Hulu, the new online video service from News Corp. and NBCU, announced the public launch of its website, Hulu.com. Beginning today, consumers in the U.S. can go to Hulu.com to watch a large selection of hit TV shows, movies, clips and more in high-quality for free. In addition, Hulu announced new content partnerships with the Warner Bros. Television Group, Lionsgate, NBA, NHL and more than 20 other content providers. New content additions to Hulu’s 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 more.
On Hulu.com, consumers get videos from more than 50 top broadcast and cable networks, movie studios and web-centric content providers. Hulu’s library offers full-length episodes from more than 250 TV series and provides short clips from 150 more like Saturday Night Live and In Living Color as well as 50 additional films.
Hulu is renewing many of its charter advertisers since the beta period. Currently, Hulu advertisers include: Best Buy, Chili’s, DirecTV, GM, Intel, Nissan, State Farm, Unilever, Wal-Mart and others.