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Hulu and YouTube launch on Nintendo Wii

Hulu has launched a second screen service with Nintendo.

Hulu’s premium Hulu Plus customers can use the gamepad of the new Wii U console to access a range of second screen applications and find out more information about a given show while watching it on the main TV screen.
Viewers can also watch content through the Nintendo device and there will be a dedicated Hulu Kids section for younger users.

Hulu Plus costs US$7.99 (€6.21) a month and new customers can access a one-week free trial of the Wii U service.
Google’s YouTube has also launched on the Wii U. A new YouTube app for the device, available free from the Nintendo Wii U main menu, will enable users to access YouTube videos.

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