Newswire Yahoo! helps Hulu and Netflix come of age by taking SNL off their hands

April 25, 2013 4:35 PM

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If Hulu and Netflix want to be treated like real, live television networks, then they’ve just passed an important milestone in that regard: Losing the rights to Saturday Night Live reruns.

Yes, just as Comedy Central, E!, and Nick At Nite were ushered into full-fledged, legitimized networkdom after another cable outlet yanked SNL out from under their noses, Yahoo! has effectively bar/bat mitzvah’d its online competitors by dropping more than $10 million on the sketch show’s 38-season ...

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