| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Jason Kilar, the former CEO of Hulu, has announced his next venture: Vessel, a startup building a multimedia service with a strong focus on video, whose investors include Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
The San Francisco-based company is not...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
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-...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Nancy Tellem | Microsoft's president of entertainment and digital media
The veteran CBS...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Less than three years after launching a leading online video subscription service in Japan, Hulu has decided to bow out of the country.
Santa Monica-based Hulu has agreed to sell its Hulu Japan subscription service to Japan's Nippon Television Network...
| Jun 21, 2011
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...
| Jun 23, 2011
News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal have been wrestling for more than a year over what to do with their unruly online progeny Hulu. The answer emerged this week: sell the popular and problematic Internet video site. But why......
| Jun 22, 2011
Hulu is putting itself up for sale. The popular online television site, which has been the cause of much consternation in Hollywood, has retained investment banks Guggenheim Partners and Morgan Stanley to facilitate a potential sale, according to people...