New OTT Platform Offered for $5.99 per Month
Founders Program Pre-Sale Initiative to begin this Sunday
NEW YORK – October 25, 2018 — FOX News will debut the new on-demand subscription-based service FOX Nation on Tuesday, November 27th, announced John Finley, Senior Vice President of Development & Production. The service will be priced at $5.99 a month or $64.99 per year. Additionally, FOX Nation will present an exclusive pre-sale initiative for consumers to become founding members of the service by purchasing limited edition packages beginning this Sunday, 30 days ahead of launch.
FOX News previously announced short and long-form programming plans for FOX Nation with content from some of the network’s biggest stars, including Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham and Brit Hume.
In making the announcement, Finley said, “We are incredibly excited to bring our viewers exclusive access, content and experiences from our FOX News stars at an attainable price. In an on demand era of viewers watching content wherever and whenever they want, FOX Nation will complement and enhance our powerhouse FOX News programming for the loyal superfans who want to remain connected to our signature platforms.”
In anticipation of the launch, FOX Nation will open the pre-sale process on Sunday, October 28th with the debut of the FOX Nation Founders Program. The exclusive pre-sale program will offer four limited edition packages, providing elite merchandise for early subscribers. Additionally, for every fan signing up for the service on Veterans Day (November 11th), FOX Nation will donate $5 to the charity Folds of Honor, which provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and disabled service members.
Price points for the Founders Program will range from basic to all-inclusive, and will offer:
- FOX Nation Founding Member Tier 1
- Offering members a one-year subscription along with a FOX Nation Founder Challenge Coin
- Cost: $60
- FOX Nation Founding Member Tier 2
- Offering members a two-year subscription along with a Founder Challenge Coin and FOX Nation Founder hat
- Cost: $130
- FOX Nation Founding Member Tier 3
- Offering members a three-year subscription along with a Founder Challenge Coin, a Founder hat, a pair of engraved FOX Nation Founder Rocks Glasses and a FOX Nation Founder medal, all delivered in deluxe gift box.
- Cost: $280
- FOX Nation Founding Member Tier 4
- Offering members a three-year subscription, all the items in the aforementioned Founder deluxe gift box, as well as a customized FOX Nation Founder Tactical Watch.
- Cost: $1,200
In tandem with the Founders Program, FOX News Channel (FNC) will air a one-hour special, FOX Nation First Look on Sunday, October 28th at 8:00 PM/ET showcasing the programming offerings on the new service with some of the platform’s stars, including: The Five co-host and Watters World host, Jesse Watters, First Thoughts & Final Thoughts host Tomi Lahren, Fox & Friends Weekend co-host Pete Hegseth, and co-hosts of FOX Nation’s Un-PC, Britt McHenry and Tyrus. Each of these personalities will provide viewers with a sneak peek of FOX Nation and their unique shows in front of an audience of FNC super fans in San Diego. Viewers will then be able to subscribe early to the new service via the aforementioned Founders Program with the opportunity to purchase a pre-sale subscription to FOX Nation prior to its official launch on November 27th.
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top-five cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country. Additionally, a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states Fox News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
FOX Nation Media Contact:
Carly Shanahan/212-301-3851 or firstname.lastname@example.org