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  • YouTube TV hits 34 new markets

    YouTube TV hits 34 new markets

    The unbundling of the cable media empire is well underway, as players like Netflix grow and others like Hulu and YouTube offer live TV service. YouTube TV, in particular, is executing an aggressive rollout, just yesterday making the service available to another 34 markets. That brings us to a total of 83 U.S. markets in which YouTube TV is currently available. 🗣️ Cable-free live TV is… Read More

  • HBO and Netflix top the list of Golden Globes nominations

    HBO and Netflix top the list of Golden Globes nominations

    The Golden Globe nominations are out, and once again HBO and Netflix have come out on top as the most-nominated networks. HBO is down by two from last year’s total of 14, but still leads with 12 nods for series including “Big Little Lies,” “The Wizard of Lies,” “Game of Thrones,” and “The Young Pope.” Meanwhile, Netflix is having a banner… Read More

  • Former Hulu exec Noah Heller launches new venture fund to focus on LA tech

    Former Hulu exec Noah Heller launches new venture fund to focus on LA tech

    Noah Heller, one of the chief architects of Hulu’s virtual reality strategy, has left the video streaming service to set up his own venture firm, 3Rodeo. Primarily focused on backing Los Angeles-based technology startups, the new fund has already committed capital to three deals, Heller confirmed. Read More

  • Sprint adds free Hulu service to its Unlimited Freedom plan

    Sprint adds free Hulu service to its Unlimited Freedom plan

    As had been rumored this week, Hulu and Sprint today announced that Hulu’s service will now come bundled with Sprint’s unlimited wireless plan. Starting on November 17, both new and existing customers of the Sprint Unlimited Freedom plan will gain access to Hulu’s Limited Commercials service – the on-demand TV streaming service offering access to thousands of TV shows… Read More

  • Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ looks like an all-around good time

    Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ looks like an all-around good time

    Lord of the Rings as a streaming TV series? It might happen. Also, Netflix is releasing a comic book with Mark Millar, and Harry Potter is getting its very own Pokémon Go. Plus, TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha enjoy an early look at Marvel’s Runaways, coming to Hulu later this month. We also get into some off-topic chat around the Now You See Me film franchise… Read More

  • Hulu is Nintendo’s first video streaming app for the Switch

    Hulu is Nintendo’s first video streaming app for the Switch

    Nintendo has released a list of the new releases for its Switch console eShop available today, and North Americans will be able to download Hulu, according to the list. The app should go live with the rest of the eShop updates when the store refreshes its content, which usually happens at 12 PM ET. The arrival of Hulu marks the first time Nintendo has made a video streaming app available on… Read More

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia to leave Netflix this December

    It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia to leave Netflix this December

    Catch up while you can — all 12 seasons of the popular FX show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia will no longer be available on Netflix after December 8th, according to Netflix Life. The departure is due to the end of a licensing agreement with 20th Century Fox that, unfortunately, doesn’t look like it will be renewed. Fox and FX shows have been slowly disappearing over… Read More

  • Hulu responds to user complaints with a grid guide for Live TV

    Hulu responds to user complaints with a grid guide for Live TV

    User feedback about Hulu’s new interface has not been entirely positive. In fact, a complaint about the new user interface is the most upvoted item on Hulu’s customer feedback forums, and is then followed by dozens of similar complaints which all say the same thing: it’s too hard to find shows, the interface is too difficult to navigate, the layout is confusing, and so… Read More

  • Capitalizing on its first Emmy, Hulu drops prices for its ad-supported service

    Capitalizing on its first Emmy, Hulu drops prices for its ad-supported service

    Fresh off its first Emmy win for “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu is dropping prices in an effort to attract new subscribers. The streaming service is lowering the cost for its entry-level, ad-supported plan from $7.99 per month to $5.99 per month – a price that undercuts rivals’ Netflix and Amazon Prime Video’s lowest monthly plans, at $7.99 and $8.99 per… Read More

  • Hulu picks up four new esports series

    Hulu picks up four new esports series

    Hulu has picked up four new series that are centered around e-sports, according to Variety. The network-backed streaming service, which has been coming in hot lately with an Emmy-winning original drama and a push toward more back-log seasons of popular series, purchased the rights to about 15 total hours of content from ESL. Here are the four series: Player v. Player: a talk show with… Read More

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