Right this moment, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast introduced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational management of Hulu, efficient instantly. In flip, Disney and Comcast have entered a “put/name” settlement, which implies that as early as January 2024, Comcast can require Disney to purchase NBCUniversal’s 33-percent curiosity in Hulu. On the flip facet, Disney can require NBCUniversal to promote its curiosity in Hulu by January 2024 for truthful market worth.
Truthful market worth will probably be assessed on the time of sale, however Disney has assured Comcast a minimal sale value of $27.5 billion for the remaining stake in Hulu.
As a part of the settlement, Comcast has agreed to increase Hulu’s licensing of NBCUniversal content material till late 2024. Meaning, regardless of Disney’s rapid takeover, Hulu will retain NBCUniversal content material for the following few years. This goes for on-demand content material in addition to Hulu Dwell.
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