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Topic: Hulu

The Top 20 Tumblr Ads of the Year

Buzziest brand promos revealed

When Tumblr introduced in-stream sponsored posts last spring, skeptics predicted millennials would flee. But the blogging site soared to 47 million visitors in October, up 42 percent since the ads…

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…

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…

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…

Sports Illustrated Is Testing a New Type of Paywall

What’s more valuable, time or money?

Sports Illustrated is testing a paywall that lets readers access its print articles early if they watch a 30-second video ad first. The provider is Selectable Media, which has been testing…

Ad Agencies Flock to MIPCOM in Search of Branded Content

The face of the global programming bazaar keeps changing

Jeffrey Schlesinger, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television, first noticed the changing vibe at MIPCOM a few years back. The global programming bazaar held every fall in Cannes, France, had…

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…

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