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Hulu expands original content, boasts 6 million Hulu Plus subscribers
Hulu expands original content, boasts 6 million Hulu Plus subscribers

At its uprfront presentation Wednesday in New York City, the online streaming service Hulu touted its aggressive expansion into original programming and its continued acquisition of top-rated network and cable series.  These expansions come as the subscription-based Hulu Plus reached 6 million subscribers, up from 5 million in the fourth quarter of 2013.  After introductory remarks from "Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong, who joked that Hulu finally made it possible to "watch TV the way it was meant to be watched -- at work," CEO Mike Hopkins announced plans to quadruple Hulu's investment in original programming over the coming year. The...

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