Streaming company Hulu will soon be debuting a live streaming service to launch in 2017. The company has now announced that they have signed deals with 21st Century Fox and Disney to add their channels to the streaming options.
Channels that are covered by those parent companies include Fox, Fox Sports channels, Fox News, ABC, Disney Channel, Freeform, and ESPN.
Hulu’s CEO Mike Hopkins make a statement about the service.
“We’re building a service that offers subscribers the most sought-after programming on television — and channels from 21st Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company are essential to that mix. With these two new deals in place, and additional partners to come, Hulu will soon give TV fans of all ages live and on-demand access to their favorite programs in a whole new, more flexible, highly personalized way.”
Hulu also recently sold a ten percent stake to Time Warner Cable, which means that their channels of TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and truTV, will also be made available on the service.
The service will cost $40 a month, and will be a compliment to the Hulu service already provided, offering the live options of regular cable while cutting out the expensive middleman.
More in News
Sophie Turner Quitting Acting
The Game of Thrones actress has been done filming Season 8 since last summer, and apparently she’s been on a hiatus...April 17, 2019
Hoda Kotb Adopts Her Second Child
Following Tuesday morning’s episode of Today, the co-anchor announced via phone that she has adopted a second child, a daughter named...April 16, 2019
Wendy Williams Files for Divorce
Yesterday, it was confirmed that the daytime talk show host has officially filed for divorce from her husband of over two...April 12, 2019
Nipsey Hussle Memorial Service Draws Thousands
The late rapper’s ‘Celebration of Life’ is taking place at the Staples Center today, and TMZ is live streaming what’s expected...April 11, 2019
Charles Van Doren Dead at 93
Charles Van Doren, one of the most infamous TV game show contestants of all time, has passed away. Advertisement According...April 10, 2019
Kim Kardashian Taking Bar Exam in 2022
The reality star has plans to follow in her father Robert Kardashian’s footsteps by becoming an attorney, and she’s aiming to...April 10, 2019