Opens to Public, Offers Free Streams of Hit TV Shows, Movies and Clips from More Than 50 Providers Including FOX, NBC Universal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Sony Pictures Television

Company Announces New Licensing Deals with the Warner Bros. Television Group, Lionsgate, NBA, NHL and More

LOS ANGELES--()--Hulu, an online video service, today announced the public launch of its Web site, ( Beginning today, consumers in the U.S. can go to to watch a large selection of hit TV shows, movies, clips and more in high-quality anytime, for free. In addition, Hulu announced new content partnerships with the Warner Bros. Television Group, Lionsgate, NBA, NHL and more than 20 other top content providers. New content additions to Hulus library will include: feature films like The Usual Suspects and Ice Age, shows like Dirt, The Incredible Hulk, Babylon 5, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and The Dick Van Dyke Show, nightly highlights, top plays and full-length games from the NBA and the NHL, popular made for web programming such as Prom Queen and Onion News Network, and much more.

On, consumers can enjoy one of the largest selections of legal, free videos from more than 50 top broadcast networks, cable networks, movie studios and web-centric content providers. Hulus library offers full-length episodes from more than 250 TV series - from current hits like The Simpsons, The Office and Prison Break to classics like Arrested Development, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Miami Vice. In addition, Hulu offers 100 full-length feature films such as The Big Lebowski, Me, Myself & Irene, Some Like It Hot, Mulholland Drive and Three Amigos!. Hulu also provides short clips from 150 more TV series like Saturday Night Live and In Living Color as well as 50 additional films such as Napoleon Dynamite, Little Miss Sunshine, Die Hard, Vertigo, and The Mummy.

Today, Hulu is crossing a milestone in its mission to help people find and enjoy the worlds premium content, when, where and how they want it, said Jason Kilar, chief executive officer of Hulu. With full-length episodes of current and archived television shows, feature films, sports and news, we believe the Hulu service is a step forward in giving consumers entertainment on their terms.

Hulu helps fans find great content wherever they are online, said Peter Chernin, president and chief operating officer, News Corporation. With tools that make sharing easy, Hulu encourages viral distribution. At the same time, Hulus distribution partners are some of the most visited on the Web, engaging consumers where they are already spending their time. This is a powerful combination.

Hulu.coms impressive content line up and user experience are equally important in bringing consumers back again and again, said Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive officer, NBC Universal. These are the same attributes that make Hulu attractive to major brands. Both groups see the value in a quality, clutter-free online service.

The Web site was created to bring together the widest selection of premium video with an elegant, easy-to-use interface. Focused on the video viewing experience, streams videos in high-quality and offers additional tools to enhance the viewing experience, including full-screen view, a pop-out window, a lower lights feature and much more. offers features that enable users to easily clip, share and embed videos on other Web sites, including blogs and social networking sites. Additionally, Hulu.coms search feature also helps users to find legal, premium video online even if it is not directly available on has been in private beta since October 2007. The response from users during the 18 week test period has exceeded expectations. Over 5 million viewers have watched videos in the past 30 days via or its extensive distribution network. This network includes Hulus partner sites (AOL, Comcast's, MSN, MySpace and Yahoo!) and other Web sites where users have embedded Hulu videos. During this beta period, more than 50,000 Hulu video players have been embedded on nearly 6,000 sites across the Web. Additionally, Hulu has more than quadrupled the number of show and movie titles in its library since private beta testing began.

Hulu gives advertisers the opportunity to connect their brands with premium content online, interact with highly engaged consumers and extend their reach via Hulus broad distribution network. Additionally, Hulu offers and is committed to the continued development of new and innovative online advertising experiences. Hulu has received positive feedback from the advertising community and is renewing many of Hulus charter advertisers since the beta period. Currently, Hulu advertisers include: Best Buy, Chilis, DirecTV, GM, Intel, Nissan, State Farm, Unilever, Wal-Mart and others.

