Launching Fox’s FAST Channels on Amazon’s News App on Fire TV


LOS ANGELES, CA.—Fox Corporation announced that three of its ad-supported free-to-air (FAST) television channels — Fox’s LiveNOW, Fox Soul, and previously announced Fox Weather — are now available on the Amazon News app on Fire TV.

Fox said the deal is its first deal for its comprehensive network-based FAST and AVOD content portfolio.

With launch, US customers can access these channels, as well as hundreds of abridged segments per week from Fox News, Fox Business and Fox Sports.

Abbreviated content from Fox-owned and operated local stations, as well as availability of all content on Echo Show devices, is coming soon, Fox said.

The Amazon News app on Fire TV is a free, customizable news aggregator that is ad-supported. The app is integrated into the Fire TV experience on all Fire TV streaming media players and smart TVs in the US.

“Fox is excited to extend its relationship with Amazon to bring our industry-leading news, weather and sports content to the Amazon News app on a range of Fire TV devices,” said BJ Elias, executive vice president, advanced distribution services, Fox Corporation.

Fox’s LiveNOW is a live, unfiltered streaming news service that aims to provide the most relevant and engaging coverage of all news across the country with nearly 120 hours of live news coverage every week.

Fox SOUL is a free streaming platform for the black community, with over 1,300 hours of live, interactive programming per year.

Fox Weather is a 24/7 ad-supported streaming weather service operated by Fox News Media.


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