Hulu Plus Having a Growing Impact on Bottom Line

Rumors have swirled since early summer that Hulu was up for sale, but that has not stopped the company from pushing ahead with it business plans and seeking out new content. Hulu’s CEO, Jason Kilar, recently posted an update on the company’s Q3 performance on the Hulu Blog in which he highlighted Hulu’s newest major content partner, Univision, which he expects […]

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Hulu Bidders Have a Few Reservations


When I first heard that Hulu would entertain offers of a buyout, I thought there would not be a large market of potential buyers. Since Hulu is owned by major content providers, licensing TV shows was not much of a problem because profits would flow back to the content provider’s income statement.  However, if Comcast, Disney, Newscorp, etc. sold Hulu […]

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Hulu Jumps into Original Programming

Even while actively trying to sell itself, Hulu is continuing to try to stay relevant in the fast paced online streaming market. In an effort to continue to provide more content Hulu has teamed up with Morgan Spurlock (maker of “Super Size Me”) to create original content.  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hulu, the online video service that primarily shows reruns […]

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Netflix Optimizes Website for Streaming


I wonder if this is a sign that most Netflix users that are streaming are using devices and not their computers? Or maybe they just really want to remind people that streaming means you can watch it immediately. Some people are up in arms about this new UI, but I’m a fan. There’s no doubt Netflix has invested a lot […]

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Hulu and Miramax Reach Streaming Deal


While I personally am not a fan of internet streaming video, mostly because of low bit rate and lack of surround sound audio, I know many readers of Missing Remote are fans. The news of Miramax and Hulu striking a deal is great news for those fans. Adding additional content and having a wide array of access can only be […]

Read more 2.5 Movie and TV Media Center App


Rewind two years ago to 2009–Hulu was really starting to gain momentum and attention, as well as some other fledgling TV streaming services, but all required a keyboard and mouse for use with your Windows Media Center HTPC. Then, was released and not only made it possible to control and watch content, but did so in a very […]

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