Post Tagged with: "Hulu"

Hulu Pact Could Get Epix What It Wants Most: Comcast Carriage
/ August 31, 2015 4:30 pm
Hulu Pact Could Get Epix What It Wants Most: Comcast Carriage

Variety reports "Securing a new deal with Hulu could better position Epix for an even bigger pact with Comcast, according to analysts. The premium cable net is available in nearly 50 million homes but lacks distribution with the biggest pay-TV provider in the U.S., as well as with the biggest satcaster, DirecTV. But what may have kept Comcast disinclined to do a deal with Epix was that its previous partner since 2010, Netflix, was large enough to represent a competitive threat.". Read More

Hulu Hires NBCU’s Philip Matthys to Head Business Affairs for Original Series
/ August 27, 2015 2:47 pm
Hulu Hires NBCU’s Philip Matthys to Head Business Affairs for Original Series

Variety reports "Philip Matthys, who previously led deal negotiations for NBCUniversal’s cable unit, has joined Huluas head of business affairs for original series. In his new role, Matthys will be responsible for negotiating all development and production pacts for Hulu’s slate of original series with partners including Warner Bros., Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television and Lionsgate.". Read More

Hulu Teams With Facebook’s LiveRail and Oracle to Sell Ads This Fall
/ August 26, 2015 12:41 pm
Hulu Teams With Facebook’s LiveRail and Oracle to Sell Ads This Fall

AdWeek reports "After emulating traditional, linear TV networks by returning to a weekly release schedule for its new series, Hulu is also following their lead when it comes to advertising. The streaming-video service, owned by Fox, NBCUniversal and Disney, is partnering with Oracle Data Management Platform and Facebook-owned video-ad platform LiveRail to offer programmatic advertising options—automating the buying, placement and optimization of ads—for the first time." Read more. . Read More

HBO Streaming Service Not Cannibalizing Subs, Execs Say
/ August 5, 2015 10:34 am
HBO Streaming Service Not Cannibalizing Subs, Execs Say

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Time Warner's HBO launched its standalone streaming service HBO Now in the second quarter, but subscription revenue didn't get a major boost in the period, management said Wednesday.". Read More

Hulu enlists SundanceTV’s Jordan Helman to head drama
/ July 20, 2015 3:33 pm
Hulu enlists SundanceTV’s Jordan Helman to head drama

The Los Angeles Times reports "Helman, who helped launch Sundance’s L.A.-based scripted operations in 2012, will oversee drama development and production. He will report to Hulu's head of originals Beatrice Springborn.". Read More

Hulu Explores Adding Ad-Free Option to Its Service
/ July 17, 2015 2:14 pm
Hulu Explores Adding Ad-Free Option to Its Service

The Wall Street Journal reports "Hulu is exploring plans to add an advertising-free option to its service, according to people familiar with the matter, as the streaming video provider tries to become a stronger rival to Netflix Inc.". Read More

Now you can control Hulu with your Apple Watch
/ July 15, 2015 6:08 pm
Now you can control Hulu with your Apple Watch

Mashable reports "You can now use your Apple Watch as a Hulu remote control. The new version of the Hulu app for iOS includes Apple Watch support. The app lets you use your watch to control playback not just on your iPhone, but also on the Xbox One, PS4 and Chromecast.". Read More

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