Pluto TV to distribute Hulu's free content, including Seinfeld, other series

Online video startup Pluto TV has signed a distribution deal with Hulu that will make all of Hulu's free, ad-supported content available on its website.

The Hulu content won't be available on Pluto TV's mobile platforms for iOS and Android devices, Variety reports, in keeping with Hulu's model of providing its free service only on desktop or laptop computers.

The agreement gives Pluto TV and its viewers access to current-season broadcast content like Jimmy Kimmel Live and older series like Seinfeld. Ads will be served up by Hulu. Other terms of the deal weren't revealed.

Pluto TV launched last year and features aggregated Web video content from a variety of sources presented in a grid-like format similar, in looks at least, to a pay-TV electronic program guide. Users can find major news services' streams alongside niche channels from YouTube, all presented in a continuous video stream. Hulu's content will launch on the service with several dedicated channels.

While other stream-aggregator providers exist, like FilmOnX and Freecast's Rabbit TV, Pluto TV has inked significant streaming deals with Shout! Factory, AOL, Endemol, Jukin Media and others.

For more:
- Variety has this story
- see this The Verge review

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