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Hulu has upgraded its cloud DVR with two new features, based on customer feedback, and more additions are slated for the coming months.

Now, if users add a show to their My Stuff section, Hulu will automatically record new episodes of it to their cloud DVR, which comes with its live TV offering.  

Customers now have the option to tell the service to record new episodes and reruns of shows added to their My Stuff section, record only new episodes, or not to record that show at all. For programming already in the section, users can manually change recording preferences on the details page. Users can toggle a Record Series slider there to set their recording option for a program.

For now the new features are available on Hulu’s apps across iOS, Apple TV (fourth generation), Xbox, Amazon Fire TV devices, Nintendo Switch and 2017 Samsung smart TVs.

In the coming months, new features, including options for how long users want to store recorded shows, will be introduced, Richard Irving, VP of product at Hulu, said in a blog post.  

Hulu’s basic plan for its live TV package starts at just under $40 per month and comes with 50 hours of cloud DVR storage. For an additional $14.99 per month subscribers can upgrade to 200 hours of cloud DVR, with no limit on simultaneous recordings and the ability to fast-forward through commercials on recorded programming.   

In January Hulu announced it had amassed more than 17 million customers, though it did not break down the figures between its on-deamand and live TV services. CNBC, citing people familiar with the matter, recently reported Hulu’s live offering has about 450,000 paying subscribers.

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