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What Channel Is FOX On?

There’s a FOX station in your area—believe it. We’ll show you how to find and watch your local FOX affiliate.

The Masked Singer, Bob’s Burgers, NASCAR, 9-1-1: Lone Star, WWE SmackDown—FOX has ‘em all. The broadcast giant has only been around since 1986. Still, FOX has established itself as America’s pop-cultural hub of reality shows, cartoons, and major sports, not to mention the longest-running TV comedy ever, The Simpsons (d’oh!).

If you’re curious about how to watch the local FOX channel in your area, we’ve rounded up all the ways to get that goodness into your eyeballs: cable, satellite, streaming, and a simple over-the-air antenna.

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What channel is FOX on near me?

With over 240 affiliate stations covering 95% of the U.S., finding FOX is easier than guessing the identity of The Masked Singer. We’ve tabled 50 major cities and their respective cable, satellite, and antenna viewing options. If your city isn’t listed, enter your zip code into our provider finder tool below this section.

FOX stations in major US cities

City Local affiliate channel Cox channel DIRECTV channel DISH channel Optimum channel Spectrum channel Xfinity channel
Albuquerque, NM 13.2 13 13 13
Atlanta, GA 5 5 5 5 5
Austin, TX 7 7 7 7
Bakersfield, CA 58.1 58 58 58
Baltimore, MD 5 5 5 5
Bronx, NY 5 5 5 5 5
Brooklyn, NY 5 5 5 5 5
Buffalo, NY 29 29 29 29
Charlotte, NC 46 46 46 46
Chicago, IL 32 32 32 32 32 32
Cincinnati, OH 19 19 19 19
Cleveland, OH 8 8 8 8 8
Colorado Springs, CO 21 21 21 21
Columbus, OH 54 54 54 54
Dallas, TX 4 4 4 4 4 4
Denver, CO 31 31 31 31
Detroit, MI 2 2 2 2
El Paso, TX 14 14 14 14
Fort Lauderdale, FL 7 7 7 7
Ft. Worth, TX 4 4 4
Fresno, CA 26 26 26 26
Houston, TX 26 26 26 26
Indianapolis, IN 59 59 59 59
Jacksonville, FL 30 30 30 30
Las Vegas, NV 5 5 5 5
Los Angeles, CA 11 11 11 11
Louisville, KY 41 41 41 41
Memphis, TN 13 13 13 13
Miami, FL 7 7 7 7
Milwaukee, WI 6 6 6 6
Minneapolis, MN 9 9 9 9
New York, NY 5 5 5 5 5
Oklahoma City, OK 25 25 25 25
Orlando, FL 35 35 35 35
Philadelphia, PA 29 29 29 29
Phoenix, AZ 10 10 10 10
Pittsburgh, PA 53 53 53 53
Portland, OR 12 12 12 12
Sacramento, CA 40 40 40 40
St. Louis, MO 2 2 2 2
St. Paul, MN 9 9 9 9 9
Salt Lake City, UT 13 13 13 13
San Antonio, TX 29 29 29 29
San Diego, CA 5 5 5 5 5
San Francisco, CA 2 2 2 2
San Jose, CA 2 2 2 2 2
Seattle, WA 13 13 13 13
Tampa, FL 13 13 13 13 13
Tucson, AZ 13 13 13 13 13
Washington, DC 5 5 5

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Get FOX with cable or satellite TV

Local channels like FOX are usually included in all cable and satellite TV plans. Here are some of the basic TV plans that carry FOX stations:

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Basic ($20.00/mo.)

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Select ($69.99/mo.)

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America’s Top 120 ($92.99/mo.)


ENTERTAINMENT ($64.99/mo.)

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Get FOX with an antenna

Want to watch FOX and other broadcast stations for free? Not a problem—all you need is a digital OTA (over-the-air) antenna and you’re set with no-pay TV for life.

Here are two of the best antennas we’ve reviewed at

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Learn more about your over-the-air options in our Best Antennas for Cord-Cutters guide.

Get FOX with live TV streaming services

If you have a good internet connection that provides at least 25 Mbps of download speed, you can sign up with a live TV streaming service. Most carry all of your major local affiliates, like FOX, and don’t require annual contracts like cable and satellite.

Here are’s top live TV streaming services that carry local FOX stations:

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Read about more live TV streamers in our Best Live TV Streaming Services guide.

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Get FOX with Hulu or

Stream current FOX shows the next day

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Nearly all FOX shows—except sports events—are available to stream on-demand through Hulu the day after they run on broadcast TV, thanks to the shared ownership of Disney. If you can wait 24 hours (sometimes less) to watch the latest episode of 9-1-1: Lone Star, on-demand Hulu is a great option.

You can stream recent episodes of FOX shows at, but you’ll need a cable, satellite, or live-TV-streaming provider login ID to access them. You can also watch FOX and several FOX-related channels live at

What’s on FOX?

Even though it doesn’t occupy the same amount of prime-time space as the other big broadcast networks (FOX only broadcasts two hours on weeknights, whereas ABC, CBS, and NBC do three), there’s still plenty of entertainment for everyone on FOX. Here’s a list of current FOX programming:


  • NFL on FOX
  • MLB on FOX
  • FOX Soccer
  • FOX College Football
  • FOX College Hoops
  • Boxing on FOX
  • Golf on FOX
  • PBA on FOX
  • WWE SmackDown

Reality and game shows

  • Alter Ego
  • Beat Shazam
  • Crime Scene Kitchen
  • Domino Masters
  • Don’t Forget the Lyrics!
  • The Floor
  • I Can See Your Voice
  • Lego Masters
  • The Masked Singer
  • MasterChef
  • MasterChef Junior
  • Mental Samurai
  • Name That Tune
  • Next Level Chef
  • The Real Dirty Dancing
  • So You Think You Can Dance


  • Animal Control
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Family Guy
  • Grimsburg
  • The Great North
  • Krapopolis
  • The Simpsons


  • 9-1-1: Lone Star
  • Accused
  • Alert: Missing Persons Unit
  • The Cleaning Lady
  • Fantasy Island
  • The Resident

What’s FOX?

FOX launched in 1986 as an “edgier” competitor to the long-established Big 3 of American broadcast TV, ABC, CBS, and NBC. Since then, FOX has produced hundreds of world-famous TV properties like The X-Files, Beverly Hills 90210, American Idol, Married . . . with Children, and more shows featuring Gordon Ramsey screaming at kitchen staff than you can shake a ladle at.

What channel is FOX on FAQ

What channel is FOX on Spectrum?

Spectrum’s channel number for FOX depends on where you live. Click here to view our FOX channel number list—featuring the top 50 major U.S. cities.

What channel is FOX on DIRECTV?

What channel FOX is on with DIRECTV depends on where you live. Check out our FOX channel number list to see which number FOX has on DIRECTV in the top 50 major U.S. cities.

How many channels does FOX have on TV?

Besides the main FOX channel, FOX Corporation oversees several channels and media platforms through brands like FOX News Media, FOX Sports, and Tubi. Popular channels under the FOX umbrella include Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2, and Fox Deportes.

What happened to the FOX Now app?

FOX discontinued its FOX Now app in July 2023. Now, the best way to access live and on-demand FOX feeds is through with a compatible cable, satellite, or live TV streaming service login. A basic Hulu subscription is another alternative if you don’t mind watching FOX content a day after it airs.

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