The new app for Hulu’s just-announced live TV service has now hit the app stores. Instead of offering the ability to upgrade to the live TV offering within Hulu’s existing app, the company has instead rolled out a second app, called “Hulu with Live TV.” The app features Hulu’s revamped user interface which is arriving alongside the launch of the live TV service, which could be partly why the company made the decision to release it as a separate product. However, not all Hulu users will be able to experience the new interface at this time, the company says.
While all subscribers to live TV will automatically get the new interface, it hasn’t made its way over to all those who haven’t upgraded. Meanwhile, the new interface will also roll out through the existing Hulu app on Xbox One, Apple TV (4th gen.), and Android mobile devices. (Hulu Live TV will also work with Chromecast.)
If you download the new live TV app, you can delete your old Hulu app as all the on-demand programming will be available in Hulu with Live TV.
The upgraded user interface…