After many years of being absent from Netflix, King of the Hill finally has a streaming platform. All seasons will be available on Hulu. That means Netflix won’t be getting the show returning.
The show is still very popular, despite not airing for almost 8 years. It managed to air 259 episodes over 13 seasons.
The 13 seasons of King of the Hill are now available on Hulu, the United States.
The news comes as Hulu also announces it’ll retain the rights to many AdultSwim and Fox animated shows that it picked up from Netflix last year. This includes American Dad!, Futurama, Family Guy!
King of the Hill was once streaming on Netflix, but it ended at the end of 2013, when all seasons had been removed. Back in 2015, we predicted its re-addition would be unlikely.
That means anyone primarily using Netflix for content won’t be catching up on King of the Hill anytime soon.
It’s addition back to Netflix became infinitely more unlikely in 2017 when Netflix and Fox cut ties resulting in its current content leaving and any new content no longer being added to the service.
Netflix’s DVD platform that continues to operate in the US still carries the boxsets.
Unfortunately, just like the US, Netflix doesn’t carry King of the Hill anywhere else either. Australians can continue to depend on Foxtel. We couldn’t find streaming alternatives for either the United Kingdom or Canada.
Why is it taking so long for streaming providers to acquire the show? That’s not exactly clear but the fact that the show has gone through multiple hands over the years and has recently changed hands again to Comedy Central could be part of it.
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