Review Title: Hulu
Official site for NBC and FOX shows & movies . Limited to U.S. viewers for now.
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Date Added: 2008-08-07 17:27:54
Main Category: Movies & TV Shows
All Categories: Movies & TV Shows, Catchup TV Networks, Free TV Websites, Free Movies, Anime, Documentaries, HD-TV, Sci-Fi

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Hulu is owned by: NBCUniversal

Other NBCUniversal TV Channels: 13th Street Universal, CNBC, MSNBC, NBC News, NBC Sports, NBC, Oxygen, SyFy, USA Network
Other NBCUniversal Websites: E! Online, G4TV, Hulu Plus, Hulu Video Games, NBCUniversal
Other NBCUniversal apps: NBC, NBC Nightly News, USA Anywhere
TV Shows on Hulu: 1000 Ways to Die, 16 and Pregnant, 666 Park Avenue, 90210, Adam 12, Airwolf, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Ally McBeal, American Dad!, Americas Funniest Home Videos, Americas Next Top Model, Angel, Angelina Ballerina, Arrested Development, Arrow, Arthur, Audrina, Battlestar Galactica, Black Books, Bloomberg TV, Blue, Bob the Builder, Body of Proof, Bonanza ...[See more TV Shows on Hulu]
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Although the free version of Hulu is unavailable on the iPhone and iPod Touch. You can subscribe to Hulu Plus and watch full-seasons of TV shows and movies using... More

Hulu app is available on these devices:
iPad 2, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, iPhone 4S, Eee Pad, Wii, WD TV Live, MovieNite Plus, Liquid TV, Roku 2, MAC Computer, Windows PCs, The new iPad, NeoTV Pro, Wii U, Streaming Media Player, TV Connect, Internet Player with Google TV, G Box xD, Internet Player with Google TV NSZGS8, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi, Butterfly, Windows Phone 8S ...[See more Hardware running Hulu]


Country: USA
Hulu Is available in: USA
Visits Today: 3056
Total Visits: 62230
Tags: Movies & TV Shows, Catchup TV Networks, Free Movies
User Rating: User Rating 3.5 (3.5) Totals: ( 2 1)
WorldTVPC Rating: WorldTVPC Rating 4.0 (4.0)

Full Review

Hulu Review

Author: Steve Sanger - 15 Sept 2012

Pros


Free catchup from a variety of networks
Great variety and versatility
Premium quality content (even for free users)
   

Cons


Only accessible from the US and Japan
   
   

In this review


Introduction
Available on multiple platforms
Great variety and versatility
Premium quality content (even for free users)
Only accessible from the US and Japan
Verdict

Quick Verdict - WorldTVPC Rating: WorldTVPC Rating 4.0 (4.0)


Hulu is a great service for American users. There are a lot of exclusive videos and top quality productions that can be accessed for free to be found there and as the service aggregates content from the main networks, it is a simple, single stop to catch-up with missed TV shows..

 

Introduction

In the world of online video streaming many websites and video services attempt to specialize on a certain type of video delivery or on a specific video niche. Thankfully, Hulu, and its paid service Hulu plus are not like that. Hulu is a high quality, free video-on-demand website while Hulu plus is a subscription-based service (which also includes commercials) that offers even more content and over-the-top broadband video delivery to your TV. Hulu is a huge company by its own right, powered by giant corporations such as Disney, Fox and Comcast. The company has been growing fast and is now a serious contender in the world of online videos.

Advantages

Available on multiple platforms

The free version of Hulu, as well as Hulu plus, is compatible with a wide variety of platforms. You can access Hulu (and Hulu plus) from platforms such as Roku, and Apple TV, and all kinds of modern media devices including all smartphones, TiVos, Blu-ray video players, smart TV boxes and more. Hulu can also be accessed via ALL modern video gaming consoles including Wii, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. The final bit is very important because very few other video services include support for all three current-generation Nintendo gaming platforms (Wii, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS).Additionally, there are plans for Hulu to become compatible with every single internet-connectible device type in the near future.

Great variety and versatility

Hulu offers all kinds of premium video content from many leading video providers including all Fox channels, all NBC channels, all Disney channels, all MTV channels (including Nickelodeon), the National Geographic channel, the Biography channel and finally videos from Public Broadcasts. Not only that, but Hulu sports a lot of exclusives, series that aren’t found anywhere else and many special productions and extras. Hulu streams TV shows, full-length movies, web series, trailers from upcoming movies, and behind the scenes specials on top of their syndicated content from the broadcast giants listed above, making it extremely varied and versatile.

Premium quality content (even for free users)

Hulu offers its users, even the non-subscribers, a lot of premium quality content with unrestricted access. This includes Hulu original series and productions exclusive to Hulu, as well as video content from other countries (i.e. from UK) that is otherwise unavailable to the US.

Disadvantages

Only accessible from the US and Japan

Arguably the single biggest drawback of Hulu is that it is currently only accessible from the US or Japan (paid version). This effectively bars the majority of internet users from (legally) accessing Hulu’s content and also restricts US and Japanese citizens from watching TV on their smartphones while traveling abroad. If you are a person that travels frequently outside the US and wishes to stay in touch with their favorite TV shows then Hulu is probably not for you. However, all Hulu video content is archived and can be accessed at a later date, so there is no big harm done.


Verdict

Hulu, and its paid counterpart Hulu plus, are great for American and Japanese users. There are a lot of exclusive videos and top quality productions that can be accessed for free to be found there. Even the premium series that require an active subscription eventually become available for free through Hulu. The website is new and is growing rapidly, backed by some of the world’s most powerful media companies. The future will probably see Hulu rise in power and achieving worldwide reach, seriously threatening the currently established “giants” of online video.

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User Comments & Reviews for Hulu - Total 4
Reviewer: les granger - location: pala, CA - Date Added: 2010-11-19 00:00:00
Rating: (4.5) - 0 0
Summary: all
Review: Hulu is one of the very best tv and movie stations iv\'e encountered online. you have a wide variety, and its easy to use.
Reviewer: Zed - location: MA - Date Added: 2009-08-16 00:00:00
Rating: (3.0) - 1 0
Summary: Hulu aint so great
Review: Its obviously a top quality site but why is there only 5 episodes on most of the shows? The movies are **** as well. Non US residents you aint missing much...
Reviewer: BJ - location: UK - Date Added: 2008-12-20 00:00:00
Rating: (2.5) - 0 1
Summary: Great site but what about outside US?
Review: It looks like a great site butim not living in the US. So unless i use illegal sites im screwed. When is this gonna change? It sucks and it should\'nt be this way.
Reviewer: Andrew - location: US - Date Added: 2008-12-03 00:00:00
Rating: (4.5) - 1 0
Summary: Great Site
Review: Great if you want streaming TV shows and movies with no software install. You can also get it working from outside the USA by downloading hostspot shield. Find it by Googling
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