Fox Weather expands US distribution
February 8, 2022
Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, will now be available on YouTube TV, Amazon News, The Roku Channel, fuboTV and Xumo in the US.
Additionally, the full linear service will be accessible on FOX Television Stations’ (FTS) Diginet channels in 17 US markets and select simulcast hours on FTS duopoly stations across the country.
Sharri Berg, President of the service, commented: “Following our successful launch this past fall, we are excited to significantly expand our distribution footprint and deliver FOX Weather’s innovative coverage to millions of viewers on many of television’s most popular streaming services and devices.”
FOX Weather made its debut on Amazon News on Fire TV and Fire Tablet on February 7th and was added to the channel lineup of YouTube TV last week. The service is also now available on The Roku Channel and will launch later this month on Xumo and fuboTV.
Additionally, FOX Weather will now be accessible across FTS’s Diginet footprint in New York, Seattle, and San Francisco, with plans to expand to the station group’s remaining 14 markets. The streaming service will also simulcast one hour per weekday and two hours on weekends on FTS’s 11 duopoly stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, Minneapolis, and Orlando. FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the US. These include stations located in nine of the top ten largest designated market areas, or DMAs, as well as the duopolies in 11 DMAs. Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network.