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Old April 29 2010, 04:30 PM   #1
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No Hulu For U.K

Looks like Hulu are shelving their plans for a UK version, due to lack of interest from British broadcasters. ITV want people to use their own portal, while the others aren't interested in exclusive deals since they are already in non-exclusive deals with either SeeSaw, MSN or YouTube.

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Old April 29 2010, 08:16 PM   #2
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wish they'd do a UK version for US shows...
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Old April 29 2010, 08:58 PM   #3
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Re: No Hulu For U.K

SeeSaw are talking about doing just that, it is going to be a subscription service though, and by the looks of the questionnaire they had it looks to be something like £5 per month per genre for unlimited shows but they will be on rotation rather than always there.
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Old April 29 2010, 09:24 PM   #4
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Bob the Skutter wrote: View Post
SeeSaw are talking about doing just that, it is going to be a subscription service though, and by the looks of the questionnaire they had it looks to be something like £5 per month per genre for unlimited shows but they will be on rotation rather than always there.
what would be the point of that? if im going to pay for a library of TV, I want it to be there 24/7/356
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Old April 29 2010, 09:26 PM   #5
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SeeSaw are talking about doing just that, it is going to be a subscription service though, and by the looks of the questionnaire they had it looks to be something like £5 per month per genre for unlimited shows but they will be on rotation rather than always there.
If there is not a long wait between US air date and the see saw date that is something I would be interested in.
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Old April 29 2010, 09:36 PM   #6
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Wamdue, The point, I suppose, is so they can get rights to shows they otherwise wouldn't be able to get, to have an exclusivity window, or to run it like a catch up service but with shows from US channels rather than UK ones.

STK, yeah same here. I did say on the questionnaire that I thought it was important that it was on SeeSaw as soon as possible after airing in America.
The questionnaire is here for anyone interested in taking it...
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Old April 29 2010, 10:15 PM   #7
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a catch up service similar to BBC iPlayer might work, and I one off events might be cool to.
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