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TiVo Premiere and "standard" Hulu

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by BigT4187, May 24, 2012.

  1. BigT4187

    BigT4187 WDW Nut

    Jul 24, 2006
    GSP Exit 17
    Does anyone know if you can watch "standard" Hulu (not Hulu plus) on a TiVo Premiere without a Hulu Plus subscription?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

    Feb 4, 2008
  3. scandia101

    scandia101 Just the facts ma'am

    Oct 20, 2007
    MN, greater...
    Actually, the correct answer to the question asked is yes.
    And jrtroo is absolutely correct.
  4. aadam101

    aadam101 Tell me a joke

    Jul 14, 2002
    "Standard" Hulu can't be watched (easily) on ANY device other than a PC.

    Hulu Plus provides an app for many devices including Tivo.
  5. atmuscarella

    atmuscarella Well-Known Member

    Oct 11, 2005
    Rochester NY
    Well actually yes many of us know the answer to if you can watch Hulu (not the Plus version) on a TiVo Premiere.

    However the answer isn't just a simple yes or no.

    Hulu (not Hulu+) is not natively supported on TiVo however there is a way to watch it on a TiVo using a computer, Playon, & pytivo. You use Playon & pytivo installed on computer to stream Hulu from the computer to your TiVo. See this thread for where to find detailed info:

  6. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

    Feb 4, 2008
    Ok, I was caught.

    Initially, I was going to be snarky, then reconsidered and edited poorly.

    Yes. It is well known that this is NOT possible with Tivo apps.

    Try searching, this is a topic that has a multitude of thread discussions. What incentive would Hulu have to provide a pay service for use on a Tivo and then undercut themselves with their free service?

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