Source: Variety

It was revealed this week that Hulu will introduce a live TV service in 2017, which would allow users to watch live and on-demand programming. While no price has been revealed for the service, a Hulu executive told The Wall Street Journal that $40 / month is "in the ballpark."

Variety revealed this week that NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast and has a silent ownership partner in Hulu, is in talks to join the service. NBCUniversal's cable channels include the USA Network, the home of WWE RAW and SmackDown. Their other channels include Syfy, Bravo, E!, MSNBC, CNBC, and Oxygen in addition to the NBC broadcast network.

Variety noted that Hulu and NBCUniversal "are in the early stages of active negotiations," and that Hulu had approached NBCU about possibly partnering on the service. Hulu is already in talks with Fox and Disney to join the service.

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