Hulu Help has now crossed 20 million user base which was 17 in January. This news has been revealed by certain advertisement companies in New York. In their presentation, they have also added the list of shows and new products which are going to add up on Hulu. Apart from this, one major update which Hulu has brought in the interest of users is; facility to download shows to watch it without internet.
This feature is already available on Netflix activate and Amazon. They have started providing this service in 2016. However, the service which Hulu is going to offer is different from these two.
Users can download their favorite content from ad-supported and non-commercials plans they subscribed. This service is started mainly for those subscribers who wish to watch the show during air travel or while commuting from one place to another. If a subscriber downloads a content from the ad-supported plan, then the ad will also get downloaded along with the content.
This is one of its kind feature in which user will also get commercial along with the show. You can’t forward the ad from the screen. You will have to watch the ad by any means.
The exact details about the shows which are going to be made available are still not revealed by the team. No particular launch date has been revealed by the team.
According to Randy Freer, CEO of Hulu, they are going to offer all shows which are running presently and live on demand. If you are at some place where no Wi-Fi is available, you can enjoy these shows without any hassle.
For advertisers too, it’s a great start by the company because their products will be promoted even offline. Hulu, in the later quarter, is even going to start active inserted ad in Hulu Live TV experience. This will ease the sports lover to enjoy live sports, news and entertaining program on this platform.
As per company details, it is going to use DAR ad rating system to check the capacity, guarantee reports and delivery of same ads across all mobile, desktop and connected devices. The company also revealed that the viewing share of this network is mainly on Traditional TV which accounts for 70% in total. So, the officials are working to engage more number of users on this platform by providing the offline facility.
Hulu’s Handmaid Tale is going to kick off the third time in a row. Apart from this, The Good Doctor on SVOD home is also going to receive for ABC’s.
As far as new number and series are concerned, Hulu is going to launch Four Weddings, Funeral, and Ramy, This will accompany the new Castle Rock. Hulu’s new project from Stephen King and J.J Abraham is going to start in July. Besides this, The First from Beau Willimon, Catch-22 from George Clooney and Little Fire Everywhere by Witherspoon and Washington. All these are novel based on the same author.
The company has tied up with Dream works animation to provide the stuff particularly for Kids and family. The company is planning to roll-out some deals for kids. If Hulu succeeded in this deal, then the company will become the first company to stream DreamWorks Animation films. You will be able to watch The Hidden world, Trolls2, How to Train dragon in 2019. Besides this, Library films from DreamWorks like Shrek 2, Shark Tale and other original series will start in 2020.