Today it was announced that A+E Networks signed a deal to allow their channels to be included in the live streaming service Hulu plans to introduce this spring. The Walt Disney Co., which owns 50% stake in A+E, also owns part of Hulu, and its networks, including ABC and ESPN, will be included in the package.
Under the agreement, A+E’s A&E Network, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYI and Viceland will be available live and on demand as a part of the $40 product.
“As we begin to finalize our new live TV service, we’re pulling together the most valuable, well-rounded package of channels available for under $40,” said Mike Hopkins, CEO of Hulu, in a statement. “We know the A+E Networks brand of award-winning storytelling is important to our viewers, and we’re very excited to add their networks to the core service we launch this Spring.”
This is good news for Hulu’s new live TV streaming service. As it brings some of the most demanded channels to their much anticipated live TV streaming service.
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