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Hulu Updates Website With New Design, Picture-in-Picture Browsing, and More

Thursday September 20, 2018 9:56 am PDT by
Hulu today is rolling out a new update for, bringing it in line with the design and user interface that users should be familiar with if they use Hulu on smartphones and TVs, like iOS and tvOS. The company is launching the new update to coincide with fall television premieres, which typically kick off around this time, in mid to late September. The company says that subscribers can...
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Spotify and Hulu Update Student Deal to Include Showtime, All Bundled for $4.99/Month

Wednesday August 29, 2018 7:17 am PDT by
Spotify and Hulu are further sweetening their student subscription offer by adding a monthly Showtime subscription into the mix, pricing everything at $0.99 for the first three months and $4.99 per month after (via The Verge). This means that eligible college students can get a Spotify Premium subscription ($9.99/month), Hulu With Limited Commercials subscription ($7.99/month), and a Showtime...
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Apple Offering Pilot of Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Stephen King Series for Free in TV App

Wednesday July 25, 2018 7:27 am PDT by
Apple is letting anyone in the United States with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV watch the pilot episode of Hulu's new series Castle Rock for free through its TV app. The episode is available now for users in the U.S., and it will live in Apple's TV app for two weeks (via Engadget). This coincides with Castle Rock's premiere on Hulu today, beginning with the first three episodes available for...

Hulu for iOS Gaining Live TV Guide, Enhanced Scrubbing and Options to Better Tailor Recommendations

Wednesday May 16, 2018 11:09 am PDT by
Hulu today announced several features that are coming to the web and its mobile apps for iOS and Android to optimize the mobile viewing experience. Hulu's Live TV guide, which debuted last week on the Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, and Nintendo Switch, will be added to mobile devices, allowing users to get to live TV with fewer clicks, see what's on, and see what's coming up. On iOS...

Hulu Launches Live TV Guide for its Streaming Service

Wednesday May 9, 2018 10:30 am PDT by
Hulu today announced the launch of a Live TV Guide that's designed to allow subscribers to its live television service to access a dynamic list of the television programs that are currently available to watch. Hulu first introduced a Live TV guide option on the web as a test project last fall, and promised an interface redesign with the Live TV guide back at CES in January. As of this morning, ...
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Hulu Announces Offline Download Feature Will Include Ads for Users on $7.99/Month Plan

Wednesday May 2, 2018 7:16 am PDT by
During its Upfronts presentation in New York City today Hulu confirmed that users will be able to download content from the streaming service and onto their mobile devices. This will let subscribers watch shows and films when not near Wi-Fi or a reliable mobile data connection. The streaming company also confirmed that its offline download solution will be an "ad-supported downloadable...
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Spotify and Hulu Announce Combined Subscription Bundle for All Users at $12.99/Month

Wednesday April 11, 2018 6:31 am PDT by
Spotify and Hulu today announced an expansion of their previous students-only initiative that bundled both services together for the low monthly cost of $4.99. Now all Spotify and Hulu subscribers in the United States will get a chance to lock into the same bundle through a single $12.99/month subscription price. This bundle includes the ad-free Spotify Premium tier of the music streaming...
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Hulu Begins Rollout of 60fps Live Streaming for Select Channels on iPhone, Apple TV, and More

Thursday February 8, 2018 7:54 am PST by
Hulu on Reddit this week announced that it will begin rolling out support for 60 frames per second live streams on its "Hulu With Live TV" cord-cutting service, launching in time for viewers to stream the Olympics and March Madness. Hulu said it was aware that 60fps streaming was "one of the most-requested features" by its viewers, leading to this week's announcement (via Cord Cutters News). ...
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New Live TV Streaming Numbers Place YouTube TV at Just Over 300K Subscribers and Hulu at 450K

Monday January 22, 2018 7:37 am PST by
Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV both launched in the spring of 2017, offering customers over-the-top live television streaming options in line with established services like Sling TV and DirecTV Now. Today, sources revealed to CNBC that Hulu with Live TV now has 450,000 paid subscribers -- "not including recent promotional customers" -- while YouTube TV has just over 300,000 as of the...
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CES 2018: Hulu Demos New Live TV Guide and Interface Updates

Tuesday January 9, 2018 2:26 pm PST by
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Hulu is showing off a redesigned user interface that will be coming to the streaming service in the near future, reports TechCrunch. A main feature in the revamped interface will include a new Live TV guide designed for subscribers of Hulu's live TV service. The Live TV guide is meant to help Hulu subscribers find something to watch when ...

