The Fox Sports app this Sunday (June 12) will stream two more United States Football League (USFL) games in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range).
The USFL games in 4K HDR on Sunday will be the Philadelphia Stars-Pittsburgh Maulers game at 7:30 p.m. ET and the Tampa Bay Bandits-New Orleans Breakers contest at 4 p.m. ET. Fox will offer a HD simulcast of the Bandits-Breakers game on Fox network affiliates and the Stars-Maulers game on FS1.
Both USFL games can be watched in 4K HDR on the Fox Sports app by using your TV Everywhere user name and password from your pay TV provider.
The pay TV services that are expected to carry the two games on special 4K channels are DIRECTV, Dish, Comcast, Verizon, Optimum, YouTube TV, and FuboTV. (In markets where the Fox affiliate is provided with your programming package.) Check your on-screen guide for more details.
Note: Fox produces its 4K coverage in 1080p HDR and ‘upscales’ it to a 4K HDR broadcast as opposed to shooting the event in 4K and transmitting in the same format. Upscaling is the process when one video format is converted to another. In this case, Fox takes the 1080p HDR signal and convert it to a 4K format.
Fox is also scheduled to offer the 2022 MLB All-Star Game in 4K on July 19 at 8 p.m. ET.
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