TiVo CEO Tom Rogers said Tuesday that more U.S. operators have told the company that they want to offer Netflix to their pay TV customers, but that Hollywood studios are blocking a service that some European providers are already including in their subscription bundles.
Hulu, having decided against selling itself to a pay-TV distributor earlier this year, is now in talks with cable operators and other TV providers about the possibility of partnering with them, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Nearly 10 months after Jason Kilar announced his departure from Hulu, Mike Hopkins, a Hulu board member and Fox executive, won the top job.
Three months after announcing they'd invest $750 million in Hulu, owners 21 st Century Fox, Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal named Fox Networks veteran Mike Hopkins CEO of the Netflix rival.
Fox Networks Group President of Distribution Mike Hopkins will soon be named CEO of Hulu, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing anonymous sources.
Cable operators may be able to monetize TV Everywhere programming by forming a joint venture which would syndicate a product like Comcast's Xfinity TV or Hulu nationwide, Liberty Media chairman John Malone said Thursday.
Hulu is losing an executive as the list of potential candidates for its top job grows. The company's sales chief, Jean-Paul Colaco, is leaving the company later this month to take on a role at a startup.
Google's Chromecast device can now play video directly from Hulu Plus apps on iOS and Android devices, Hulu said.
At some point, Hulu could offer an ad-free online video service that asks subscribers to pay a premium to avoid commercials, Hulu's acting CEO Andy Forssell told investors at Goldman Sachs' annual Communacopia conference last week.
In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at why Hulu is unlikely to challenge rivals Netflix and Amazon in bids for original programming.