Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, who has bumped heads with his bosses on and off for the past year, saw his contract expire at the end of June and that leaves the video catch up site in an awkward spot, especially since it's apparently on the auction block.
After the brouhaha Kilar found himself in when he dissed the current broadcast television model, contending that online video was a better way to reach advertisers, this is no real surprise. Disney execs, in particular, were said to be apoplectic over his long blog on Hulu's website.
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