20th Century Fox has announced that it will be offering television shows in the UK through iTunes.

24, Bones and My Name is Earl are immediately available for purchase and download on iTunes Store UK.

Over the next few weeks, more shows will be introduced including, American Dad, Prison Break, Stacked, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The Riches.

"Fox TV shows have been incredibly popular on the iTunes Store in the US", said Jamie McCabe, a 20th Century Fox exec.

"We're excited today to bring these hit shows to fans in the UK via iTunes and look forward to adding more great programming soon."

Like other telly offerings on the Apple store, the shows are priced at £1.89 per episode.