Fox has renewed its streaming deal with Hulu for in-season episodes3 min read
Fox Entertainment and Hulu — which are both under the Disney umbrella — announced a multi-year content deal renewal that includes in-season streaming rights for Fox’s primetime shows.
The deal includes “a comprehensive multiplatform strategic marketing alliance,” the companies said. It will feature joint Fox and Hulu branding across all Fox-owned and “external marketing touchpoints” to “align messaging for live and on-demand viewing of Fox content.”
Under the terms of the deal, all Fox primetime entertainment programming — including “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy,” 9-1-1,” “The Cleaning Lady,” “The Masked Singer” and “Next Level Chef” — will follow the linear telecast. Keep streaming on Hulu The renewal comes after Fox Entertainment and Hulu entered into a program output deal, announced last February, that allows Hulu to stream all off-season episodes of original Fox unscripted and animated programming.
“Our long-standing, valued partnership with Hulu consistently produces impressive results and provides an important path for our scripted, unscripted and animated series to maximize audience reach,” Fox Entertainment CEO Rob Wade said in announcing the deal. “Under this new agreement, Fox strengthens its long-term streaming strategy while leveraging the strength and power of both Hulu and Fox to better serve our audience and bring visibility to premium content across our streaming and linear platforms.”
“Continuing to be the day-ahead streaming home for current Fox hits, along with season-to-season episodes of well-loved Fox titles, reinforces Hulu’s unique position in the streaming space — as the only SVOD service to carry Day-a-Day series from multiple broadcast networks,” Hulu President Joe Early said in a prepared statement. “Fox has always been a great partner, but now Rob and his team are leveling up our relationship with their new marketing commitments, helping viewers understand where they can watch all these shows.”
Fox series produced by Disney Television Studios include “9-1-1,” “9-1-1: Lone Star” and “The Resident,” as well as perennial animated favorites “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy,” “Bob’s Burgers ” and “The Great North. Fox Alternative Entertainment produces the unscripted hit series “The Masked Singer” as well as “I Can See Your Voice,” “Name That Tune,” Domino Masters and Studio Ramsay Global, “Next Level Chef” and the upcoming series “Gordon Ramsay’s Food.” Stars.”
Fox Entertainment Studios produces the mid-season single-camera comedy “Animal Control,” while the animated comedies “Housebroken” and Dan Harmon’s “Krapopolis,” and “Grimsburg,” starring Jon Hamm and executive produced by Bento Box Entertainment, are in the division.
Other Fox programming includes “The Cleaning Lady” (Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment), “Alert: Missing Persons Unit” (Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment) and “The Accused” (Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment, All3 Media America). Includes drama. ; comedies “Call Me Cat” (AT Wonderful Productions, Sad Clown Productions, BBC Studios, Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment) and “Welcome to Flach” (Lionsgate, BBC Studios and Fox Entertainment).
Unscripted series on Fox include “Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test” (Mino Films) and “Lego Masters” (Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday’s Child and Plan B Entertainment), “MasterChef” and “MasterChef Jr” (Endemol Shine North America ) and One Potato to Potato), “Hell’s Kitchen” (ITV Entertainment and A. Smith & Co.), “Beat Shazam” (Appleff Entertainment, MGM Television, Biggerstage and Shazam) and the upcoming dating series “Farmer Wants a Wife” ( Eureka production).