Get Your Hulu Fix

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By Kim Del Valle
Staff Writer

If only there was a website that has full television shows and movies that can be viewed whenever you wanted and oh yeah, free. Wait, that sounds like

On, users in the U.S. can have control in their premium programming that is ad-supported. You’ll get entertainment on your PC, from this season’s shows to your favorite classics, when and how you want it.

So how does it work? Just go to, click on a video or search for one, and enjoy! Hulu strives to deliver media on user’s own terms. This is achieved by having their experience simple and easy to share.

In March 2007, Hulu became public. The company is independently owned and operated by teams located in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Beijing with approximately 125 employees. is co-owned by NBC Universal, News Corp. and Providence Equity Partners.

There are currently over 1000 primetime TV hits such as The Simpsons and The Office. Warner Bros., Sony Pictures Television, and MGM are just a few out of the 130 plus content providers. With channel surfing, it can’t get any easier to find what you’re in the mood for. Categories include: comedy, food, web originals and more. Users can browse simply by title or getting a glimpse of what’s new and recently popular.

Quality and convenience are important aspects to The service strives to create a user experience that can be customized, allows discovering new and old shows, and offering content through partners’ websites. Better yet, the HD Gallery offers a future taste of online video.

No more missing your shows! With Hulu subscriptions, there is an easy option to sign up for episodes or clips. This way, there won’t be a single episode missed because new videos will be automatically added into your line up.

Thanks to its advertising revenue, Hulu is available as a free and legal online service. Users can stream unlimited videos and watch them over and over. Although there are commercial breaks, there are fewer advertisements than traditional broadcast television. Advertisers benefit as well from the non-cluttered website and the reach in consumers.

Services that offer illegal file sharing of premium content without the content owner’s permission is called piracy, or Hulu’s arch nemesis. Peer-to-peer networks and access to copyrighted material is an industry-wide problem in which Hulu recognizes. Therefore, the service focuses on delivering high-quality videos without downloading.

High-quality, hit TV shows and movies all at no cost, brought to you by Hulu.

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