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Hulu Traffic Is Exploding, 4Q Nearly Sold Out

Traffic to the video site backed by NBC, ABC and Fox spiked nearly 47% in October from the prior month, the biggest single-month percentage gain of the past year. And the rise is fueled by the fall TV season and new ABC shows being added to its library.

Hulu served 856 million video streams during the month, up from 583 million in September, according to comScore Video Metrix. Unique visitors were also up nearly 10% to 42.5 million, from 38.7 million in September.

Driven by hits, Hulu -- and not the long tail of library shows like "A-Team" or "The Lone Ranger" -- top shows include clips from "Saturday Night Live," "Family Guy," "The Office," "Glee" and "V." The channel is nearly sold out for ads in the fourth quarter.



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