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Hulu Plus Now Available on Apple TV

Submitted by Sl on Fri, 03/08/12 - 21:25

2 Days Ago(31 July), Hulu revealed that its premium Hulu Plus service has finally arrived on the Apple TV. Everyone's Apple TV silently changed it's icons order. MobileMe was removed and Hulu Plus was added just next to the Netflix app.

Here are a few pictures of the new Hulu Plus App:

Hulu Plus on the Apple TV (click for full size)

Hulu Plus's Registration Screen (click for full size)

To start watching Hulu Plus on your Apple TV, all you have to do is enter the app, register or enter your account information and start watching you favorite shows. First week of watching is Free!
What's special in the Hulu Plus app for Apple TV is the way you can create your account. You can now also create a Hulu Plus account directly through Apple's TV interface and paying via your existing iTunes account details (and an email will then tell you how to access the streaming service via other channels). After registrating using iTunes, your account will be charged for $7.99 every month. (Please note that you need a US iTunes Account in order to pay using iTunes).
If you are not in the US, There are a few services that will help you get your Hulu on. You can VPN your way to Hulu using Hotspot Shield or you can you use a DNS Service like PlaymoTV or unblock-us.

Hulu also posted a Guided Tour video of the new Hulu Plus app on Apple TV:

How do I sign up?
You can sign up in two ways:
1. Register Online by clicking here and then launch Hulu Plus on your Apple TV, log in with your new credentials and start streaming.
2. Create a Hulu Plus account directly through Apple TV by using your iTunes account and following the sign up instructions on the screen. If you sign up for Hulu Plus through Apple TV, you will be emailed instructions on how to complete your registration so you can use Hulu Plus on all other supported devices. After your free 1-week trial ends, your iTunes Account will be charged $7.99 per month as a recurring transaction.

So, What do you think of Hulu Plus on your Apple TV? Is it worth your $7.99? Tell us in the Comments Below!