Thursday, April 19, 2012
Hulu Tops 50,000 TV Episodes, Plans New Original Series
Los Angeles-based streaming video site Hulu has been in New York this week pitching its service to advertisers at its Hulu Upfronts event, revealing today four new original series, plus some statistics on the service. Hulu said it has added "We Got Next", "The Awesomes", "Don't Quit Your Daydream" and "Flow" as new upcoming series rolling out on the service this year and beyond, as it expands its own original content efforts. Hulu debuted its first original series, "A Day In The Life", in August, and "Battleground" and "Up to Speed" in January. Hulu also reported it ow has more than 50,000 full TV episodes on Hulu and Hulu Plus, and over 40,000 hours of content on the service.