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Hulu is going subscription-only, will end ad-supported video streaming

There’s good news and bad news for folks that use online video service Hulu to catch up on the latest episodes of TV shows without paying a penny. The bad news is that the company is ending its free, ad-supported video streaming service and pushing its subscription plans (starting at $7.99 per month). The good […]

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Hulu’s live TV service will include TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network (in 2017)

Hulu plans to launch a live TV streaming service in 2017, and now we have an idea of some of the things you’ll be able to watch. Time Warner has just bought a 10 percent stake in Hulu, joining existing partners Disney, Fox, and Comcast. In the announcement, Time Warner notes that content from its […]

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Hulu to offer live TV streaming starting in 2017

Hulu was one of the first services to stream TV shows on the web the day after they aired on broadcast and cable network channels… or at least one of the first services to do it legally. Soon Hulu may not just offer next-day streaming of TV shows. The company’s CEO says Hulu will begin […]

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Hulu launches app for Samsung Gear VR

Oculus, HTC, and Sony may be pushing virtual reality as the next big thing in gaming. But the VR device you may already own is your smartphone: all you need is a headset to drop it into. Google says more than 5 million of its Cardboard-style headsets have been shipped to date, and Samsung continues […]

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Now you can watch Hulu without ads for $12 per month

Hulu’s online video service offers a pretty extensive catalog of movies and TV shows, including recent episodes of programs that are currently on the air, which helps set Hulu apart from rival Netflix. But another thing that has historically set Hulu apart from Netflix is the ads: even paying subscribers have to sit through at […]

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Now you can sign up for Showtime without a cable subscription

Showtime is now streaming movies and TV shows to subscribers over the internet, no cable or satellite subscription required. You can sign up for a 30-day free trial, after which Showtime will charge you $11 per month. Hulu subscribers can save $2 by adding Showtime to their Hulu plus subscription (bringing the total cost of […]

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Vessel wants you to pay $3 monthly for early access to YouTube videos

A new online video startup called Vessel is hoping you’ll pay $2.99 per month to watch videos from popular YouTube stars a few days before they hit YouTube. That might sound crazy, but the company is headed by Jason Kilar, the former Hulu exec who figured out ways to convince folks to pay a Netflix-like $7.99 […]