Tubi Adds Linear Channels, Including Live Streaming of 17 FOX Stations
After being acquired by Fox in March, Tubi continues widening its content offerings. The ad-supported streaming service announced the launch of “News on Tubi” today, which offers access to live, premium streaming news content.
News on Tubi features content from FOX Television Stations, NewsNOW from FOX, FOX SOUL, Bloomberg TV, NBC News NOW, PeopleTV, CBC, WeatherNation, Cheddar, Altice USA’s News 12 New York, fubo Sports Network, and Black News Channel.
“Tubi is building the best free news streaming offering, utilizing the local news expertise of FOX and other leading national and international news outlets to offer the information viewers need now more than ever,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO of Tubi. “We will continue to evolve News on Tubi to offer more choices while also diversifying other content choices to serve our young, diverse, and growing userbase.”
The addition of “News on Tubi” brings linear channels to the platform for the first time, allowing them to compete with other top free streaming services with live channels such as Pluto TV, The Roku Channel, and Xumo. Tubi’s new local channels will also compete with STIRR City and CBSN, which has added OTT channels in various markets.
With “News on Tubi”, users can access live, local news feeds from across the country, including 17 feeds from FOX owned and operated television stations in top markets that include New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas.
Channels include New York (WNYW-TV); Los Angeles (KTTV-TV); Chicago (WFLD-TV); Philadelphia (WTXF-TV); Dallas (KDFW-TV); San Francisco (KTVU-TV); Washington DC (WTTG-TV); Houston (KRIV-TV); Atlanta (WAGA-TV); Phoenix (KSAZ-TV); Tampa (WTVT-TV); Seattle (KCPQ-TV); Detroit (WJBK-TV); Minneapolis (KMSP-TV); Orlando (WOFL-TV); Milwaukee (WITI-TV); and Austin (KTBC-TV).
Tubi plans on adding stations from Hearst Television and will also become the first major streaming home for Euronews World in the U.S. The streamer will also launch the first 24-hour Spanish-language news stream from “Estrella News network, and offer streaming news from USA Today.
In September, Tubi announced that their monthly active users broke the record in August, reaching 33 million, a 65 percent increase year-over-year. Not only that, but the company also revealed that their total viewing time has surpassed 200 million hours streamed each month since April.
Full List of Live Channels on Tubi
FOX Television Stations
Live and pre-recorded news without any geographic restrictions, viewers can see breaking news live and catch up on the news from anywhere:
- New York (WNYW-TV)
- Los Angeles (KTTV-TV)
- Chicago (WFLD-TV)
- Philadelphia (WTXF-TV)
- Dallas (KDFW-TV)
- San Francisco (KTVU-TV)
- Washington DC (WTTG-TV)
- Houston (KRIV-TV)
- Atlanta (WAGA-TV)
- Phoenix (KSAZ-TV)
- Tampa (WTVT-TV)
- Seattle (KCPQ-TV)
- Detroit (WJBK-TV)
- Minneapolis (KMSP-TV)
- Orlando (WOFL-TV)
- Milwaukee (WITI-TV)
- Austin (KTBC-TV)
Hearst Television Stations
- Pittsburgh, PA (WTAE-TV ABC)
- Manchester, NH (WMUR-TV ABC)
NewsNOW from FOX
A non-stop stream of breaking news, live events, and stories taking place across the nation. Experience news at it occurs with limited commentary and no opinion.
FOX Soul is a live and interactive streaming channel dedicated to the African American viewer. Its programs aim to celebrate Black culture and deal with real topics that impact the everyday lives of the Black community through frank and insightful dialogue with local and national influencers.
Black News Channel
The Black News Channel is the nation’s only 24/7 culturally specific news network that reflects the Black community’s diverse viewpoints.
NBC News NOW
NBC News NOW is the 24/7 streaming service from NBCNews. NBC News NOW features deep reporting, thoughtful storytelling, and live, breaking news from the global resources of NBC News.
Weather doesn’t stop and neither do we. Watch WeatherNation anytime, 24/7, to get the latest local, regional, or national live weather news. Weather. It’s What We Do.
CBC News is the most trusted source for breaking news from Canada and around the world, from Canada’s public broadcaster.
PeopleTV is the celebrity news and entertainment network powered by the award-winning PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly newsrooms.
Bloomberg TV is a 24-hour global business and financial news network covering market trends, investment, international relations, technology, and more.
Cheddar is the digital-first news network, providing quick updates on trending stories in tech, innovation, business, politics, media, entertainment, and culture in a fresh, fast-paced format.
News 12 New York
Streaming for the first time anywhere, News 12 New York is the preeminent hyperlocal news service dedicated to bringing residents of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Connecticut, Hudson Valley, Long Island, New Jersey, and Westchester the best local news, traffic, weather, sports, and more.
fubo Sports Network
fubo Sports Network is the live TV network featuring sports stories on and off the field. Watch live games, original shows, your favorite sports movies and more. All free.
USA TODAY News
From the nation’s news to heartwarming human moments, sports, and pop culture, stay connected to the world around you with USA TODAY.
Euronews provides news with a European perspective to a worldwide audience. Their mission is to empower people to form their own opinion. Euronews trusts in people’s intelligence and ability to make up their own mind and seek to provide their audience with the greatest diversity of viewpoints through journalism that is unapologetically impartial.
Estrella News is a 24/7 Spanish-language multiplatform news channel, delivering the most relevant and breaking news stories and reports for Hispanics. Coverage includes local, national, entertainment and sports from the best team of multimedia journalists.