Canwest strikes online deal with Fox

Broadcaster secures streaming rights to top shows such as Prison Break, Bones and Family Guy.

Canwest is expanding its online offerings following a deal with Fox for full episodes of series including Prison Break, Bones and Family Guy, commencing this week.

The deal also includes season six of 24, which will be offered online beginning in January, about the same time E! is due to air season seven. The agreement also includes behind-the-scenes footage, video extras and mobisodes.

‘This Fox partnership rounds out our robust lineup of streaming rights for major US network hit show titles,’ commented Canwest content boss Barbara Williams in a release. Full episodes of other US series including House, Heroes, The Office and 90210 are already available on and following a deal closed in August.

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