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US TV networks NBC and Fox have finally taken the dustsheets off Hulu.com, their belated response to YouTube. The site has launched in private beta today. It'll carry free ad-supported video clips from the two networks' shows - such as The Simpsons and Heroes - as well as content from MGM and Sony. Users will be allowed to …

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Anonymous Coward

Only Clips?

I'll give it a glance, I'd watch it, but if they're only giving me clips, they don't deserve a full watch, only a passing glance.

On the other hand if we're talking full episodes then I'd watch it and even sit through the ads.

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Tom
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Not only clips

They say there will be full episodes.

Good - I don't see anything about it being US only.

Bad - They talk about a player, just what I need, more crappy software.

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Anonymous Coward

"Competition" to YouTube

Hmm, yeah, i expect this to go the way all the competitors to Google have went.

Absolutely nowhere.

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Google ?

I think their main target is ABC. Hopefully they don't give us that "US only" crap.

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Curious

As I'm resident in the US and never watch network television, I'm curious about what the posters here would watch on Hulu if it were available. Anybody?

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Anonymous Coward

@ John A Blackley

This is what my ReplayTV records regularly that's on network TV in the US:

The Simpsons

House

Moonlight

Bionic Woman

So to answer your question John A Blackley, any of the shows above.

What's really sad is I pay almost $50 a month for analog cable. And the only non-network shows I watch are The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Of course my kids love having The Disney Channel.

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