BBC iPlayer Planning to Go International

Next to Hulu BBC's iPlayer is one of the Internet's hottest content portals of original TV programming. Unfortunately, iPlayer has been limited to UK viewers who subsidize the production of the network's TV shows via their taxes. However, we're now getting word (thanks to T3) from BBC Worldwide's Chief Executive, John Smith, that BBC is planning [...]

Google TV Provides a Native ‘Quick Fix’ to Accessing Hulu

Sweet! While most of us haven't been lucky enough to play with Google TV on the Logitech Revue or Sony's new Internet TV line, we're finding out that troublesome sites who like to block networked media players from accessing their content have met their match with Google TV. It turns out you can easily switch [...]

Hulu Plus to Land on TiVo Premiere DVRs in the Coming Months

TiVo says, "me too." The company is announcing that its TiVo Premiere DVRs, announced back in March, will provide access to Hulu Plus content in the coming months (like the other guys). Interesting, isn't it, that they chose to only support TiVo Premiere DVR subscribers only? Anyone know if there's a technical reason why they couldn't support [...]

It’s Official: Hulu Plus to Arrive on Roku

Well, now the world has confirmation to the news we got yesterday. Roku is officially announcing Hulu Plus, the premium $9.99/mo service, will arrive on Roku later this Fall and will be compatible with all models, including its entry-level $59.99 player. Roku has sent us an image to whet your appetite until then. The full press release [...]

No Surprise: Hulu Coming to Roku

Dan Rayburn is reporting that he has received confirmation from a pair Hulu content partners that the service will make its way to Roku players in the very near future. No word if users will be able to access free Hulu content or will only be able to gain access through a $9.99/mo Hulu Plus [...]

Hulu Plus Demonstrated on Sony’s PlayStation 3

If you're curious on what Hulu Plus is like running on Sony 's PlayStation 3, have a look at the follow video below produced by Joystiq. As you'll see, Hulu Plus is an app that can be downloaded to the console (no disc required like Netflix's implementation) and features a game console/controller friendly layout slightly [...]

Possible Winning Combo: OTA HDTV + Hulu Plus + Blockbuster/VUDU

Like many of you I was pleased to hear the news that Hulu unveiled their Hulu Plus offering today. Now I'm wondering if it's actually something I'd be interested in paying for. Luckily, NewTeeVee did the leg work for us in comparing Hulu Plus with Netflix's instant streaming collection. According to the site, Hulu's biggest [...]

Hulu Officially Announces Its $9.99/mo Hulu Plus Offering

Great news for Hulu fans. Hulu has officially announced the upcoming availability of Hulu Plus (currently available via "preview invite"). The $9.99/mo Hulu Plus service will provide subscribers with a complete archive of all shows available through the service in 720p HD video. In other words, if you're interested in, say, Lost, all episodes from [...]