Topic: Hulu

Programmers Are Frustrated by a Lack of Netflix Metrics

Dearth of viewership data ‘runs counter’ to industry standards

When Breaking Bad scored three Emmy wins last fall, its showrunner, Vince Gilligan, credited Netflix for his show’s longevity and for heightening its popularity. Similarly, program execs in general have…

Hyundai Buys Solo Sponsorship of Hulu's Mario Batali Show The High Road

Series will promote the new Genesis

Hulu has sold sole sponsorship rights to Hyundai for its arty new branded unscripted series The High Road. The series, shot in black and white and set in New York,…

Community Might Still Get Its 6 Seasons and a Movie on Hulu

Sony 'in discussions' with streaming service

Human beings rejoice: the intricate misadventures of Greendale Community College's strangest clique may not be over yet. Community, Dan Harmon's critically beloved and nearly viewer-free sitcom, may yet get a reprieve…

Korean Dramas Hook Millennial Viewers Who Speak Spanish and English

DramaFever viewership jumped 440% in a year

Is Korean—even for those who need subtitles—the language of love? DramaFever, which claims to be the largest importer of prime-time soap-styled dramas from South Korea, would say so. The lion's share…

Turner Upfront Slate Tries for Younger Viewers, Even Male/Female Split

Deal with Comcast includes dynamic ads

Without Steve Koonin at the helm for the first time in years, Turner is giving the floor to head of programming Michael Wright this morning. The networks are shifting focus,…

Rating the 2014 NewFronts

Highlights and headscratchers from some of this year's big events

The Digital Content NewFronts are here, and this time we’ve got multimillion-dollar-an-episode series, lots of unduplicated viewership and serious inventory scarcity. Wait, no, that’s traditional TV. On the digital side…

7 Media Brands Shaking Up the 2014 NewFronts

Original shows and exclusive deals dominate

It's been a week of nearly endless announcements from some of the Web's top media brands as they rolled out their biggest new initiatives to court potential advertisers at the…

At the Hulu NewFront, TV and Food Are on Demand [Video]

Sam Thielman gets a taste of things to come

The new CEO puts on a good show and introduces intriguing marketing opportunities.

Glam Media Rebrands as Mode Media and Takes On Netflix

Debuts original programming initiative

Glam Media changed its name to Mode Media at its NewFronts event today in New York. Glam chief Samir Arora told Adweek prior to the presentation that the new moniker…

Microsoft Tells Advertisers It's Committed to Content With Xbox Shows

Interactive key to viewing

Microsoft’s Xbox studio arm is getting ready to churn out shows. The company rolled out a lineup of new entertainment projects at today’s NewFronts presentation to pitch the ad world…