Hulu officially launches its live TV service at $39.99 per month

Hulu is officially launching the beta edition of its live TV make today, offering access to more than 50 paths for $39.99 per month.

Those paths will include ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and local affiliates, together with ESPN, CNN, Cartoon Network/ Adult Swim, FX, USA Network and many more.

Hulu also announced that its ratified a deal with Scripps Networks Interactive to deliver their paths including HGTV, Travel Channel and Food Network into the on-demand and live TV service.

The company is launching Hulu With Live TV( thats the official honour) at a New York City event for press and advertisers. The bulletin( just barely) pokes to CEO Mike Hopkins earlier account that the service would cost under $40 my colleague Sarah Perez reported last month that the price would be $39.99.

Other business like AT& T/ DirecTVand Google/ YouTube have recently propelled stripped down cable cartons. Like Hulu, they allow you to watch live TV on various categories of devices, for a lower cost than a traditional cable subscription.

Hopkins said today that Hulu is offering morethan merely a scrawny cable bale its an entirely new TV event, because it mixtures live TV with Hulus on-demand TV library, and because it creates a personalized event where users get easyaccess to their favourite registers, movies and channels.

With a basic Hulu With Live TV due, you can createsix individual profiles and goal two brook simultaneously. You also get 50 hours of DVR storage. You can pay extra for more storage ($ 14.99 per month ), unlimited simultaneous rivers ($ 14.99 ), both unlimited storage and simultaneous rivers ($ 19.99) and Showtime ($ 8.99 ).

Hulu articulates the live TV event is going out on Xbox One, Apple TV, iOS, Android and Chromecast, with Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Sticks and Samsung Smart TVs coming soon.

The eventalso included a big bulletin on the Originals breasted The Handmaids Tale, which Hopkins said was the services most-watched premiere ever, has been reviewed for a second season.

Plus, Hulu has madeseries says for The First( a show about the colonization of Mars from Beau Willimon, founder of House of Cards) and Marvels Runaways. Other upcoming registers highlighted during the course of its event include I Love You, America( a weekly political prove from comedian Sarah Silverman ), The Looming Tower( a Jeff Daniels-starring adaption of Lawrence Wrights Pulitzer Prize-winning history of Al Qaeda ), and Castle Rock( another Stephen King adaption from make J.J. Abrams ).

And since Hulu was speakingto an gathering of advertisers, the committee is also announced a t-commerce ad measurement in partnership with BrightLine, where users to be able to treated with a personalized, location-based overlay in an ad so in a movie ad, users to be able to look up local prove days and even buy tickets.