Hulu Drops Price of Commercial Free Plan for Apple Subscribers From $13.99 to $11.99

Thursday December 21, 2017 4:30 pm PST by
Customers who signed up for a "No Commercials" Hulu streaming plan via an iOS device or Apple TV have been paying $13.99, a $2 premium over the cost of the subscription plan if purchased via the web. Starting this week, Hulu has dropped the $13.99 subscription price to $11.99, so customers who subscribe via an Apple device using iTunes billing will now pay the same price as other Hulu...
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Sprint Announces Unlimited Freedom Customers Will Get Free Access to Hulu Starting This Friday

Wednesday November 15, 2017 6:55 am PST by
Sprint and Hulu today announced a partnership that will bundle the Limited Commercials tier of the streaming TV service into Sprint's Unlimited Freedom cellular plan. This means that new and existing Sprint customers who sign up for Unlimited Freedom beginning Friday, November 17 will be able to watch Hulu with Limited Commercials at no extra cost. In addition, the companies said that sometime ...
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Spotify and Hulu Team Up to Offer Students a $5/Month Combo Subscription Plan

Thursday September 7, 2017 6:38 am PDT by
Streaming companies Spotify and Hulu today announced a new partnership that will allow eligible students to sign up for Spotify Premium for Students at its normal $4.99/month price tag, and gain access to Hulu's Limited Commercials plan at no extra charge. In Hulu's press release, the company said that the offer streamlines two popular services commonly used by busy students into a single...

Hulu's Live TV Service Now Works in Mac and PC Browsers

Wednesday August 23, 2017 3:50 pm PDT by
Hulu's Live TV service can now be streamed to a Mac or PC using Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and more, Hulu said in an announcement this morning. With browser support, Mac and PC users can now stream Hulu content directly to their computers in addition to set-top boxes and mobile devices. To date, we've offered Hulu with Live TV on multiple living room and mobile devices, but we know many of...

Hulu Merges Live TV App Features into its Core iOS App

Wednesday August 23, 2017 1:10 am PDT by
Hulu is set to phase out the Live TV app it introduced earlier this year as it condenses its functions into the subscription service's main iOS app, which has received a new lick of paint in the process (via The Verge). "Heads up! We are saying goodbye to our Hulu with Live TV app so you can have all your TV in one place. We will soon unify the two Hulu apps currently available in the Apple...
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Hulu Gains 3,000 New TV Episodes Through 20th Century Fox Deal

Wednesday July 19, 2017 2:43 pm PDT by
Hulu today announced a new distribution deal with 20th Century Fox, which will see almost 3,000 new episodes of popular Fox dramas and comedies added to Hulu's streaming service. Hulu has obtained streaming rights to every episode of long-running hits like How I Met Your Mother, Burn Notice, Bones, and Glee, along with all 11 seasons of M*A*S*H and the complete NYPD Blue library. A list of...
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Hulu Launches Live and On-Demand HBO as $15 Per Month Add-On Option

Thursday July 6, 2017 8:58 am PDT by
Hulu today announced that subscribers will now be able to add HBO's programming into their Hulu subscription for $14.99 per month, as well as Cinemax for $9.99 per month (via TechCrunch). Hulu currently offers Showtime for $8.99 per month as an add-on package to the basic streaming service. HBO will be available as an add-on package for both Hulu's new live TV service (beginning at $39.99...
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'Hulu With Live TV' Appears on App Store, Includes FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN, and More [Update: $39.99+]

Wednesday May 3, 2017 5:52 am PDT by
Hulu's anticipated live television service, which was rumored in the past few weeks to launch in early May, has appeared on the iOS App Store [Direct Link] in beta form. Users interested in signing up for the service can adjust their membership and subscribe to live TV from the account and add-on section of Officially named "Hulu with Live TV," the company said that this version of...
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Hulu's Live TV Service Could Launch in Early May

Wednesday April 19, 2017 3:29 pm PDT by
Hulu's upcoming live streaming television service could launch as soon as early May, reports TechCrunch. Hulu has already confirmed the service will launch in the spring, but has not given a more specific public launch date. Internally, the company is said to be telling employees that the first week of May is being targeted for launch, but TechCrunch says this is a rolling target date that...
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Hulu's Live TV Service Will Reportedly Cost $39.99/Month, With $20 Cloud DVR Add-On

Thursday April 13, 2017 9:41 am PDT by
Although Hulu's new live TV bundle is set to launch before spring is over, details about the service have been noticeably scant ahead of the its launch. Today, sources speaking with TechCrunch who have knowledge of Hulu's plans have claimed that the new cord-cutting bundle will cost subscribers exactly $39.99 per month, which comes in right under Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins' promise of a bundle that...