Why do I have to wait 8 days to watch my favorite FOX shows?
FOX has chosen to limit access to catch-up episodes of current shows to viewers that have subscribed to a participating pay-TV service. Paying subscribers will be able to watch these episodes the day after they air online; everyone else will be able to watch these shows 8 days after their original airing on broadcast TV.
Fox’s 8-Day Hulu Delay on TV Shows Is a Boon to Piracy
You play with fire and you'll get burned. Fox, which recently delayed new episodes of TV shows from streaming on Hulu until 8 days after they've aired, has already seen a spike in piracy for those shows.