Movies & TV

As TV cuts commercials, product placement is worming its way into your shows

As SNL’s plans to trade commercial airtime for sponsored segments from ad companies next fall commences, what will this new ad innovation mean to the entertainment world at large?
Movies & TV

Break out the red lights, Hulu picks up new sex-trade drama Harlots

Hulu has given a straight-to-series order to ITV eight-part series Harlots, based on the London sex trade in the 18th century, and starring Samantha Morton, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Leslie Manville
Movies & TV

Bye-bye Marvel? Hulu’s new live TV service has Disney CEO rethinking Netflix deals

Disney CEO Bob Iger said he'd gotten the chance to see Hulu's upcoming live TV offering, and that it has a "tremendous" user interface. The service has now dropped to an expected $30/month price point, and may have Disney rethinking deals…
Home Theater

Hulu to launch documentary division with fully licensed Beatles project

Hulu has created a new division called Hulu Documentary Films, bought exclusive streaming rights to a much-anticipated Beatles documentary from Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
Movies & TV

Hulu asks for more of addictive cult-thriller The Path

Hulu has renewed its hit original series The Path, starring Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan, for a second season as part of its upfront announcements taking place in New York City today
Movies & TV

Update: NBCUniversal joins Fox, Disney in talks to build out Hulu’s live TV service

Hulu is reportedly planning an Internet TV service for cord cutters with a platform that allows you to stream both broadcast and cable channels. Disney-ABC, NBCUniversal and Fox are expected to be part of the service.
Movies & TV

5 shows and movies to stream this week: face-swapping, gun-shooting, selfie-taking fun

Looking for something to stream this week? A cult classic sketch comedy show, a one-season wonder sitcom, and a movie about Nic Cage and John Travolta swapping faces shore up our picks.
DT Daily

Amazon primes streaming video service to take on Netflix, Hulu 2:37

It looks like it’s game on between streaming video titans Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Plus, Google Books wins out in court, more criticism for GITS movie.
Movies & TV

5 shows and movies to stream: Kimmy Schmidt, Inherent Vice, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: Inherent Vice, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and more.
Home Theater

This new app brings Tinder-style swiping to movie and TV viewing

Mighty TV is a new app that uses Tinder-style left and right swipes to quickly dial in TV show and movie recommendations for its users, which they can then start watching right from their mobile devices.
Home Theater

Hulu as a cable channel? Cablevision makes channel 605 a Hulu portal

New York cable provider Cablevision Systems has created a special Hulu channel for its Optimum TV subscribers, allowing users to go to an on-demand Hulu portal right from their cable TV channel list.
Home Theater

Hulu's Casual, Difficult People, and East Los High get summer premiere dates

Hulu rolls out the lineup for three of its most popular original series this summer, including the second seasons of comedies Casual and Difficult People, as well as the fourth run of teen drama East Los High.