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Report: DirecTV Considering Bid For Hulu
The latest company considering a bid for Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu is El Segundo-based DirecTV , according to reports Friday afternoon.
Fri May 17, 2013
Revamped 'AMC' and 'OLTL' are off to a good start online
When/where: New high-def episodes post online daily Monday-Thursday via Hulu.com or Hulu Plus on web-connected TVs and mobile devices ; also via iTunes Reason to watch: Viki vs.
Binge-watching forces "One Life to Live," "All My Children" to cut back on new episodes
When soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" moved online, it wasn't clear how fans would watch them.
Reuters News Service wrote a new blog post: Time Warner Cable weighing bid for Hulu
Cable companies want to plant a flag in the online video space by buying a stake in one of the hottest new media properties available.
The American Spectator
My Generation's Disease
I have closely watched the up-and-coming generation, known as The Millennials, for 29 years now.
Thu May 16, 2013
Microsoft needs a Happy Ending
Creating original content is the big trend with major tech companies like Netflix and Hulu.
Oprah body double: Oprah Winfrey introduces stand-in named Shaka
An Oprah body double has been revealed by the queen of talk shows and TV, Oprah Winfrey .
Broadcasting & Cable
Report: TW Cable Weighs Stake in Hulu
Time Warner Cable is in talks about taking an equity stake in the Hulu video hub, Bloomberg reported Thursday , citing unnamed sources said to be familiar with the discussions.
Wed May 15, 2013
Video streaming is on the rise with Netflix dominating
While it appears Netflix is continuing to grow as the dominant video streaming service in the U.S., its competitors are also growing, according to Internet research firm Sandvine .
Thu May 09, 2013
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks
Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like 'Sesame Street' and 'Inspector Gadget,' and inspirational monologues by celebrities - these are among the offerings on 30 channels that will soon require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube.
Wed May 08, 2013
Digital Buyers Implore Ad Sellers to Get Their Act Together
Last week the online ad industry was abuzz over the Digital Content NewFronts . For the most part, buyers raved about the improved quality of the video content peddled by the likes of AOL , Yahoo, YouTube and Hulu .
Jay Mohr on Juggling Acting Gigs with FOX Sports Radio Duties
Well, in the short time between when we spoke to him for Mediabistro's weekly series "So What Do You Do?" and the publication today of that interview , he added a Hulu game show.
The Baltimore Sun
Amazon's big TV push reflects reality of a swiftly changing business
Amazon , the online retailer, recently posted 14 original "TV pilots" on the Web for public viewing and reviewing.
Tue May 07, 2013
Yahoo said to be courting Hulu for video unit
It's looking like a possible Hulu buyout may be heating up. Reportedly, Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer recently met with the video streaming company's corporate owners, according to AllThingsD .
All Things Digital
Yahoo's Mayer Has Met with Hulu Execs in a Preliminary Look-See at Premium Video Unit
According to numerous sources close to the situation, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently met with top execs at Hulu, the premium video service whose media company owners have been considering selling it for some months.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8
Hulu the online television streaming site based in Los Angeles, has added support for Windows Phone 8, the company announced Monday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Verona Native Jay Mohr to Host 'Man Knowledge' Game Show
Verona native Jay Mohr, an actor and comedian, will be hosting a new game show exclusively on Hulu.com called "Money Where Your Mouth Is," according to a recent report.
Can Hulu double its advertisers in 2013?
In the midst of taking on new leadership and contemplating a sale, Hulu is looking to double its advertisers by the end of this year.
Thu May 02, 2013
Online video has starpower, but is it ready to steal cash from the boob tube?
But are these new media upstarts really ready to steal advertising dollars from traditional television? The NewFronts are an online riff on television's annual UpFronts which are used to unveil new shows and sell advertising.
Hulu Adds New Original Shows
Hulu 's premium video service, Hulu Plus , has doubled its user base in the past 12 months, surpassing 4 million paying subscribers since launching in 2010.