The streaming service announced Tuesday that it has renewed its distribution deal with the media company that allows it to replenish and expand its library of content from Viacom's portfolio of cable networks, Craig Erwich, Hulu's SVP and head of content wrote in a blog post.
The pact expands on the original deal that began in 2011 and gives Hulu, in the coming weeks, a wider grasp on programming from such networks as
Under the pact, Hulu will expand its roster of kids' shows with additional titles from Nickelodeon to its Hulu Kids section, including older series such as "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Hey Arnold!," among others. Also being added to its library are Spanish-language versions of
Its selection of in-season programming across Viacom's networks, meanwhile, will continue. That means select content such as Comedy Central's
Hulu, which is a joint venture of Disney, 21st Century
While the deal beefs up the Hulu-Viacom relationship, it doesn't quite measure up to Amazon's Prime Instant Video inventory of Viacom content. Last year, Amazon paid its largest sum for a subscription-streaming deal in its pact with Viacom, that consisted mostly of children's TV programs.