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2013-04-15 16:24:20

Current Directors Nathan Myhrvold and Richard Sherman to Retire From Leadership Positions GLENDALE, Calif., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that at its upcoming annual meeting of stockholders, scheduled to be held on May 29, 2013, current directors Nathan Myhrvold and Richard Sherman will retire from the Company's Board of Directors and Lucian Grainge, chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music Group, and...

Hulu Secret Memo Could Mean A Shakeup Is Brewing
2012-08-20 12:41:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online TV junkies may like to watch the drama that unfolds on their favorite TV programs made available on the Hulu service, but the big drama could soon unfold in reality as Hulu could face a big shake up. According to a confidential memo that trade magazine Variety uncovered, it has the makings of a drama set in Hollywood with a number of influential players involved. According to online reports, CEO Jason Kilar could leave the...

2012-07-18 06:26:39

PARIS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Ostroff, President, Conde Nast Entertainment, and Jason Kilar, CEO, Hulu, will deliver Media Mastermind keynote addresses at MIPCOM 2012, organised by Reed MIDEM in Cannes, 8-11 October. One year since she took the helm at Conde Nast Entertainment, Dawn Ostroff will draw on her extensive experience in delivering breakthrough content to argue that even as the media environment is evolving, nothing beats the power of a story, well-told and...

2012-04-29 22:20:57

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brighter.com, the online consumer solution that makes quality dental care accessible and affordable, announced today it has added Jason Kilar to its Board of Directors. Kilar is the chief executive officer of Hulu, a leading online premium video service. Brighter.com is a dental savings plan offering members significant cost reductions of up to 60 percent through pre-negotiated prices at 25,000 dentists nationwide. With nearly 50 percent...

Hulu Membership Exceeds Expectations
2011-09-23 05:52:11

The popular online streaming video service Hulu exceeded their expectations by achieving over 1 million paying customers to their Hulu Plus service three months before the end of 2011. Chief Executive Jason Kilar forecasted that they would have the one million paying subscribers by the end of 2011, but now will exceed that amount. Hulu has become popular by streaming broadcast television shows with its free service. According to Reuters, the shows were supplied by its joint equity owners...

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2011-07-07 11:28:36

Internet video service Hulu expects the number of paying subscribers to top 1 million by the end of summer, much earlier than it previously predicted, said its chief executive on Wednesday. The popularity of the paid plan has soared and may lead to even more interest in Hulu, which is currently owned by Walt Disney Co., News Corp., NBC Universal and Providence Equity Partners. The company is up for sale and several potential buyers have shown interest. "We are extremely encouraged by the...

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2010-12-22 07:29:30

Online television and movie entertainment site Hulu has decided not to go public for now and may seek out other financing options, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Monday. WSJ, citing "people familiar with the matter," said Hulu is considering new subscription plans beyond Hulu Plus, its recently launched premium service. Hulu's management had been looking at an initial public offering but has decided not to proceed with an IPO right now and may look for other options, including...

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2010-06-30 05:29:13

Under pressure from its parent companies to boost profits, online video site Hulu unveiled a new paid subscription service on Tuesday that gives subscribers total access to back episodes of popular TV shows and movies on mobile devices, televisions, game consoles and computers. The move puts Hulu in line with other media firms that are working to implement both paid and ad-supported revenue models. The new Hulu Plus service, which costs $9.99 per month, gives subscribers access to the entire...