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Hulu acquires exclusive streaming rights to Syfy's '12 Monkeys' in new deal with NBCUniversal


Thu, Feb 11th 2016 02:50 pm

Licensing agreement also includes full library of popular series 'Battlestar Galactica,' 'Saved by the Bell'

Hulu today announced an agreement with NBCUniversal that will make all episodes of Syfy's critically acclaimed time-travel thriller "12 Monkeys" exclusive to the streaming service on Feb. 24, and adds full seasons of hit series, plus children's programming to the Hulu library.

"12 Monkeys," from Universal Cable Productions, will return for its second season on Syfy Monday, April 18 (9 p.m.). Viewers will be able to catch up on the entire first season of the series on Hulu beginning Feb. 24. All first season episodes will be available to stream exclusively through Hulu's "No Commercials" and "Limited Commercial" subscription plans.

Through the deal, Hulu acquires a full library of programming for series "Battlestar Galactica" and "Saved by the Bell," which are available to stream now. The deal also adds episodes of popular children's series including "Bob the Builder," "Thomas and Friends" and "Barney."

"12 Monkeys" follows the journey of Cole, a time traveler sent back in time from a dark, hellish future to prevent it from ever happening. Joining forces in the present with Dr. Railly, Cole must defeat a centuries-old malevolent organization known as the Army of the 12 Monkeys. As Cole, Railly and their unlikely allies get closer to the truth, they'll learn there are deadly consequences for all of mankind, history ... and time itself.

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