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Hulu to feature A+E brands in live TV streaming service

Digital streaming service Hulu has brokered a new affiliate agreement with A+E Networks that will find all six original brands from A+E Networks Family on Hulu’s new live TV streaming ...
March 10, 2017

Digital streaming service Hulu has brokered a new affiliate agreement with A+E Networks that will find all six original brands from A+E Networks Family on Hulu’s new live TV streaming service set to launch this spring.

The deal adds live and on-demand streaming access to cable networks A&E, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYI and Viceland to Hulu’s core package of more than 40 live channels.

A+E Networks’ bundle of channels brings instant access to series including History’s Six and The Curse of Oak IslandA&E’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the AftermathLive PD and Born This WayLifetime’s Project Runway and UnReal; FYI’s Married at First Sight and Tiny House Nation; and Viceland’s Gaycation (pictured) and Weediquetteas well as a roster of Lifetime Original Movies and new documentaries from History and Viceland to Hulu’s new live TV streaming service.

“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Hulu to offer our A+E Networks’ portfolio of brands on their live TV streaming service at launch,” said Nancy Dubuc, president and CEO, A+E Networks, in a statement. “Having our top six networks available on their core package speaks to the power of our entertainment portfolio in reaching men, women, adults and millennials.”

Other channels Hulu has agreements with include CBS Corporation, 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company and Turner Networks.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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