Hulu scoops up Brit series

Exclusive rights to 'Spy' in package

Hulu has picked up around 40 hours of British shows from Hat Trick Intl.

Package includes exclusive rights to British sitcom, “Spy,” starring Darren Boyd as a reluctant secret agent and Robert Lindsay as an MI5 operative, which bowed on Sky1 this fall.

Hulu outbid an unidentified U.S. broadcaster for “Spy,” an indication of how VOD platforms are raising their game in the competition for original shows.

Package includes secondary rights to parenting sitcom “Outnumbered,” factual entertainment skein “James May’s Man Lab” and quirky chat show “The Kumars at No. 42.”

Shows will be available on Hulu’s free advertising-supported platform and subscription service Hulu Plus. Deal was brokered by Sarah Tong, Hat Trick Intl’s. director of sales.

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