Hulu TV shows (in both full-length episodes or clips) at launch or shortly thereafter include, but are not limited to:


30 Days L.A. Dragnet
30 Rock Land of the Giants
Academy, The Las Vegas
Access Hollywood Last Call with Carson Daly
Adam-12 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Addams Family, The Law & Order
Airwolf Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Alfred Hitchcock Hour Life
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Lipstick Jungle
All-For-Nots Loop, The
American Dad! Lost in Space
American Gladiators Lou Grant
American Gothic MadTV
Amnesia Major Dad
Andy Barker, P.I. Make Me A Supermodel
Archie Bunker's Place Married...With Children
Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Mary Tyler Moore Show, The
Arrested Development Maury
Astro Boy McHale's Navy
A-Team, The Medium
Babylon 5 Meet The Presidents
Back To You Miami Vice
Bad Girls Club, The Millionaire Matchmaker, The
Bad Girls Road Trip Miss Teen USA 2007
Barney Miller Miss Universe
Battlestar Galactica Moment Of Truth, The
Battlestar Galactica Classic Monk
BCS NCAA Football Games Murder One
Benson My Bare Lady
Bewitched My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad
Big Ideas for a Small Planet My Name is Earl
Biggest Loser, The Nanny and the Professor
Bionic Woman NBA Basketball
Bob Newhart Show, The NBC News
Bones New Amsterdam
Buck Rogers New Dragnet
Buffy the Vampire Slayer NewsRadio
Burn Notice Night Gallery
Captain and Casey Show, The Nip/Tuck
Caught On Tape Office, The
Celebrity Apprentice Onion News Network (ONN)
Charlie's Angels Outer Limits
Chelsea Lately Paradise Hotel 2
Chicago Hope Partridge Family
Chuck Picket Fences
Conviction Pink Panther Cartoons
Cops Practice, The
Crow: Stairway To Heaven, The Pretender, The
Dana Carvey Show, The Prison Break
Days of our Lives Project Runway
Deadline Psych
Deal or No Deal Quarterlife
Decision House Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
Dick Van Dyke Show, The Raines
Dirt Real Housewives of New York City, The
Doogie Howser, M.D. Real Housewives of Orange County, The
Dr. 90210 Remington Steele
Dr. Steve-O Riches, The
Dragnet Rockford Files
Dream On Roswell
Dress My Nest S.W.A.T.
E! News Now Saturday Night Live
Emergency! Scrubs
Equal Justice She Spies
Eureka Shear Genius
Exosquad Simon & Simon
Fame Simpsons, The
Family Guy Snoop Dogg's Father Hood
Fantasy Island So You Think You Can Dance
Firefly Solitary
Firsthand Soup, The
Flash Gordon Spider-Man
Flipper St. Elsewhere
Flipping Out Stacked
Friday Night Lights Standoff
Friday Night SmackDown Starsky and Hutch
Futurama Starter Wife, The
Galactica 1980 Super Bowl XLII Ads
Ghost Hunters Surface
Ghost Hunters International Swamp Thing
Girls Next Door, The Talkshow with Spike Feresten
Hart to Hart Team Knight Rider
Hell's Kitchen Temptation Island
Heroes Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Hey Paula! Three Sheets
Hill Street Blues Tick, The
Highlander 'Til Death
House Tim Gunn's Guide To Style
I Dream of Jeannie Tom Brokaw Reports
Iconoclasts Tonight Show, The
In Living Color Top Chef
Inside the Actors Studio Top Design
Invisible Man, The Tori & Dean: Inn Love
It Takes a Thief Total Recall 2070
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Tremors
Jack of All Trades Unhitched
Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency, The Vanished
Jerry Springer Victoria Beckham: Coming to America
John Doe Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot Weird Science
Journeyman Welcome Back Kotter
Kathy Griffin Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Keeping Up with The Kardashians What's Happening Now!!
King Of The Hill What's Happening!
Kitchen Confidential Who's the Boss?
Kitchen Nightmares WKRP in Cincinnati
Knight Rider Woody Woodpecker
Kojak WWE Monday Night Raw
Kojak 2004 Young Hercules

Hulu feature films (in both full-length or clips) at launch or shortly thereafter include, but are not limited to:

