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This article was published on November 8, 2012


    Hulu adds kid-friendly section to its premium offering

    Hulu adds kid-friendly section to its premium offering Image by: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA
    Anna Heim
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    Anna Heim

    Anna Heim is the founder of MonoLibre and a freelance writer for various tech and startup publications. She is a polyglot French news junkie Anna Heim is the founder of MonoLibre and a freelance writer for various tech and startup publications. She is a polyglot French news junkie with a love for technology.

    Hulu is introducing a Hulu Kids section within its Hulu Plus premium offer, the film and TV streaming company announced today on its blog.

    According to Hulu, its purpose is to highlight kid-friendly content that was already available on the service, such as ‘Thomas & Friends,’ ‘Caillou,’ and ‘SpongeBob SquarePants.’

    It’s worth noting that “all of the videos and recommended content within Hulu Kids are restricted to commercial-free children’s programming.” In other words, it will only work for Hulu Plus subscribers.

    As you may know, Netflix has already been offering a similar vertical since 2011, ‘Just for Kids,’ which it has been rolling out to multiple platforms over the last few months. As for Hulu Kids, it is also available on the PlayStation 3 as part of a new round of updates.

    Image credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP / Getty Images