NEW YORK, June 24 Sony Corp (6758.T) (SNE.N) is
near a deal with video website Hulu LLC to carry a paid TV
service from Hulu on Sony's PlayStation game consoles,
Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of
The partnership could be announced as soon as next week,
PlayStation 3 owners registered on the console's web
service will be able to subscribe to a planned Hulu pay service
to get on-demand access to current prime-time television shows,
according to the report.
Hulu and Sony could not immediately be reached for comment.
Hulu plans to soon begin charging customers and is looking
to expand its content to consumer devices like the Xbox and
iPad, sources have told Reuters, as the site's media owners
experiment with platforms beyond an ad-supported TV model.
For the report, click on [ID:nN0899538]
(Reporting by Nick Zieminski; Editing by Dhara Ranasinghe)