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Published on January 29th, 2019 | by Brad Gibson

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FuboTV now part of Apple’s TV app listings

FuboTV joined PlayStation Vue Monday as the only live streaming services fully integrated with listings and suggestions within the Apple TV app on fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV devices. Users can now search and browse selected shows and launch directly to programming on the FuboTV app.

The integration is with entertainment and information programming, but does not appear to include sports programming at this time.

BESTAppleTV found various programs such as The Expanse (shown below), Caribbean Life, Project Runway All Stars and The Pioneer Woman listed as programming linked to FuboTV. Once played through FuboTV, the programming then appears listed on the ‘Up Next’ highlight bar on the TV app home screen.

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Users can find FuboTV content within the TV app with the identification “Available on: FuboTV.” Subscribers can then add movies and shows to their Up Next queue in the TV app. As programs are viewed on Fubo TV, the TV app will keep track of their progress.

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UPDATE 02/05/2019: Fubo has additionally announced it will soon support the new zero sign-on feature that Apple made available in tvOS 12. Zero sign-on allows subscription customers to services like Fubo TV to register with their provider once and not need to sign-in manually to every single premium app based on that cable subscription.

Sony’s live TV streaming service PlayStation Vue added support for Apple’s TV app in October 2018.

Other live and on-demand streaming services like DirecTV Now, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, and YouTube TV are currently not supported in the TV app.

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About the Author

Brad is co-founder and editor-in-chief of BESTAppleTV.com. He has been a technology reporter since the late 1980s having previously worked for MacUser, MacFormat, and iCreate magazines, as well as MacNN.com, MacObserver.com, MacCentral.com, MacMinute.com, and Macworld.com. He hosted and produced the MacFormat This Week podcast for three years. He was also a reporter, editor, and producer for the Associated Press and United Press International.



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