Topic: The Awesomes

The 10 Strangest TV Promo Items We've Ever Received

Press kit swag from masks to flasks

Television series fight an uphill battle to get noticed. There's not just too much content on television for even the best team of TV writers to watch it all, there's…

Hulu’s Head of Development Exits

Charlotte Koh leaves as NewFronts presentation nears

Hulu’s head of original programming development, Charlotte Koh, is leaving the company. The news was first reported by VideoInk. No details around the departure were provided by Hulu, and the exit…

Bravest Warriors Is Not Quite Super Enough

VideoWatch Review: animated hit scores visually, while writing is passable

Like most other genres, the realm of animated superhero parodies ranges from the excellent to the terrible. Unfortunately, Cartoon Hangover's Bravest Warriors falls somewhere in the middle of the scale…

Hulu’s Original Content Strategy Continues to Progress Steadily

Despite significant changes in the company

More than any other streaming service in the multiplatform business, Hulu represents a wealth of opportunities, at least if you ignore the constant is-or-isn’t-it-for-sale buzz. The company is majority owned…

Fox's Distribution Head Mike Hopkins May Succeed Andy Forssell as Hulu CEO

Deal rumored to be close

Per a report from Bloomberg last night, Fox Networks president of distribution Mike Hopkins is close to being named CEO of Disney/21st Century Fox/Comcast joint venture Hulu. After founder Jason…

The Web Is a Lab for Marketable TV Content, and Vice Versa

Shows are increasingly ping-ponging between platforms

The lines between digital and linear distribution are a lot less blurry than advertised when it comes to the business models of cable television and the online space, but content…

Hulu's Renewal of The Awesomes Promises Stability

Original Web series lands a second season on streaming service

Seth Meyers' offbeat superhero cartoon The Awesomes has lived up to its name as far as the brass at Hulu are concerned: the show has been renewed for a second…

At Comic-Con, Brands Join Forces for Big Activations

Think of it as a team-up

With the expenses of travel, lodging, venue rental and (of course) the challenge of outdoing your competitors, San Diego's Comic-Con is a place for strange bedfellows—and not just the couple…

Hulu Still Searching for That Signature Hit

Buzz lacking for The Awesomes, but Mother Up is perking up, per NetBase

Now that Hulu isn't getting sold and its broadcast-net parents are pledging to invest $750 million in the video site, the talk is that Hulu will focus on its subscription…