Topic: Hulu

Is There a Future for Choose-Your-Own-Ad Ventures? YouTube, Hulu viewers aren't so keen on picking spots

The New York Times had an interesting read this weekend on experiments by Hulu and YouTube to let viewers pick which ads they're forced to endure. In some cases, this…

October 31, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

Fox Pushes New Dyle Service Chip installed in PCs and tablets can receive streaming video

The session today was billed under the heading "Is 'Living Room Quality' TV Coming Soon to Your Mobile Device?" but, in reality, it was much more an advertisement for a…

October 4, 2011, 6:56 PM EDT

The 'Gong Show' for Ads Hulu launches ad swap button

Hulu is big on choice. The company was the first to approach pre-roll ads like a "choose your own adventure" style interactive game, allowing users to pick which of three…

October 3, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

In 2 Years Nearly All TV Content Will Be Online On mobile too, predict network execs

     Executives from Disney, Turner, and Comcast were in unanimous agreement that we are only two years away from 75 percent of TV content being available online and on mobile…

June 7, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT

Denis Leary joins the Hulu parade of aliens

The latest spokesman in Crispin Porter + Bogusky's ongoing alien-invasion series of commercials for Hulu is Denis Leary, in this Rescue Me-themed spot. His contribution to the cause involves advising…

May 4, 2009, 9:38 AM EDT

Seth MacFarlane going giggity goo for Hulu

Hulu exposes another celebrity as an alien in this latest spot from Crispin Porter + Bogusky. This time it's Seth MacFarlane of Family Guy/American Dad fame. He's not telling us…

March 24, 2009, 9:16 AM EDT

Eliza Dushku wants to eat your mushy brain

Dollhouse star Eliza Dushku is hungry for human brains. No, really. Her ad for, by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, picks up where Alec Baldwin's Super Bowl spot left off,…

March 9, 2009, 8:46 AM EDT

Spencer Gifts throws fake dog poo at Hulu

Let's face it, despite the high-minded stuff, the Internet is mostly about finding new ways to waste time. The new ComScore rankings brought this to mind with its list…

November 24, 2008, 6:59 AM EST

Hulu hoping for a little hoodoo voodoo

Now we know: The eagerly anticipated online video channel from News Corp. and NBCU, the one designed to take on YouTube, will be called Hulu. I think it’s fair…

August 30, 2007, 12:37 PM EDT