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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Before: Hulu Owners Say ‘Nah’
It’s 2011 all over again as Hulu’s trio of owners, 21st Century Fox, Disney, and Comcast, have decided to not sell the video service to any of its suitors. Instead, they will put $750 million into the video company to “propel future growth,” according to the announcement.
The final suitors for Hulu came down to DirecTV and the combination of The Chernin Group and AT&T, as well as Time Warner Cable, which was only interested in buying a stake in the company. The initial list was much bigger, but over the past couple of weeks,
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Netflix and Amazon Battle for Your Kids
I didn’t learn to swim for a long time growing up, because of “She-Ra: Princess of Power.” See, I was born in the 1980s, and when I was five, my parents signed me up for swim lessons. But those classes meant I had to skip my favorite animated princess adventure at least once a week, and I threw a temper tantrum so epic that my parents basically gave up on the idea until I was older and more reasonable. (Sorry I was a brat, Mom and Dad.)
That story won’t make any sense to the generation currently in diapers, because between DVR, DVD, and VOD, they will have little-to-no concept of television programming that can’t be time-shifted. And that’s just what Netflix and Amazon are banking on.
One of the more interesting battles over the last six months has been between the two companies and … Read MoreTags: Amazon, Amazon Originals, Amazon Studios, disney, Dora the Explorer, Dreamworks Animation, Netflix, netflix originals, SpongeBob SquarePants, viacom