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HULU ON THE BLOCK

July 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney chief Robert Iger has confirmed recent rumors that the four owners of the Hulu video service, which include Disney (ABC/ESPN), News Corp (Fox), Comcast (NBC) and Providence Equity Partners, are committed to selling the service. Bloomberg News quoted Iger as saying that “the process is underway and there is a lot of interest.” Iger […]

IS HULU A TAKEOVER TARGET?

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hulu, the video site owned by the corporate parents of ABC, NBC, and Fox-TV as well as Providence Equity, may be the target of a possible takeover attempt by Yahoo!, published reports, led by the Wall Street Journal, said today (Wednesday). The Los Angeles Times reported that it had confirmed that an unsolicited offer had […]

HULU’S SUPPLIERS TO EARN $300 MILLION IN 2011

April 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hulu said on Wednesday that it’s on track to produce some $300 million in revenue for its content suppliers. While that might appear to be a huge figure, it actually amounts to just about $820,000 per day divided among 264 content partners or an average of $3,000 per day for each. Nevertheless, Jason Kilar, Hulu’s […]

HULU CUTS PRICE, LOOKING TO UNDERCUT NETFLIX

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent effort to make itself more competitive with Netflix, Hulu on Wednesday lowered the subscription price of its paid service, Hulu Plus, to $7.99 per month from $9.99 and informed subscribers who have already been receiving the service that they would receive a credit of $2.00 for each month for which they had […]