Fox has announced that it will be the first broadcast network to start live streaming its primetime programming in the United States. If you have a cable subscription, you can take advantage of Fox’s primetime programming live stream on iOS and Android devices as well as Google Chromecast and Apple TV.
Now you can stream these programs as they air.
This is not a standalone internet TV streaming service. A conventional cable subscription is required. People in all 210 of the country’s TV markets will now be able to stream primetime Fox shows using the Fox Now app. The live stream will also be available via Fox.com and will feature local market advertising and station branding for each market. This will be great for the companies viewers, who have wanted this for some time.
Fox is going to simulcast entertainment programming online and on its app seven nights a week and also during late-night on Saturdays. It has already begun with the first live performance of So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. The network will simulcast all of its new fall shows as well as some of its award shows like the Teen Choice Awards in the coming months. The live stream is currently in beta and available only to those who have a cable subscription. Go ahead and check it out.
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