Disney takes control of Hulu before own streaming launch
Disney takes control of Hulu before own streaming launch
Elisabeth Moss as Offred in a scene from Hulu’s popular “The Handmaid’s Tale,” an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel George Kraychyk Hulu
14 May, 2019, 19:14
Now, The Walt Disney Company and Comcast Corporation have announced that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately, in return for Disney and Comcast entering into a "put/call" agreement regarding NBCUniversal's 33% ownership interest in Hulu. There's a complex deal between Disney and Comcast involved, but essentially by January 2024, Comcast and Disney will finish a transaction where by the latter will own the former's interest in the popular streaming site, where viewers watch recently aired episodes of TV, along with a back catalogue of films and shows, plus originals like the critically acclaimed A Handmaid's Tale.
The Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp. have also agreed to fund Hulu's recent purchase of AT&T Inc.'s 9.5% interest in Hulu. For one, as early as next year NBCUniversal has the right to pull programming previously licensed exclusively to Hulu and instead make it available to Hulu on a nonexclusive basis for a reduced license fee. Meanwhile, Disney continues its quest for worldwide domination. Well, Disney+ is being billed as a family friendly streaming service in line with Disney's theatrical output, but just as Disney would never greenlight and release a movie like Prometheus, they're not exactly itching to put American Horror Story on Disney+.
Last month, Hulusaid it had bought back wireless carrier AT&T Inc's stake in the US entertainment streaming service for $1.43 billion, in a deal that valued Hulu at $15 billion.
In addition to that Marvel content, Hulu is development TV series based on Sweet Tooth, Motor Girl, Old City Blues, and Woke. But, during Disney's Investor Day briefing of Disney+ and its post-Fox plans, Kevin Mayer, chairman of the direct-to-consumer division, said the company is "likely" the company will be bundling together Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ for "a discounted price". However, NBCUniversal can terminate most of its content license agreements after that three-year period.
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