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Fox moves its animated shows to Hulu, giving Netflix the cold shoulder

Fox moves its animated shows to Hulu, giving Netflix the cold shoulder

Remember back in June when it was discovered that Netflix would be removing Futurama from its catalog at the beginning of July? That takedown has come and gone, making a lot of Futurama fans angry in the process, but now we know why it happened in the first place. Fox has penned an agreement with Hulu that will see the streaming service become the exclusive platform for its animated shows.

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Hulu adds HBO, just in time for new Game of Thrones

Hulu adds HBO, just in time for new Game of Thrones

We're now just 10 days out from the return of Game of Thrones, and just in time for the new season, Hulu has added both HBO and Cinemax to its streaming lineup. Like Showtime before them, HBO and Cinemax are being added as paid add-ons to Hulu plans, so don't expect a free ride into the lands of Westeros.

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Hulu Live TV Review: The promise of good things to come

Hulu Live TV Review: The promise of good things to come

Hulu has finally launched its own live TV product, following in the footsteps of competitors like DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and most recently, YouTube TV. It's an exciting time for television, at least as far as consumers are concerned, ushering in a level of freedom unprecedented in the live TV industry. As we've detailed for most of these products in the past, subscribers get access to things like mobile device streaming, multi-platform support, cloud DVR storage, and more. The big question now is: how does Hulu's service compare to the rest?

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Hulu Live TV launches to go head-to-head with YouTube

Hulu Live TV launches to go head-to-head with YouTube

Hulu has decided to go head-to-head with YouTube and other streaming services that are now offering what can be described as "light" cable subscriptions. Today Hulu announced the launch of Hulu Live TV, a new paid subscription service that offers around 50 channels for live streaming. Hulu's price is similar to what YouTube is asking for - $39.99 per month to start - but it's hoping that a few key features will make it stand out from the competition.

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Hulu live TV tipped at $39.99 per month, a penny shy of $40 threshold

Hulu live TV tipped at $39.99 per month, a penny shy of $40 threshold

Hulu's live television service is in a very closed beta at the moment, and we still don't know how much it will cost once it goes live. We've heard various rumors over the past several months, all of them gravitating around the $30/month range, and now a new report has surfaced with a new tipped monthly rate: $39.99/month. If that does turn out to be the case, Hulu will be launching the plan at the highest rate possible while staying under the quoted $40/month threshold.

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Hulu Live TV will have DVR, multiple streams, live alerts, and more

Hulu Live TV will have DVR, multiple streams, live alerts, and more

The future of live television is over the Internet, and consumers already have access to several services providing access this way. Soon to join them is one from Hulu, and it'll work largely the same way as competitors' offerings: giving consumers access to TV channels over the Internet. Thanks to the service's beta page, we have some more ideas about what it'll offer: DVR storage, real-time alerts, multiple streaming support, and more.

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Hulu’s live TV service won’t offer Viacom networks

Hulu’s live TV service won’t offer Viacom networks

Hulu, as we've known for months, is planning to launch its own live television service akin to DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV and, most recently, YouTube TV. The company is still striking deals with networks to flesh out its channel offerings, and it looks like that channel roster will be noticeably lacking some big ones. According to a new report, Hulu won't be striking any deals with Viacom.

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Nintendo Switch: Netflix, Hulu “will come in time”

Nintendo Switch: Netflix, Hulu “will come in time”

It seems that the Nintendo Switch if off to a pretty strong start, with the console selling out across the US and fans and critics alike singing the praises of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Even with that praise, though, the Switch is still lacking in some other areas. Specifically, aside from Zelda and a few other launch games, there isn't that much to do with the Switch just yet.

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Stephen King, J.J. Abrams making ‘Castle Rock’ series for Hulu

Stephen King, J.J. Abrams making ‘Castle Rock’ series for Hulu

Author Stephen King and filmmaker J.J. Abrams are teaming up once again to create a new Hulu original series called Castle Rock. The anthology will based on the fictional town, set in Maine, where many of King's famous novels have been set. The announcement was revealed on the Twitter account for Bad Robot, Abrams' production company, and pointed towards a brief teaser clip.

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Hulu VR app updated with new social features and Oculus Touch support

Hulu VR app updated with new social features and Oculus Touch support

Hulu has updated its virtual reality app for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR to include improved social support and more, taking your personal entertainment VR system to the next level. The features vary a bit depending on whether you’re using the Rift or the Gear VR, but they both move in the same general direction: improved social experiences and improved experiences within the VR settings Hulu offers.

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T-Mobile gives AT&T transplants a free year of Hulu

T-Mobile gives AT&T transplants a free year of Hulu

A few weeks back, T-Mobile announced a new scheme to tempt mobile customers away from AT&T by paying for a year of DirecTV NOW through a series of bill credits. This gave those customers one of the perks of an AT&T plan without actually having to deal with AT&T. T-Mobile just decided to sweeten the pot a bit, announcing that those who switched from AT&T for the DirecTV NOW promotion are also eligible to receive a free year of Hulu as well.

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Hulu and Disney pen major multi-year streaming movie deal

Hulu and Disney pen major multi-year streaming movie deal

Hulu has announced a new major deal with Walt Disney Studios that gives the company exclusive streaming rights to dozens of Disney titles. According to Hulu, this is the first time it has struck a licensing deal for Disney’s ‘theatrical features,’ the likes of which include Mulan, Sister Act, Pocahontas, and more. More than fifty of the titles covered by this deal will stream on Hulu for the first time.

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