Hulu Announces First Non-English Show

July 16, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Hulu, the popular streaming video service is expanding its footprint. For the first time, the service is bringing forward a television series which is targeted at an audience other than the English speakers.

Over the years, Hulu has been a place for Americans to watch their favorite American TV content. The latest move is part of the thinking that it is high time for tastes to expand.

A television series named Prisoners of War will be the first to be introduced on the service.

This Israeli drama is one of the most acclaimed series in the region. It was one of the highest-rated TV dramas telecast in Israel, and has won a total of nine Israeli Emmy Awards.

Prisoners of War tells the story of two soldiers after they are released from an enemy prison in which they were captured and kept for 17 years during war. Hulu has the exclusive rights to air the series in the United States.

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