CBS inks deal to put shows from its library on Hulu Plus

“CBS has struck a deal to put much of its vast television library on Hulu, the popular online video site,” Joe Flint reports for The Los Angeles Times. “The agreement, which takes effect in January 2013, is non-exclusive and is only for Hulu Plus, the platform’s subscription service.”

Flint reports, “Shows that will be available to Hulu Plus subscribers are primarily from the CBS corporate library, and include classic TV shows such as ‘Star Trek,’ ‘I Love Lucy’ and ‘The Twilight Zone,’ and newer shows including ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘CSI Miami.'”

“CBS is still not putting new episodes or past episodes of current shows it owns on the free version of Hulu or Hulu Plus,” Flint reports. “Hulu is jointly owned by News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp.”

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