How can I stream FOX, FX, and National Geographic live shows?

All FOX network programming that airs in Primetime can be streamed live on and the FOX NOW app on select devices. This includes content airing Monday-Friday from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. (7 p.m.-9 p.m. Central Time), and Sundays 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (6 p.m.-9 p.m. Central Time).

Looking for sports programming? Stream sports programming that airs on FOX live on FOX Sports GO.

*Occasionally, national Primetime programming will be preempted by local programming. In this case, you will see a message indicating that “The stream is not available in your area.”

When does programming stream live?

The live stream will be available at the same time as the broadcast in the local market where you are physically located. For instance, if your TV account is based in New York, but you are currently in Los Angeles, you will see the Los Angeles live broadcast.

Do I need a cable or satellite TV provider to stream FOX Live online?

Yes. In order to stream live content on or the FOX NOW app, you will need your TV provider login credentials. For information on how to sign in with a TV provider, please visit our TV provider authentication help page.

What device do I need to stream live programming?

You can stream FOX NOW live programming the following devices, with some noted limitations:

  • Web browser on a desktop or laptop computer (via
  • iPhone or iPad (requires iOS 8+)
  • Android phones and tablets (requires Android OS 4.4 or above)
  • Kindle Fire tablets (requires Fire OS 5.0 or above)
  • Apple TV (all versions)
  • Chromecast (casting currently only supported from iOS and Android devices)

Support for live streaming via additional devices is coming soon.

Why do you need to know my location?

We ask for your location when you use FOX NOW so we can be sure to serve you the proper ads and programming that is available in your market.

Can I stream FOX content after it airs/streams?

Yes. All Primetime FOX shows will be available for on demand streaming shortly after midnight PT the day after it airs.


Once you are signed in with your TV provider, we allow live streaming of all FX channels on, the FXNOW app iOS and Android mobile devices and on our TV-connected devices. We do not offer live streaming via Chromecast or on our Windows phone and tablet app at this time.

When live streaming, you can choose between the Eastern Time Zone or Pacific Time Zone feed.

*If your cable provider does not include FXX or FXM, you may not be able to live stream those channels.

National Geographic

Currently, live streaming is available on and the Nat Geo TV apps for Android and iOS. You will need to be signed in with your participating TV provider.

For any further questions regarding live streaming on or the FOX NOW app, please contact us using the FOX customer service form or email us at You can also tweet us at @FOXNOW

For any further questions regarding live streaming on or the FXNOW app, please contact us using the FX customer service form or email us at

For any further questions regarding live streaming on or the Nat Geo TV app, please contact us using the National Geographic customer service form or email us at


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