Hulu LLChas approached NBCUniversal MediaLLC for a possible partnership on the streaming service's planned over-the-topoffering, Variety reported May 2, citing a person withknowledge of the matter.
Hulu reportedly is working on a new subscription service thatwould allow users to stream shows from broadcast and cable TV networks. Accordingto The Wall Street Journal, Hulu is closeto signing licensing deals for the new service with Walt Disney Co. and 21stCentury Fox Inc. to stream programs from their networks.
NBCU is in early-stage talks to join Hulu's planned OTT service,according to Variety.
Hulu's content owners are 21st Century Fox, Disney and 's NBCU.