American iTunes users woke up this morning to find that Apple has added Fox programmes including 24, Prison Break and The Shield available for download.

The announcement brings the iTunes store's offering to over 90 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

Fans can now purchase current dramatic hits including FOX’s “24” and “Prison Break” and FX’s “The Shield;” comedies, including FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and FOX’s “Stacked;” reality series, including FOX’s “Unan1mous,” FX’s “Black. White,” and “30 Days;” and from the 20th Century Fox Television library, including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Firefly” and “Lost in Space.”

Additionally, the Fox programming will feature a variety of specialized programming from SPEED, including “Pinks,” “Unique Whips” and FUEL TV’s action sports diary “First Hand.”

However missing from the line-up was The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad also part of the Fox stable.