Murdoch: Hulu.com May Add Pay-Per-View; Might It Replace Free Shows?

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September 15th, 2009

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch told investors on Tuesday that the company is "looking into" the possibility of adding subscription products and pay-per-view offerings to the popular online TV show site Hulu.

No final decision has been made, Murdoch said, speaking at an investor conference that was Webcast.

via MarketWatch.

I'm sure viewers would be fine if pay-per-view content was added to Hulu.com, but in the same investor conference Murdoch revealed that the WSJ would start charging for weekly access to the newspaper via their iPhone and Blackberry applications, which is currently free, so who knows exactly what Rupert is thinking about for Hulu.

 
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