Fox Offers Premieres for Free on iTunes
Instead of expecting TV fans to pay up for premiere episodes, Fox is giving the people what they want -- at the price they want it.
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Premiere episodes from shows such as “Prison Break” will be available for up to two weeks. Photo: ©2007 Fox Broadcasting Co./Bill Matlock
September 21, 2007 by Rachel Cericola

Someone likes getting their TV shows on iTunes—me, especially when the price is $0. Fox just announced that they plan to offer some of their fall premieres for free on Apple’s popular download service.

The premiere episodes of “K-Ville,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” “Prison Break,” “Back to You,” “Bones,” “American Dad,” and “‘Til Death” will all be available for up to two weeks after their original broadcasts. The price certainly sounds right.

The announcement comes hot on the heels of NBC’s decision to dump iTunes in favor of downloads on their own site.

Some should be available now, since the first episodes have already aired. Check iTunes or Fox.com for release dates and availability.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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