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Jason Kilar

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  • With new leadership, online video site Hulu changes TV strategy

    The online video site Hulu once had ambitions of ushering in the future of television by shaking up the status quo. But under its new management, the site will throw off its old mantle of TV disrupter as it seeks to work in partnership with cable and...
  • First-round bids due this week for Hulu

    First-round bids due this week for Hulu
    The first round of bids were due this week for Hulu, the popular online TV service whose prospective sale has attracted interest from digital media players as well as cable operators. An initial bid has been submitted by the Chernin Group, a next-...
  • KKR, Yahoo and Silver Lake/WME join list of Hulu suitors

    KKR, Yahoo and Silver Lake/WME join list of Hulu suitors
    The list of potential suitors for Hulu keeps getting longer. On Friday, Yahoo submitted a bid for the online video site co-owned by entertainment giants News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp. Also jumping into the fray are private equity...
  • Hulu hires Fox TV-distribution executive to be video website's CEO

    Veteran Fox television executive Mike Hopkins has been named the chief executive of Hulu, the online video site. Hopkins has served as president of distribution for Fox Networks since 2008. His appointment suggests that the companies that control Hulu...
  • Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site

    Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site
    The Hulu divorce has been called off. After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale. Instead, they said, they...
  • The Morning Fix: Comcast gets ready to take control of NBC Universal! Hulu's growing pains. Sundance finds and loses religion at same time.

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering where 2011 went. The Skinny: What is the Skinny, you wonder. Well, it can be anything it wants. Sometimes it's a quick review of what we're linking to (today we have stories about Comcast, Sundance......
  • Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert return to Hulu

     
    Viacom has agreed to return “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and the “Colbert Report” starring Stephen Colbert to Hulu, nearly a year after pulling the two high-profile shows off the online video service in a dispute over financial...
  • The Morning Fix: Paramount drags on Viacom earnings! Hulu chief mouths off. Wanna buy MySpace?

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering whether making statements every day is part of the recovery process. The Skinny: Glad Charlie Sheen is taking a break (if he is), but does he need to put out statements all the time and......
  • Hulu's owners weigh board shuffle

     
    Two of the most influential executives in Hollywood may be stepping off the Hulu board, which would give the chief executive of the popular online video website, Jason Kilar, more latitude to run the business. News Corp. Chief Operating Officer......
  • The Morning Fix: Sheen sues! Hulu's board shrinking. Keller and Huffington trade blows.

     
    After the coffee. Before making my happy birthday call to Rupert Murdoch. The Skinny: Well, so much for a long reprieve from Charlie Sheen. He's back with a vengeance with a suit against Warner Bros., the studio that makes "Two......
  • Yahoo approaches Hulu about possible acquisition [Updated]

     
    Yahoo Inc. recently approached Hulu to discuss a possible acquisition of the popular online video service, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Hulu, which streams television shows on the Internet, has been the subject of intense...