NEW YORK (
) -- The deadline for initial bids in the auction for online video site
was extended from Wednesday until the end of the week to allow interested parties more time to examine Hulu's financial information, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the situation.
were among the parties preparing to submit an offer for Hulu, the people said, Reuters reported.
Hulu is jointly owned by
NBC and Providence Equity Partners.
also was believed to have entered the fray,
reported. However, a spokesman for SK Telecom told
it had no intention to bid for Hulu.
Hulu's owners hope to fetch at least $2 billion, according to several people close to the sale process who spoke to
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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