Today it has emerged that the company, which boasts the backing of huge media hitters like NBC, Universal and Disney, is in talks about a UK launch. Previously, only through some canny web know-how could Brits enjoy what was on offer.
Naturally, this is great news for consumers. Not least because the vast array of shows that Hulu has the rights to, including everything from the caustically funny Family Guy to animated nostalgia trips like Thundercats and Bravestarr.
But it’s hard to see broadband providers, who’re already feeling the strain due to the popularity of the iPlayer, being so happy about it. They’ve yet to comment, but it’s fair to say that when they do they won’t be welcoming another drain on bandwidth.