Fandango to launch channel on Hulu

This may be the movie-ticket seller's first SVOD partnership, however its original series are also available on YouTube and
January 7, 2015

Fandango is launching a channel on Hulu some time over the next three months, the movie-ticket seller announced Tuesday at CES.

The Hulu channel, which will be hosted at on both the free, ad-supported service as well as the subscription-based Hulu Plus, will be Fandango’s first SVOD partnership. But the original series streaming on the channel – Fandango FrontRunners, Weekend Ticket, Reel Kids and Mom’s Movie Minute – are also available for free on YouTube and A communications rep for Fandango says this latest distribution model is “contextually relevant” to the Hulu audience as it gives viewers a way to discover new films.

Hosted by Dave Karger, FrontRunners is a special series running around the Golden Globes and will feature interviews with award-nominated celebs. Weekend Ticket, is a weekly movie recommendation series also hosted by Karger; Reel Kids, in which kids offer their opinions about the movies, and Mom’s Movie Minute, a parent-to-parent entertainment advice show, run around family movies with several episodes per month.

In the spring Fandango acquired MovieClips, a YouTube channel that host trailers and has 9 million subscribers.

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