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Hulu and Sling TV are two of the most popular streaming TV services in the US market. Both offer a rich selection of channels and original content at competitive prices.

Two of the most-watched channels by Hulu and Sling TV users are Fox News and Fox Business. However, currently many are unable to view those channels.

More specifically, Fox News and Business channels have been unavailable or not working on Hulu and Sling TV for a while now.

Fox News and Business not working on Hulu and Sling TV

Social platforms like Twitter are full of reports related to the issue. After all, Fox News and Business are two of the most requested channels by TV consumers in the United States.

There are many related reports coming from Hulu TV users:


@hulu @FoxNews @FoxBusiness I find it really weird that both Fox News and Fox Business aren’t available at the moment. Every other channel seems fine. Fascinating to say the least.
I’m sure Hulu is on the up and up. Nothing to see hear folks!🤷‍♂️

I haven’t been able to watch Fox News and Fox Business channels on Hulu+Live this morning due to system problems, again. Hmmm, only these 2 channels…@FoxNews @FoxBusiness

However, Hulu TV isn’t the only streaming TV service affected. According to reports, Fox News and Business are also unavailable on Sling TV.


Bet there gonna pull that nbc crap. To view their stuff ya gotta get the app and pay monthly subscription. So pay monthly for Hulu or sling then pay for fox nation app.

@slinganswers what happened to FOX and Fox Business? I pay for this service and now I can’t get it on sling, it says the channel is currently unavailable… What gives???

At the moment there is no official acknowledgment on the issue by the support team of either of the two subscription services.

We will update this story as events unfold.

Update 1 (April 08, 2022)

11:46 am (IST): Hulu support has now acknowledged this issue and said that they are currently investigating it. Also, it seems that channels are now working fine as user reports regarding this issue have diminished.

Update 2 (February 22, 2023)

05:02 pm (IST): Multiple Sling TV users report that Fox News is currently down or not working for them (1, 2, 3).

Update 3 (February 23, 2023)

09:30 am (IST): Fox News is now available again for all Sling TV users.

Update 4 (April 4, 2023)

05:25 pm (IST): Sling TV is currently in the middle of an outage and users are getting an ‘error: (28-30) We’re sorry! Looks like an unexpected error occurred’ message.

06:30 pm (IST): Reports related to Sling TV ‘error: (28-30)’ stopped popping up, so it seems the service is back to normal.

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