Hulu Plus is not free, but a free trial of the streaming service is available, as of 2015. After the free trial period ends, users have the option to purchase a Hulu Plus plan that can be customized according to their needs.
For those wishing to keep Hulu Plus for an extended period of time, there are two different streaming plans available, as of 2015. The first one starts at $7.99 a month and offers current TV shows with minimal commercial interruptions. The second one is $11.99 a month and offers zero commercial breaks on most TV shows, with a few exceptions. Additionally, users also have the option to add Showtime to their plans for an additional $8.99 a month.