Video: A First Look at Hulu Plus on Roku

Hulu Plus rolled out its subscription service on Roku early this morning as part of its general launch. Roku users can now access the Hulu Plus channel through the channel store. There’s a one week free trial for new subscribers, after which it will cost $7.99 per month. Wondering if it’s worth it? Check out our first look at Hulu Plus on Roku below:


Hulu Plus offers its users two ways to activate their account on Roku: You can either sign in with your user name and password, or enter a special code on the Hulu website similar to the way devices are activated for use with Netflix (s nflx). However, that’s pretty much where the similarities end: Hulu Plus looks very different than Netflix on Roku or other embedded devices. Apparently, Hulu decided to go for a look that’s closer to its desktop experience instead. Check it out.

Related content on GigaOM Pro: (subscription required)