Hulu to Offer Offline Viewing of Shows

At Hulu’s Digital Content NewFronts event today they announced that all 20 million Hulu subscribers will soon be able to download their shows for offline viewing.

TL;DR

  • Recently surpassed 20 million subscribers
  • Will release offline viewing to all susbcribers later this year
  • Introduced two new series — Four Weddings and a Funeral and Ramy
  • Becomes exclusive SVOD rights holder to Dreamworks Animation in 2019

For “Limited Commercials” Plan subscribers, the shows will still include commercials when offline. For those on the “Commercial Free” plan, offline viewing will not contain commercials just like when you are streaming online.

Hulu also introduced two new series — Four Weddings and a Funeral and Ramy, and announced that they acquired the SVOD rights to the ABC show, The Good Doctor.

The service will also become the exclusive SVOD rights holder to Dreamworks Animation in 2019. This include upcoming feature films like The Boss Baby 2 and Trolls 2. Subscribers will also get access to the library of kids films like Shrek and Shark Tale.

If you haven’t subscribed to Hulu, you can now sign-up and get 6 months of HBO for only $5/month.

This means you’ll be able to watch Hulu Originals shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, as well as HBO Originals like WestWorld and Silicon Valley for as little as $13/month.