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Get your Hulu free trial here - Start your 1 month free and access Hulu to access either their on demand service for movies such as Kill Bill, Taxi driver and much more or choose the cord-cutting service for dozens of channels such as ESPN and your local networks.
Does Hulu have a free trial?
Yes, Hulu is one of the few streaming services along with Netflix and Amazon Prime that can afford to offer you a whole month of free TV on its standard service. If you wish to make it a full cord-cutting service with Live TV then you will only get a 7 day free trial
How to cancel my Hulu free trial?
- From any page on Hulu, click your name in the top right corner, then go to “Account”
- Scroll down to the "Cancel your subscription" section and simply click “CANCEL”.
- Navigate through the "PAUSE SUBSCRIPTION" page by pressing "CONTINUE TO CANCEL."
- You will be asked to enter a reason for cancelling, put whatever you like.
- They may try to offer you something to stop you cancelling, up to you what you wish to do at this point. Hit “CANCEL SUBSCRIPTION”.
Free Trials Similar to Sling TV
- Hulu Free Trial with Live TV – gives option of just a cheaper VOD service with real movies and series or a full Internet TV service with multiple premium networks
- FUBO TV Free Trial – Internet TV service with an impressive choice of sport streaming channels
- AT&T TV Now Free Trial – Premium cord-cutting service with options to add most major channels.
- Philo TV Free Trial – Cheap cord-cutting service
- Sling TV Free Trial – Americas first cord-cutting service with options of dozens of premium networks
How much does Hulu cost per month?
There are many different Hulu pricing possibilities as it has different packages and then many add-on networks and extras, see our quick pricing breakdown
Hulu (with ads) - $5.99 per month and one month free trial
Hulu (no ads) - $11.99 per month and one month free trial
Hulu + Live Tv - $44.99 per month and 7 day free trial
Then there are the additional networks (these are not available on your free trial, however you can have your free trial running whilst having purchased on of these)...
HBO – $14.99 per month no trial
Showtime - $10.99 per month no trial
Cinemax - $9.99 per month no trial
STARZ - $8.99 per month no trial
If you have the Hulu Live Tv then there are also extra features...
Enhanced Cloud DVR - $4.99 a month
Unlimited Screens - $4.99 a month
Entertainment add-on - $7.99 a month
Spanish-language add-on - $4.99 a month
How do you pay for Hulu?
Hulu will accept Credit and Debit cards such as American express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
The digital payment options available are Paypal, Venmo and AMEX
Gift cards are another great option for purchasing Hulu, with gift cards and a reliable VPN service you can even get Hulu if you are not a US citizen.
Full details on payment can be seen here https://help.hulu.com/s/article/payment-options?language=en_US
Does Hulu have a contract?
No, it is a rolling monthly subscription, you have the chance to cancel every month.
What Shows and Movies are available on Hulu?
Being one of the big boys of online streaming Hulu as an impressive collection of shows and movies, thousands to be precise.
Some of the Shows…
- South Park
- Family Guy
- Rick and Morty
- American Dad
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- American Horror Story
- Killing Eve
And many more…
Movies available at time of writing…
- Kill Bill 1 & 2
- Taxi Driver
- The Aviator
- The Wrestler
And many more…
What channels do you get on Hulu?
Networks or Channels are only available if you opt for the more expensive Live TV package.
Local Network Channels…
In select areas: ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, and regional sports networks from NBC and FOX.
Available nationwide: A&E, Animal Planet, Big Ten Network, Boomerang, Bravo, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, CBS Sports Network, Cheddar, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, CoziTV, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, ESPN College Extra, ESPN Bases Loaded, ESPN Goal Line, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News, Fox Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, Freeform, FX, FXM, FXX, Golf, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MSNBC, Motortrend, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, Oxygen, POP, SEC Network, Smithsonian Channel, Syfy, TBS, TCM, Telemundo, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, Universal Kids, USA Network, and Viceland
Entertainment Add-On – $7.99/month. Adds American Heroes Channel, CNBC World, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY, FYI, Lifetime Movies and Sci.
Español Add-On – $4.99/month. Adds CNN en Español, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, ESPN Deportes, History Channel en Español, and NBC Universo.
Premium Network Channels
Hulu offers a number of free trial add-ons for premium networks...
What is the best device for Hulu?
Short Answer - As with all things, “you get what you pay for” so the better the device you have the better quality your Hulu stream will be.
Apple TV 4K ($179), Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K ($40) and Roku Ultra ($80) will all give you top picture quality and with Amazon Fire stick being the best priced then I would go for this if your not looking at other apps and features available.
There are then tons of other options such as your ipad, iphone, Android devices, Xbox, Samsung TV, Sony TV, LG TV and of course a PC.
If you have a TV or Blu-Ray player that is already compatible and has a high-quality picture, then just search for the app and do not bother buying a new device.
My final answer Amazon Fire Stick 4K if you haven’t already got a HD or 4K TV with the Hulu app available.
How does Hulu work on my TV?
Hulu can work on a number of Apps connected to your TV through standard HDMI cable, or if you have a recent Sony, Samsung or LG TV or Blu-Ray player then you can download the app directly onto your TV.
Do you get local channels with Hulu?
To get the Hulu local channels you will just need to sign-up to the Live TV package when you follow your free trial on this page. Please be aware after selecting the Live TV option you will only have a 7 day free trial.
What’s the difference between the Hulu packages?
One package has adverts and one does not, then the most expensive package includes live TV. These channels for these can be found earlier in this post.
Does Hulu work on multiple TVs?
Yes you can watch with 2 devices simultaneously but create up to 6 profiles . However if you get the unlimited screens package then you can watch on as many screens as you like as long as they are all connected to the same internet network.
Does Hulu have DVR?
Yes, Hulu comes with 50 hours of DVR allowing you to set-up all the shows you wish to record. If you wish for more then you can upgrade to Enhanced DVR which will give you 200 hours of recordings. It will also allow you to fast-forward all the ad breaks.
Can I switch between Hulu packages?
Yes, it is not a contract so every month you can change, or you can simply upgrade at any time if your going for a more expensive package.
Hulu is one of Netflix main rivals, but only in the US as it has not yet rolled out worldwide. Personally I did not feel its selection of movies was as good as other competitors and nor was its selection of Box-sets. As a VOD service it is still lacking a lot of content behind Netflix and Amazon.
What Hulu does offer is the ability to combine VOD, Premium Networks and cord-cutting live TV. This ability does not come with any other package I have reviewed.
Technically if you were to purchase all the Networks and all the Channels then it would be very expensive as you will essentially be paying the same price if you were to sign-up to all services separately. All Hulu does is bring all these services under one roof, so you do not have to log in and out of multiple apps, which is helpful I suppose.
Truth is Hulu does have everything and is available on almost every modern device, as long you are willing to pay for all the extras. The Hulu free trials on offer are confusing and not applicable to all these add-ons but are still a great way to find out what Hulu has to offer.
I'll give it 4 stars simply for bringing everything under one roof but loses a star as it does not exactly offer any savings and its on demand content still lacks behind other major competitors.