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In my experience it takes a day. I don't think torrents could top that, even if they tried.

I really think South Park gets it. 24 hours after a new episode airs, they put it online. That's pretty damn reasonable.

Not really...shows like that, people want to discuss with others. If you have to wait 24 hours for the show to be upped, you miss out on all the watercooler talk the next day.

If torrents can up a show within 20 minutes, surely the show's creators can do it as well. If you are upping the thing anyways...I see no reason why your fans should have to wait an extra day.

If they could put it on the internet while they're airing it on TV that would certainly be the best.

Still, I give them great credit.

remember - some of us might be waiting months to see those shows on regular TV.. getting them within 24 hours of first screening is amazing for us.

agreed with the main point though

Hulu used to take a day (or maybe the whole weekend) to post Battlestar Galactica. Pirate Bay would take only a few hours, and would have it in HD, too.

The last five episodes of the series were delayed a week. I can't begin to understand how that seemed like a good idea.

There are multiple decisions Hulu (and more importantly their owners) are making that really don't make any sense.

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