How to Survive When the Internet Fails

Oh crap. Your Internet's just gone out and doesn't seem like it will be coming back anytime soon. First off, don't panic. Or wait, maybe you're supposed to panic? I can never remember these things, lemme Google it real quick. OH CRAP, THE INTERNET IS OUT. Game over, man! Game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now?… » 12/04/14 5:20pm 12/04/14 5:20pm

Nexus Player Review: Android TV Isn't Ready For Primetime

Android TV is exciting. It's beautiful. The idea makes sense. And you should probably steer clear till Google gets its shit together. Until it does, the $100 Nexus Player just isn't a good buy. » 11/03/14 1:00pm 11/03/14 1:00pm

James Franco's Saturday Night Shows Why SNL Is a Weekly TV Miracle

Last night, Saturday Night Live kicked off its 40th season (did you watch it!). It's a major milestone to be sure, but how exactly is it made? Countless books have been written on the subject but established actor and fledgling documentarian James Franco tries to capture the tortuous late nights and constant… » 9/28/14 10:00pm 9/28/14 10:00pm

Every Episode of South Park Is Streaming for Free on Hulu Right Now

Good news for fans of the lovable, animated fourth graders with filthy mouths. Starting today, all 17 seasons of South Park will be streaming on Hulu for free. And you better get your fill while you can, because come fall—it's paywall time. » 7/13/14 8:42am 7/13/14 8:42am

TV Streaming Head-to-Head: Netflix vs Hulu vs Amazon Prime

One of the more annoying things about Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon's television streaming libraries is the vast difference between the selection available. It would be almost impossible to get a thorough idea of who has the better library without searching for hundreds of TV shows on each service and comparing them… » 3/04/14 8:00am 3/04/14 8:00am

Hulu Plus for iPad Looks a Whole Lot Different Now

It's been a long time since we've last seen any sort of major update to Hulu Plus's iPad app. And thankfully, its newest incarnation has been completely redesigned from the ground up. » 6/06/13 4:55pm 6/06/13 4:55pm

Hulu Plus Just Got a Brand New Redesign for Apple TV

Because watching television is a notoriously harrowing and grueling process, Hulu Plus just underwent a major redesign for Apple TV, making it easier to navigate and shaving off precious seconds that could otherwise be spent with the TV people, you're real friends. » 3/19/13 2:05pm 3/19/13 2:05pm

The Criterion Collection Is Giving You All Their Movies Free on Hulu…

Criterion Collection, a company that collects and restores classic and otherwise culturally relevant films, is bestowing us with a wonderful little post-Valentines or mid-February or extremely-post-Groundhog's Day gift: their entire catalogue of movies on Hulu will be 100 percent free this weekend. » 2/14/13 4:20pm 2/14/13 4:20pm

Why No Streaming Service Will Ever Be Perfect

Hulu Plus. Amazon Prime. Netflix. Redbox. In an ideal world, any one of these would someday become an all-encompassing streaming service. One subscription, one price, one ticket out of the cable's iron grasp. That's never been the case, of course. But as exclusive content deals keep piling up, it's increasingly clear… » 2/11/13 11:31am 2/11/13 11:31am

Why the Hell Does Hulu Show Spoiler Commercials for the TV Show You're…

Hulu, for all its good intentions and fairly solid stream quality, kind of sucks. It doesn't have enough TV shows, it doesn't have enough episodes, you still have to watch commercials even when you pay for Hulu Plus but worst of all, sometimes those commercials you're forced to sit through are about future episodes of… » 2/01/13 9:00pm 2/01/13 9:00pm

Hulu's Adding More Original and Exclusive Content Beginning in January

Hulu's continuing its trend of producing its own original content with three new shows: an animated superhero comedy with Seth Meyers, "The Awesomes"; U.K. comedy thriller "The Wrong Mans"; and docu-series "Behind the Mask." » 1/08/13 1:04pm 1/08/13 1:04pm

Hulu Plus Just Made Apple TV a Million Times Better

Hulu Plus is on Apple TV now. Hulu just confirmed to us and in an official blog post that its streaming service is now available on Apple's set-top box. It's actually a pretty big deal. » 7/31/12 9:16am 7/31/12 9:16am

Here's Hulu's introduction to the Apple TV app.

These Seven Tablets Just Became Hulu-Capable

Up until now, unless you owned an HTC Flyer or a Vizio 8-inch tablet (and who doesn't, right?) the only place your android-based Hulu viewing was happening was on your phone. Today, however, the streaming service has announced support for seven new tablets. » 3/29/12 8:09pm 3/29/12 8:09pm

You Can Stream Hulu Plus on the Wii Now

Hulu Plus—home of the estimable Criterion Collection—is now available for streaming on the Wii. Hulu doesn't have quite the streaming catalogue of Netflix, but it's got a decent amount of current TV shows and movies, and of course those Criterion films. [Nintendo] » 2/16/12 5:17pm 2/16/12 5:17pm

Battleground Lightning Review: Political Science/Fiction

First Netflix debuted its so-so Norwegian comedy-drama Lilyhammer. Today brings us Hulu's original series response: Battleground, a well-timed political 'dramedy' (ugh) that takes us behind the scenes of a fictional Wisconsin Senate campaign. It's very almost good! » 2/14/12 7:25pm 2/14/12 7:25pm

Kindle Fire Adds Hulu Plus and ESPN to Its App Bounty

Those concerned about Amazon's curated Kindle Fire app approach have less and less reason to be concerned; in addition to the slew of games, Netflix, and Pandora announced earlier this week, Amazon's got ESPN and Hulu Plus in its stable. » 11/11/11 9:45am 11/11/11 9:45am

Vizio's Android Tablet Is the First to Offer Hulu Plus

A week after hitting stores, the 8-inch Vizio Tablet has now added an important distinction: it's the first Android tablet to offer Hulu Plus and it's available for download now. [Vizio] » 8/24/11 10:04am 8/24/11 10:04am