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Vidgo adds Fox Weather

Vidgo, the US OTT service, has announced the addition of FOX Weather, bolstering its lineup of premium news content. “Our subscribers want to stay informed, which is why the addition of the FOX Weather is a top priority for the Vidgo team. Now they can check the weather 24/7, both locally and across the country,” […]

April 8, 2022

The Weather Channel sues Nielsen

The Weather Channel is unhappy with ratings assessments from Nielsen. The channel, owned by CF Entertainment and Bryon Allen’s media conglomerate, is alleging that Nielsen suffers a flaw in its systems. The action, which was lodged in an Illinois court on March 16th, argues that Nielson cannot handle the complexity of today’s viewing habits. “[The] […]

March 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Norcross joins FOX Weather

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, has hired renowned meteorologist Bryan Norcross announced Sharri Berg, president of the service. Norcross will serve as a hurricane specialist and contributor for the FAST channel, effective immediately. Berg commented: “FOX Weather has attracted the best names in broadcast meteorology, and we’re thrilled […]

March 14, 2022

Fox Weather expands US distribution

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 […]

February 8, 2022

SpaceX fourth attempt delayed by Cruise ship

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch team have had a troubled weekend. First, three scheduled launches of an Italian satellite were scrubbed because of bad weather at Cape Canaveral. The rescheduled launch was planned for January 30th (6.11pm Florida time) but a cruise liner sailed into the formal ’no go’ zone waters downrange from the Cape and […]

January 31, 2022By Chris Forrester

FOX Weather establishes scholarship for future meteorologists at Mississippi State University

FOX News Media’s new AVOD streaming service FOX Weather is partnering with the Mississippi State University Foundation to further increase diversity in the meteorology field by creating scholarship opportunities for students electing a concentration in broadcast meteorology or professional meteorology/climatology. FOX Weather President Sharri Berg, commented: “FOX Weather is proud to partner with Mississippi State […]

November 16, 2021

Planet V adds real-time Weather Targeting

ITV has announced a new addressable innovation to users of their self-service programmatic platform, Planet V. Weather Targeting enables the automation of campaigns to go live, pause, or adjust creative copy on ITV Hub the moment their specified weather criteria is met across any one of ITV’s 22 broadcast regions, and features real-time options to […]

October 7, 2021