Hulu Plus

  • TC Cribs: A Trip To TV Land With Hulu

    Sit back, relax and don’t turn that dial. This week’s episode of Cribs takes us to the online television platform, Hulu. The company’s giant 90,000-square-foot headquarters sit betwixt Hollywood and the tech world in Santa Monica, California, in the same building as HBO. And it has changed the way we watch television. Shows like the Mindy Project and the Last Man on Earth… Read More

  • Hulu Plus Lands On The Nintendo 3DS

    Hulu Plus Lands On The Nintendo 3DS

    Hulu, one of three bigreasons why you should probably cut the cable soon, has today announced that it will provide access to its library of streamable TV shows and movies to Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS owners. According to the official blog post, Hulu and Nintendo worked together to provide a solid experience across the various handheld gaming devices, one that… Read More

  • Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

    Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

    Hulu may be courting bidders right now, but in the meantime, the company is shipping a new Hulu Plus experience for the living room, with updates hitting today. The user interface on Samsung TVs and Blu-ray players, Roku set-top boxes, and soon Nintendo’s Wii, is being upgraded with a new look and feature set aimed to help viewers better discover and search for shows. Read More

  • Hulu Plus Lands On Nintendo Wii U, Uses GamePad For Second Screen Viewing

    Hulu Plus Lands On Nintendo Wii U, Uses GamePad For Second Screen Viewing

    Hulu Plus landed on the Wii at the start of the year and the company has now announced it’s arrived on the Wii U — utilizing the GamePad controller as a second screen so viewers can watch shows on their TV and view additional content, such as episode synopses, on the GamePad. Read More

  • “New And Improved” Hulu Plus For PlayStation 3 Is Faster And Easier To Navigate

    “New And Improved” Hulu Plus For PlayStation 3 Is Faster And Easier To Navigate

    If you’re even a casual gamer, you know that video game systems and platforms have come a long way in the past twenty years. I’m old, so I remember rockin’ out to the Atari 2600, enjoying each and every pixel that passed by on my little TV. Those days are over, and video game systems like Xbox and PlayStation 3 let you enjoy more than just games, including social networking… Read More

  • Netflix Leadership Open To Working With HBO GO, Unthreatened By Verizon Redbox

    Netflix Leadership Open To Working With HBO GO, Unthreatened By Verizon Redbox

    Buried a few pages into the Netflix earnings report was an open door to a very interesting possibility: Netflix and HBO GO collaboration. “As for HBO, they continue to do great work with HBO GO, which is now available to most US households that subscribe to the premium service,” the report read. “While we compete for content and viewing time with HBO, it is also possible… Read More

  • Sony’s Jack Tretton: PS Vita Will Get Hulu Plus And Crackle Apps “Soon”

    Sony’s Jack Tretton: PS Vita Will Get Hulu Plus And Crackle Apps “Soon”

    Like Microsoft did in their own press conference earlier today, Sony was quick to point out that their consoles aren’t just gaming gadgets — they’re great for consuming media too. To further cement that point, Sony Computer Entertainment America chief Jack Tretton just revealed that Hulu Plus and Crackle streaming video apps will soon find their way to the PS Vita. Read More

  • Better Late Than Never: Hulu Plus Finally Arrives On The Wii

    Better Late Than Never: Hulu Plus Finally Arrives On The Wii

    The folks over at Hulu originally promised Wii users would have access to their Hulu Plus streaming service by the end of 2011, but things didn’t exactly pan out the way they had hoped. Well, after a few extra months of waiting, the Nintendo-faithful are finally being rewarded for their patience: the Hulu Plus app can be downloaded from the Wii Shop Channel. The app itself is free… Read More

  • Nintendo Gets Serious About Streaming, Announces Hulu Plus Will Soon Hit The Wii, 3DS

    Nintendo Gets Serious About Streaming, Announces Hulu Plus Will Soon Hit The Wii, 3DS

    Hulu Plus has long been missing from the Wii leaving Netflix as the only major streaming service on the gaming console. But that changes soon. Nintendo just announced that Hulu Plus will soon be available on both the Wii and the 3DS. The exact launch data wasn’t announced, but the release states that that the service will hit “both systems by the end of the year.” This comes… Read More

  • Vizio 8″ Tablet Owners Get Three Free Months Of Hulu Plus

    Vizio 8″ Tablet Owners Get Three Free Months Of Hulu Plus

    The Hulu Plus application debuted on Vizio’s wallet-friendly tablet back in August, and that partnership seems to have some life in it yet. New and existing owners of the Vizio 8 tablet will be getting three free months of Hulu Plus service, presumably to lure the truly media-hungry away from other devices. Read More

  • Hulu Plus Adds Streaming Support For Four More Android Devices

    Hulu Plus Adds Streaming Support For Four More Android Devices

    If you’re one of the Internet’s many denizens still shedding an oh-so-first-world-problem tear over Netflix’s business strategy overhaul pricing changes, you’re probably still looking for somewhere else to spend your two lattes worth of monthly fees in exchange for countless hours of entertainment. Hulu Plus, perhaps? If you’re an Android user, chances are… Read More

  • We Happy? Miramax Deal Brings Hundreds Of Movies To Hulu Plus (And To Hulu)

    We Happy? Miramax Deal Brings Hundreds Of Movies To Hulu Plus (And To Hulu)

    Two weeks after Miramax announced a major content deal with Netflix, the studio this morning announced that it has also struck a multi-year agreement with Hulu to bring hundreds of films, including Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Scream and The English Patient to Hulu Plus subscribers. Hulu will offer select films via the advertising-supported Hulu.com service to boot. Launching today, Hulu… Read More

  • Hastings On Hulu Plus: If They Become A Competitor, That's Probably Healthy For Us

    Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Peter Chernin sat down with New York Magazine’s John Heilemann to talk about the state of the video content business. A question from the audience asked Hastings about the news today that Hulu was cutting their prices. Hastings noted that Hulu was still mainly an advertising play. And he said that Netflix has… Read More

  • Hulu Shaves $2 Off The Monthly Price Of Hulu Plus, Will Refund Early Adopters

    Hulu has formally launched its premium online video subscription service Hulu Plus after a preview period. Pleasant surprise for those who are interested: the monthly subscription fee has dropped from $9.99 to $7.99, a 20 percent price cut. Pleasant surprise for those who already signed up for Hulu Plus: early adopters will get a credit for the difference from the $9.99 preview price to be… Read More

  • Hulu Plus on the PS3 and iPad can't give free content away

    So Hulu Plus preview users on the PS3 and iPad have run into some strange licensing issues. The details on the iPad situation are a bit unclear, but the PS3 users get to pay lots of extra fees for the privilege of watching content they could see for free on the web. Read More

  • Hulu Plus coming to Samsung TVs


    Maybe we should do a post all about what brands and devices Hulu Plus is not going to come to. It’d be shorter. Samsung, for its part, just announced that it too will be getting the premium TV service, on most 2010 Blu-ray players and TVs over 40″. You can download the app today if you’ve got the hardware, but it’ll just be sample content for now. You can request an… Read More