Total College Sports Partners With Hulu For New Original Program
Published September 4, 2012
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Total College Sports, the year-old online college network powered by the Perform Group and Silver Chalice New Media, has signed a distribution deal with Hulu to create a new original program, "TCS 5th Quarter." The series debuted last Saturday and will run weekly in primetime on Saturday nights until mid-January. The 22-minute show features highlights of the day's action in college football. "Hulu's making a big push into original content, and so are we. And this is part of our play to go after TV ad dollars and pull them into online with premium-level content," said Perform Americas Managing Dir Juan Delgado. A similar effort is under development for college basketball as well.
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"TCS 5th Quarter" will feature existing Total College Sports talent including Melanie Collins, Tim Doyle and Sean Salisbury, and air on both the ad-supported Hulu and subscription-based Hulu Plus.