Tag Archives: Hulu

Disney Wins Battle To Acquire 21st Century Fox

Variety reports: Comcast Corp. said it would bow out of its bidding war with Disney to acquire major 21st Century Fox assets, and instead focus on acquiring the European satellite TV provider Sky, likely clearing the way for Disney to take control of the Murdoch family’s Fox assets and intensify a looming battle with Netflix and other video-streamers for media-industry …

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North American Movie-Going Hits 22-Year Low

The Los Angeles Times reports: Hollywood is celebrating the end of 2017 with astronomical sales from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which is on track to soon exceed $1 billion in global ticket sales and eventually become the biggest movie of the year. But that won’t be enough to write a happy storyline for the industry. Although movie ticket sales …

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Google May Buy Hulu

The Los Angeles Times reports that Google is negotiating to purchase Hulu. The bold push into the entertainment sphere signals Google’s growing ambitions to snap up more mainstream programming that would entice online viewers — and those in the living room — to watch longer, while capturing an even bigger advertising payload from major brands. Google’s YouTube is already planning …

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Best Super Bowl Ad: Hulu.com

I’ve got to agree with Gawker that Hulu.com gave us the best Super Bowl ad. Then again, just about anything with Alec Baldwin in it works for me. It’s also kinda funny that Hulu makes you watch an ad before you can watch their ad.

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Hulu Time

I’ve been checking out Hulu, the new joint venture from NBC and Fox. Hulu features free streaming of TV shows and movies, but you have to watch an ad a few times during the course of the presentation. AfterElton complains that there isn’t much content of gay interest, but I’ve watched a couple of black-and-white episodes of Bewitched. That’s pretty …

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