Fox News Media said it will launch its new 24 hour a day, 7 days a week channel Fox Weather on Oct. 25.
Fox Weather will be free and ad supported. It will be available through the Fox Weather app for iOS and Android devices. On connected TV it can be received via the Fox Now app, the Fox News app and the Fox-owned Tubi streaming service.
Fox Weather said it hired meteorologist Amy Freeze as an anchor. Freeze was previously with WABC-TV, New York and Fox-owned WFLD-TV in Chicago.
Fox News is marking its 25th anniversary. Fox Weather will be the eighth platform launched by Fox News Media. The Fox Corp. unit also operates Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital, Fox News Audio, Fox News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services Fox Nation and Fox News International.
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