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Jason Kilar

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  • Shazam Hires Hulu's Senior VP of Sales

    Media-discovery app company Shazam Entertainment has hired Kevin McGurn, previously senior vice president of sales for Hulu, as chief revenue officer. At Shazam, McGurn will focus on television and mobile ad sales and developing partnerships with media...
  • Hulu Hires Sony Network Entertainment's Tian Lim as CTO

    Hulu has hired Tian Lim, formerly with Sony Entertainment Network, as chief technology officer -- giving the Internet TV joint venture a permanent CTO after about a year without one. Lim's appointment is the latest high-level recruit for Hulu chief...
  • Hulu to sell its Japan service to Nippon TV

    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...
  • Hulu's Advertising Chief Is Latest Exec to Exit

    JP Colaco, one of Hulu's first employees and the exec in charge of advertising sales and operations, will depart the company next month. Colaco will leave the Internet TV joint venture later in October and "pursue one of a few new startup opportunities...
  • 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...
  • 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 announces new Kevin Smith movie review show and other originals

     
    Kevin Smith will host the new movie "revue" show "Spoilers" on Hulu this summer, as well as a series by Richard Linklater and others....
  • Hulu adds new original series, including 'The Awesomes' from Seth Meyers

     
    Hulu announced several new shows coming to its online video service, including "The Awesomes," from "Saturday Night Live" head writer Seth Meyers, and the music reality series "Don't Quit Your Daydream."...
  • Hulu surpasses 1.5 million subscribers

     
    Hulu finished 2011 with $420 million in revenue and 1.5 million subscribers. The online video service is owned by NBCUniversal, Walt Disney Co., News Corp. and Providence Equity Partners. The service will spend $500 million on content in 2012....
  • Hulu's Jason Kilar 'Thinks Different' about television

     
    Hulu Chief Executive Jason Kilar chose the advertising agency's conference in Los Angeles to do his own riff on Apple Inc.'s "Think Different" campaign. Instead of saluting "The Crazy Ones" from the memorable TBWA/Chiat/Day ad campaign from 1997 that...