New series and new seasons of shows on ABC, Fox and USA are getting early exposure via streaming services. Variety reports that new shows airing ahead of their linear premieres include USA’s “Colony” along with Fox’s “Second Chance” and “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life.”
Additionally, ABC’s season two premiere of “American Crime,” which bows on the network Jan. 6, is currently available for free on iTunes.
USA is using social media to connect viewers to the “Colony” pilot ahead of its Jan. 14 airdate, while Fox is presenting “Cooper” and “Second Chance” via Fox Now, Fox On Demand, Hulu and YouTube. “Cooper,” which bows on Fox Jan. 3, is streaming now through Dec. 27, and “Second Chance,” due on Fox Jan. 13, streams from Dec. 25-Jan. 6.