versions "Classic Hulu app" and "the latest Hulu app" in support documentation. Every device Hulu supports for the "latest" Hulu app will have access for years to come, more than likely. This includes Apple TV (4th gen and later), Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 (not including live programming), Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 devices, Echo Show, Chromecast, and a variety of others. What we're interested in here is the latest guidance from Hulu on devices on which "New" Hulu will and will not work.

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Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

If you're looking for episodes of Rick and Morty in the near future, you won't be amongst the unlucky masses with just one option. If you're looking for a show like The Office, for example, you've likely been watching on Netflix for the past few years - but soon you'll have to head elsewhere. The same is true of many Disney TV shows and movies, including Marvel Comics movies and Star Wars movies - all of which are now on Disney+. But Cartoon Network, the folks who run the license show when it comes to Rick and Morty, do not seem to be taking the bait when it comes to the whole "exclusive" deal other networks are attempting to score.

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Hulu will increase the price of its Live TV plan in December

Hulu will increase the price of its Live TV plan in December

Hulu has offered a live television service in addition to its on-demand streaming service for a couple of years now, enabling its users to watch shows as they air in addition to streaming content that has already aired, as well as originals. In an announcement today, the company revealed that it is increasing the price of its Hulu + Live TV plan starting next month.

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