Hulu and NBC Pull Off Conan O’Brien Tonight Show From The Web
By on February 6th, 2010

A couple of days ago, I was having some fun watching the last episode of the Tonight Show hosted by Conan O’Brien using Hulu, however, I could not watch the entire episode. To my surprise today, the show has now disappeared off the Internet forever, thanks to NBC and Hulu.

Conan O'Brien

The Conan O’Brien and NBC saga is well known, however, it is really sad that both NBC, and NBC owned Hulu pulled off the show from the Internet. All Things D reported about the removal and it is really sad to see the show scrubbed off the Internet.

I am a big fan of Hulu, and it does allow me to catch up with shows that I usually miss in the day, but doing something like this, which is more than monopolistic, is definitely not done. Agreed that you do own the rights to the show, but it is totally unjust to pull off something that the viewers would like to see.

Heading over to now, hope that they don’t pull off the Conan shows from there too.

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  • mEHeRE

    You can easily find all the shows on torrent sites… Hulu is a horrible site anyway, since it intentionally blocks any visitors from outside the USA from viewing content. Why does that matter to you? The Internet is supposed to be free for all, Hulu has no valid reason to restrict its content based on geography.

  • CharG

    Yes-well-my original enthusiasm for what I initially experienced as an enjoyable mobile entertainment media function; has gradually been petering out as evidence of its owner’s strategic monetization focus becomes steadfastedly evident: more commercials-on par now with broadcast companies; AdTailor chronically surveying me for the SAME commercial content; the program vs as content audio volumes variances-yah-de…

    Just maybe-against default addictive Mad Men era business-consumer practices that some Comcast-NBC-Hulu decision-maker realizes it’s time to exit that imprisoning box of institutional dead paradigm and more effectively enter a creative mindset of at least contemporary digital technology structure and marketing perspectives that can be over time as profitable.

 
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