Hulu's out with Fyre Fraud, a documentary about the doomed 2017 Bahamas music festival that eventually led to its organizer serving six years in prison after admitting to fraud.
The service's take on Netflix's Fyre Festival: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, which will hit that streaming service on Friday.debuts Monday, just days before
"Hulu surprise dropping its Fyre Fest documentary today, mere days before Netflix was set to drop its own, is the level of aggressive pettiness I'm here for," Variety's Caroline Franke tweeted.
Charlie Ridgely from CNET sister site ComicBook.com noted that the announcement also came as review embargoes for publications lifted on Netflix's Fyre film, meaning that people searching for the Netflix movie are likely to also see the Hulu film right there in the same results.
"People are searching for info on the Fyre doc and SURPRISE! There's already one online," Ridgely said. And with the launch of, it won't be surprising to see the competition get even more steamy.
Either way, if you wanted a deep dive into what led to the disastrous festival, by the end of the week you'll have two options.