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Hulu to offer BBC programming

The Associated Press
| Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:01 a.m

Hulu said it has agreed to a non-exclusive, multi-year deal with BBC Worldwide North America that will allow it to offer BBC content to its subscribers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Hulu said its Hulu Plus service has offered a variety of U.K. programming since its debut and the new deal makes it one of the top destinations in this country for British content.

Effective immediately, Hulu Plus subscribers can access popular BBC shows like “Doctor Who” as well as natural history and factual programming such as “Blue Planet.”

More shows will be offered in the fall, with others rolling out through the year, giving Hulu Plus subscribers access to more than 2,000 episodes of BBC Worldwide titles.

A selection of BBC programs also will rotate through the free service.

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