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Hulu to Drop 34 Titles In June 2020

Hulu says it will drop 34 titles next month from its subscription Video on Demand service, including some classic films. The good news is that the streamer will add 122 titles next month as well. But the departures will include some classic movies such as GoodFellas, Martin Scorsese’s crime drama starring Ray Liotta, Robert DeNiro

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Hulu In June 2020: Oh, The Horror!

Hulu next month (June 2020) plans to add 122 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including five originals. The new titles will include Shirley, which stars Elisabeth Moss as real-life horror writer Shirley Jackson whose tempestuous marriage is further enflamed when she and her husband ( Michael Stuhlbarg) encounter

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Hulu: Why You Can’t Get the $4.99 Showtime Deal

Q. I read your article about getting Showtime for $4.99 at Hulu. I tried it and it wouldn’t work. How come? I thought you said they had that deal! — Renee, Waco, Texas.  Renee, trust me, Hulu is offering Showtime for $4.99 a month. But there are two possibilities why you couldn’t get it. 1.

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Comcast to Hold 8th Annual ‘Watchathon’

Comcast next week will offer its annual ‘Watchathon,’ which allows video and Internet-only subscribers to watch On Demand programming from more than 70 channels regardless of whether they subscribe to them. The cable operator, which has held the ‘Watchathon’ event for eight years, says the participating channels will include Acorn TV, A&E, AFRO, Aspire TV,

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Hulu Offers Showtime For $4.99

Hulu is now offering the Showtime premium channel for $4.99 a month for three months. That would be a $18 savings over the three months. (Showtime normally costs $10.99 a month.) Showtime is the home of such original series as Billions (pictured above; season five debuted last night), Shameless, The Affair and Homeland as well

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Hulu Suffering More Technical Snafus

Hulu this morning is experiencing widespread technical difficulties, including login problems and error codes when subscribers try to watch shows. The issues is affecting  both its live service and the subscription Video on Demand offering, according to customer posts at social media sites. Downdetector.com, which tracks online outages, says roughly 3,000 people are now online

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Hulu This Week: 42 New Titles

Hulu this week (April 26-May 2) plans to add 42 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including several classic films. The new titles will include The Graduate, the coming-of-age comedy starring Dustin Hoffman, Katherine Ross and Ann Bancroft; GoodFellas (pictured above), the Martin Scorsese-directed crime drama starring Ray Liotta,

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Hulu In May 2020: 91 New Titles, 4 Originals

Hulu next month (May 2020) plans to add 91 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including four originals. The new titles will include Into the Dark: Delivered, a new episode in Hulu’s original horror anthology series. This installment focuses on a pregnant mother who discovers a dark force has

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Hulu Live Suffers Another Technical Meltdown

Hulu Live last night experienced its second major technical snafu this week with thousands of customers again taking to social media sites to express their frustration over being unable to watch their favorite shows. According to the customers, the problem began around 9 p.m. ET when they were met with on-screen error messages when they

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Hulu Live Suffers Technical Meltdown

Hulu last night suffered a major technical snafu with its live streaming service with thousands of subscribers complaining on social media sites that they couldn’t watch more than 10 channels in their 60-channel programming package. The problem seemed to begin around 8 p.m. ET last night when Hulu Live customers began commenting on Twitter and

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Parasite Comes to Hulu This Week

Hulu this week (April 5-11) plans to add seven new titles to its subscription Video on Demand service, including this year’s Academy Award winner for Best Picture. The new titles will include Parasite (pictured above), the winner of the 2020 Oscar for Best Picture. The film, which is based in South Korea, is the story

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