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Hulu becomes HBO’s SVOD home in Japan

HJ Holdings – aka Hulu Japan – has become the exclusive local SVOD licensing partner of US premium cable channel HBO. Nippon TV-owned Hulu Japan will have exclusive streaming rights to shows such as epic drama Game of Thrones and comedy Silicon Valley in a deal that brings various “HBO series never before seen in […]

Hulu Japan takes A+E content SVOD rights

Japanese subscription on-demand service Hulu is bringing an “extensive” catalogue of programming from A+E Networks to its platform. A+E has closed a deal with Hulu’s parent, HJ Holdings, that will see History Channel shows such as Pawn Stars and Counting Cars offered through an exclusive section of Hulu Japan. This will also includes shows from […]

Red Arrow’s Cop is first Hulu Japan original

The Japanese SVOD platform Hulu has commissioned its first original series, a crime drama based on Red Arrow International’s scripted format The Last Cop. Hulu owner Nippon TV has acquired rights to the format from ProSiebenSat.1 Media-owned Red Arrow, and the resulting show will air on both Hulu Japan and Nippon’s flagship terrestrial TV channel. […]