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Topic: Hulu

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…

The Problem With the Bachelor Spoof Burning Love

Creator says many viewers think the show is real

When it comes to spoofing reality hit The Bachelor, Erica Oyama may have done too good a job. When Oyama and her husband, actor/comedian Ken Marino, created Burning Love for Yahoo, the…

Hulu Gets a Brand for One of its 'Brand-Contingent' Series

Campbell's Chunky Soup will sponsor Jay Mohr game show

In completely appropriate news, Money Where Your Mouth Is, a new 15-minute game show on Hulu, officially got a 10-episode order because it was able to secure a sponsor, Campbell's…

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…

5 Digital Shows Created by Grown-Ups

Money + talent ≠ a sure thing

Silicon Valley has a lot of things going for it: advancing technology, an attractive environment for whiz kids, a (weak) stab at meritocracy among its residents, gobs and gobs of…

The Wrong Mans Is Easily the Best New Digital Show of the Season

Actually, we're just going to go with best new comedy overall

Oh, good, the adults have arrived. Amid the stew of castoff cable properties and vanity projects, a few new shows in the digital world are distinguishing themselves as clever, original, and…

Longoria Doesn't Sell for Hulu

New animated show debuts minus sponsor

Were the NewFronts worth it? That's the question some in the Web video industry might be asking, even as they prep for next year's week of shows. A few weeks ago,…

Hulu Names Mike Hopkins CEO, Forssell Out

Interim chief to leave the company

As reported, Hulu has struck a deal to make former Fox Networks Group president of distribution Mike Hopkins its new CEO, effective immediately. Less expectedly, interim CEO Andy Forssell will…

The Big Guys Want the Spotlight at Next Year's NewFronts

Per IAB memo, the founding partners seek more control

The biggest companies in Web video are looking to assert more influence over the scheduling strategy for next year's Digital Content NewFronts. According to a memo from the Interactive Advertising Bureau,…

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…

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