Hulu Live TV announced Thursday that it is adding new channels to its library, bringing the total to more than 90 live sports, news and entertainment channels. The streaming service will soon launch channels like PBS Kids, local PBS channels, and Magnolia Network.
In the coming months, local PBS affiliates will roll out to Hulu Live TV, giving users access to shows like “Antiques Roadshow,” “Frontline,” “Masterpiece,” and more. The PBS stations reach viewers in more than 300 markets and cities in the US
Soon PBS Kids will also be available, including the popular TV series ‘Alma’s Way’, ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ and ‘Wild Kratts’.
Later this month, on May 25, Magnolia Network will join the lineup, featuring family-friendly on-demand titles such as “Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines,” “Silos Baking Competition,” and “Maine Cabin Masters,” as well as live TV shows. . Magnolia Network is a media joint venture between Discovery and Chip and Joanna Gaines, owners of the remodeling and design company Magnolia Homes and hosts of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper.”
PBS, PBS Kids and Magnolia Network are among the most requested channels for Hulu, Reagan Feeney, SVP of Live TV Content Programming and Partnerships, said in a statement.
“As one of the largest live TV streaming services in the US, we are committed to providing a best-in-class user experience and premium national and local channel offerings to our millions of subscribers,” added Feeney.
As of February, Hulu has 48 million subscribers, of which 4.5 million are Live TV customers. Parent company Disney will report its second quarter 2023 results on May 10.
In November 2022, Hulu added 14 new channels to its Live TV lineup, including Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Drama, The Weather Channel, Comedy.TV, JusticeCentral.TV, TheGrio Television Network, and six Vevo channels .