The partnership with Hulu adds content from major television and film studios to the independent video sharing site.
Dailymotion, an independent video sharing sites, today announced a distribution agreement with Hulu, the online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at Hulu.com and other online destination sites — all for free, anytime in the United States. The agreement with Hulu will give Dailymotion’s audience access to an additional 40,000 premium videos from Hulu’s online video library, including full-length episodes from major television studios, full-length feature films from major film studios, as well as news and other content from more than 130 content providers.
Following Dailymotion’s curated approach, the additional videos from Hulu will be programmed in channels including Funny, Film & TV, Music and Sports & Extreme along-side the site’s library of licensed professional and Motionmaker independently produced content.
Using tools including Dailymotion’s Videowall, Videozap or Jukebox, viewers will also be able to program Hulu content into their own channels and playlists and share it with friends.
“Dailymotion is delighted to partner with Hulu to bring some of the best in Web video entertainment to our audience,” said Joy Marcus, general manager of Dailymotion US. “We’re confident that our audience will benefit not only from the addition of such an impressive line-up of content, but also from the premium entertainment experience offered by Dailymotion’s advanced technology. In addition to the shows they already know and love, we’ll help them find new favorites through our programmed-channel approach.”