20 Dates   Into The Night
28 Weeks Later Island of Dr. Moreau, The
40-Year-Old Virgin, The Jerk, The
A Guy Thing Joe Kidd
A Life Less Ordinary Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie
Alien 3 Juno
Alien Resurrection Just Between Friends
Alien vs. Predator Kagemusha
Aliens Keep Your Eyes Open
All Dogs Go to Heaven Killing Zoe
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 K-Pax
Alvin and the Chipmunks Little Miss Sunshine
An All Dogs Christmas Carol Lone Wolf McQuade
Big Lebowski, The Love and a .45
Big Trouble In Little China Love Me Tender
Birds, The Man On The Moon
Break-Up, The Masquerade
Bring It On Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Broadcast News Me, Myself & Irene
Brokedown Palace Miami Vice
Broken Lizard's Club Dread Miracle on 34th Street
Bulworth Moonstruck
CB4 Moulin Rouge
Cheaper By The Dozen Mulholland Drive
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers Mummy Returns, The
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie Mummy, The (1999)
Child's Play 2 Napoleon Dynamite
Clay Pigeons National Lampoons Movie Madness
Cleopatra October Sky
Code of Silence Office Space
Comebacks, The Out of Sight
Darjeeling Limited, The Parents
Date Movie Permanent Midnight
Day After Tomorrow, The Planet Of The Apes (2001)
Day The Earth Stood Still, The Point Break
Day Watch Predator 2
Daylight Psycho
Devil Wears Prada, The Psycho (1960)
Die Hard Pumpkin Head
Die Hard 3: Die Hard with a Vengeance Quills
Die Hard 4: Live Free or Die Hard Raising Arizona
Do the Right Thing Red Dragon
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Reno 911!: Miami
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Requiem for a Dream
Dude, Where's My Car Robin Hood: Men In Tights
End of Days Robots
Enter the Ninja Romeo + Juliet
Epic Movie Seven Year Itch, The
Eragon Shape of Things, The
Family Guy "Blue Harvest" Sideways
Fantastic Four Simpsons Movie, The
Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer Skulls, The
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Slums of Beverly Hills, The
Fever Pitch Smokin' Aces
Field of Dreams Sound of Music
Fierce Creatures Speed
Flight of the Phoenix St. Valentine's Day Massacre, The
Fly, The (1958) Super Dave
Full Monty, The Super Troopers
Garden State Thank You for Smoking
Girl Next Door, The That Thing You Do
Gridlock'd There's Something About Mary
Hills Have Eyes, The Three Amigos!
Hitman Titan A.E.
Hot Fuzz Usual Suspects, The
I Heart Huckabees Vertigo
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Very Bad Things
Ice Age Waitress
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Weekend at Bernie's
In Dangerous Company Working Girl
In Her Shoes X-Files
In the Mix X-Men
Independence Day X-Men 2
Inspector Clouseau X-Men The Last Stand

About Hulu

Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies, and more at and other destination sites online, including AOL, Comcasts, MSN, MySpace and Yahoo!. Hulus selection of premium programming is provided by leading content companies, including FOX, NBC Universal, MGM, Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros. Television Group, as well as Access Hollywood, AST Dew Tour, BNET, Bravo, Broadway Video, CenterStaging,, Chiller, CHOW, CNET, Comedy Time, Davis-Panzer Productions, E! Entertainment Television, ExerciseTV, FEARnet, Ford Models, Fox Atomic, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Reality, Fox Searchlight, Fox Sports, Fox TV Studios, Fuel TV, FX Networks, G4TV, Gamespot, Gamespy, Hidden Universe, IGN, Image Entertainment, Lionsgate, LX.TV, MEN7, Mojo, Movieola, My Network TV, National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Digital Shorts, NBA, NBC Sports, NHL, Oxygen, Paley Media, Reveille, Salient Media, SciFi Channel, Shout! Factory, Sleuth Channel, SpaceRip, Speed, Sundance Channel, Taste TV, The Fight Network, The Golf Channel, The Onion, The Style Network, TV Guide, TVG, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Television, Twentieth Television, Universal Pictures, USA Network, Versus, Vuguru, WatchMojo, Wine Library TV and World Wrestling Entertainment®.

Hulu was founded in March 2007 by NBC Universal and News Corp and is operated independently by a dedicated management team with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Beijing. Hulu closed a $100 million investment from private equity firm Providence Equity Partners in October 2007.


Christina Lee, 310-571-4759
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Betsy Foudy, 323-202-1068


Christina Lee, 310-571-4759
Edelman for Hulu
Betsy Foudy, 323-202-1068