Fox Will Live-Stream Primetime Shows

Broadcast network Fox said it is launching a live stream of its primetime entertainment programming on and the Fox Now app, beginning Monday night (July 11).

The stream will be available to pay TV customers in all 210 television markets. Fox said it will simulcast entertainment programming seven nights a week, plus late night on Saturdays.

Fox says that live streaming will be available to 98% of pay TV subscribers, or 96 million homes. The apps needed to view the live stream have already been downloaded 25 million times.

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