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'Seinfeld,' 'Fear the Walking Dead' are coming to Hulu
Making a big play against streaming rival Netflix, Hulu announced this week that it has acquired streaming rights to "Seinfeld" and AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead."
The big move was for "Seinfeld," as the landmark NBC comedy will make its Hulu debut in June, with all nine seasons available for subscribers.
“There’s no question that 'Seinfeld' has played a major role in TV history, which is why we cannot wait to make all episodes of the series available to stream for the first time ever on Hulu. Whether you are an existing fan who just wants to relive your favorite moments over and over again, or are a new viewer who wants experience 'Seinfeld' from the very beginning, Hulu will now be your destination to stream what has been dubbed as one of the greatest shows of all time," states Craig Erwich, SVP, Head of Content, Hulu.
Hulu also will become the exclusive streaming home to the upcoming "Walking Dead" spinoff "Fear the Walking Dead," as well as other new and upcoming AMC, IFC, BBC America and SundanceTV shows. Since "Fear the Walking Dead" is almost certain to be a mighty big deal for AMC, that's a big get for Hulu, but it doesn't get Hulu preexisting AMC shows like "Man Men," "Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul" or, well, "The Walking Dead." — Daniel Fienberg