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LG Adds Hulu With Live TV to webOS TVs

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 10, 2018 — LG Electronics USA announced that LG’s award-winning smart TVs now include Hulu with Live TV, offering consumers even greater content options and enhanced viewing experiences within the modern living room.

Beginning today, the updated user interface (UI) is available on all 2018 and 2017 LG Smart TVs with webOS, as well as select 2016 models.* “As interest in streaming live events continues to rise, we are offering LG smart TV owners a seamless solution that enables them to experience today’s pivotal cultural moments as they are happening from the comfort of their own home,” said Matthew Durgin, director of smart TV content partnerships at LG Electronics USA. Hulu with Live TV offers viewers access to live and on-demand programming from over 50 top channels, in addition to the service’s robust on-demand streaming library with thousands of movies and shows. Hulu’s live offering gives viewers access to personal-ized sports experiences, as well as the opportunity to record live TV through the Cloud DVR option. Current LG TV customers with Hulu subscriptions may enjoy Hulu with Live TV by updating their subscription plan. The 2018 LG Smart TVs with webOS are now available with the updated UI and access to Hulu with Live TV at retailers nationwide. For more information, please visit www.lg.com. #

Press Release: http://www.lg.com/us/PDF/press-release/Hulu-Live-TV-Press-Release-4-9-18.pdf

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Enjoy all your TV in one place with Hulu in the most personalized TV experience anywhere. The choice is yours – select a plan featuring Hulu’s library of thousands of shows and movies including current episodes, past seasons, original series, kids favorites, and more; or, if you have select 2016, 2017 and 2018 LG TVs, you can upgrade to Hulu with Live TV and enjoy the entire streaming library plus 50+ live and on demand channels. You can also add premium networks like HBO®, Cinemax®, and SHOWTIME® to your Hulu subscription for an additional monthly cost.

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Wow - funny.  I just stopped HBO on Hulu and started it on Amazon since that app can play HBO - go figure.  Old Hulu has worked great on 65" 3D OLED - will be curious when the new Hulu is rolled out.

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