Los Angeles (CA) – Hulu.com, a Youtube clone
created jointly by NBC and Fox, has launched with a preview version
today, allowing users to view legitimately posted clips of their TV
The site, which is supported by advertisements, lets
users have access to full episodes of select shows from the two
networks, as well as full-length films from the site’s flagship
partners Sony and MGM.
Ahead of the site’s preview launch, NBC has pulled all
of its content that if officially posted on Youtube. It was the most
prolific TV network contributor to the Google-owned site before it
decided to focus exclusively on Hulu.
Shows available immediately will be Fox’s hit The
Simpsons and NBC comedy 30 Rock, as well as a collection of older shows
including Lost in Space. NBC also already offers full episodes of Late
Night with Conan O’Brien at NBC.com.