Hulu Drops Plans to $1.99 as Part of Black Friday Promo

Hulu is hoping its latest deal will drum up some new subscribers, just in time for the holidays. The online streaming site has dropped its subscription price to just $1.99/month as part of a Hulu Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. The deal, which runs until 11:59 pm Monday, gets you instant access to for Hulu’s ad-supported plan for just $1.99 per month for one year. That works out to savings of about $48 for a 12-month subscription.

Typically $5.99 per month, a subscription to Hulu’s ad-supported plan gets you unlimited access to the streamer’s massive library of shows, including Pen15, Little Fires Everywhere, Ramy, and The Handmaid’s Tale. Hulu also currently boasts one of the largest catalogs of music films and documentaries online, with docs like LCD Soundsystem’s Shut Up and Play the Hits, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, and Joan Jett: Bad Reputation, to name a few. Hulu has also acquired the rights to the 2018 Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, as well as the Aretha Franklin doc, Amazing Grace. Get the Hulu $1.99 offer here.

Hulu isn’t the only streaming service offering up Black Friday deals. NBC Universal’s newly-launched Peacock is dropping the price of its premium subscription by 20%, giving you access to Peacock’s full lineup of shows for just $39.99 a year (that’s a little over $3 a month).

Peacock Premium is where you’ll find full seasons of exclusive Peacock Original series, like the Saved by the Bell reboot, along with next-day airings of current NBC hits like This Is Us and Saturday Night Live. Peacock is also where you can re-watch the 2020 Billboard Music Awards on-demand. Find out more about Peacock’s Black Friday deal here.