YouTube is starting to play catch-up with Hulu.com. After a mostly losing battle against keeping copyrighted material off it's site, the video sharing service will now feature full length content from MGM. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer will run a limited selection of TV series along with full-length films and popular movie clips. Earlier this month, YouTube also began posting full -length episodes of older shows including “Star Trek” and “Beverly Hills 90210.”

The New York Times reports on YouTube's strategy:

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