ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX News and select local FOX affiliates today joined SLING TV's "Stay in & SLING!" initiative, a program that delivers cost-free access to news and entertainment, as the nation confronts the COVID-19 crisis. SLING TV's free experience provides Americans with news, plus thousands of shows and movies for the whole family, with no paid SLING TV account required.
"'Stay in & SLING!' has been live for less than 24 hours, and we've already received a tremendous response as we put our platform to work providing American families with much needed free access to breaking news and entertainment," said Warren Schlichting, group president, SLING TV.
The SLING TV free experience currently includes news from ABC News Live, FOX News and local FOX affiliates in 18 markets including: New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco. To view the full list of local markets, visit sling.com.
FOX News and certain FOX broadcast stations will remain on the SLING TV free experience temporarily, as the nation continues to monitor the rapidly evolving national emergency.
For customers who want our best news service, SLING Blue, SLING TV is offering new customers their first month for $20 ($10 off for the first month). In addition to its available free content, SLING TV offers a variety of today's most popular channels, including CNN, FOX News and MSNBC, through its base services, SLING Orange and SLING Blue, starting at $30 per month.
How to Access the SLING TV Free Experience
The SLING TV free experience is available through a simple app download on a Roku, Amazon or Android device. Once downloaded, click "Browse as Guest" or "Try SLING Free" to begin watching. The SLING TV free experience is currently not available on iOS devices.
The SLING TV free experience is also accessible online by visiting watch.sling.com on a Chrome, Safari or Edge browser and following the instructions on the welcome screen.
Current SLING TV subscribers can access free content from SLING TV within the user interface on any SLING TV-supported device, without changing their subscription. Former SLING TV subscribers may need to click on "Rent Movies" and navigate to My TV to access the SLING TV free experience.
About SLING TV
SLING TV L.L.C. is an Emmy® Award-winning live streaming TV service that provides more than 700 channels from today's most popular networks across its general market, Latino and international services. It is available on all major streaming devices, smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers and smartphones. SLING TV offers two general market streaming services, SLING Orange and SLING Blue, that collectively feature content from Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, NFL Network, AMC, A&E, AXS, Discovery, Scripps, Turner, Viacom, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, GSN, Hallmark, SHOWTIME, STARZ and EPIX. On select devices, SLING TV offers customers access to free content, à la carte channels and services, plus Pay-Per-View events and movies on-demand. Additionally, SLING TV offers a suite of stand-alone and add-on Spanish-language services and packages tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. SLING TV is the leading U.S. provider of foreign-language programming, with more than 400 channels in 27 languages. Visit sling.com.
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