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 4:43pm 3/04/14 4:43pm

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 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.

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

Fox's 8-Day Content Delay on Hulu Starts... Now

Late last month, Fox made the announcement that they're blocking new streaming shows on Hulu for 8 days after the initial broadcast. And, unless you're a Hulu Plus or Dish subscriber, that lockout started yesterday. Time to start pushing providers to pay up. [Multichannel] » 8/16/11 11:01am 8/16/11 11:01am

Dear Apple, Can You Just Buy Hulu? Please?

Hulu needs owners who aren't ancient and terrible. Apple needs a streaming video service that isn't ancient and terrible. So based on those unconfirmed reports that Apple is interested in buying Hulu, I have only one demand: DO IT. » 7/22/11 11:11am 7/22/11 11:11am

How to Ditch Netflix and Still Watch (Almost) Everything You Want

You're outraged (OUTRAGED!) that Netflix's price hike has stolen your cheap movie rentals. In fact, you're going to delete your subscription. Forever. Now what? Here's how to replace Netflix in your life, from streaming to shiny plastic discs. » 7/15/11 5:20pm 7/15/11 5:20pm