Fox News is launching a streaming service for 'superfans'

Fox News launching streaming service for superfans

Fox News is launching Fox Nation, a stand-alone OTT subscription service in the United States available without a cable package. Due to Fox New Channel's contractual agreements with cable operators, none of the network's 24-hour programming would appear on the service, not even reruns. Fox said the service will also include access to exclusive events and 20 plus years of archival FNC programming.

The company is expected to start hiring for Fox Nation in the second quarter of this year.

"With our traditional cable viewership at an all-time high, we are proud to announce a new digital offering geared entirely toward the FOX News superfans, who represent the most loyal audience in cable, if not all of television". The streaming service will launch by the end of the year and focus on right-wing commentary and original shows. [Fox News viewers] value our product so much, they go to hotels and if they can't have Fox, they send us emails.




Finley said the Fox hadn't yet decided the cost of a subscription. Shares of 21st Century Fox are up 23% in the last 12 months, while the S&P 500 index [s; SPX] is up 16%.

"Fox Nation is created to appeal to the Fox superfan", John Finley, who oversees program development and production for Fox News, told The New York Times.

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