Fox this Saturday (October 15) will stream another doubleheader of college football games in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range) on the Fox Sports app with all four teams ranked in the nation’s top 11. The games can be watched on the app in 4K by using your TV Everywhere user name and password from your pay TV provider.
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The Fox Sports app on Saturday will show the Penn State (10th ranked in the nation) vs. Michigan (4th ranked in the nation) game in 4K HDR at noon ET and the USC (6th ranked in the nation) vs. Utah (11th ranked) contest in 4K HDR at 8 p.m. ET later that day. Both games will be simulcast in high-def on Fox network affiliates.
The pay TV services that are expected to also carry them on special 4K channels are DIRECTV, Dish, Comcast, Verizon, Optimum, YouTube TV, and FuboTV. (In FuboTV markets where the Fox affiliate is provided with your programming package.) Check your on-screen guide for more details.
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Note: Fox’s 4K broadcasts are upscaled from 1080p HDR. Upscaling is the process when one video format is converted to another. Fox takes the 1080p HDR signal and converts it to a 4K format. Upscaling 4K is not considered as good as native 4K, but the inclusion of HDR can offer heightened colors and vividness.
ESPN, which does a 4K college football game on some weeks during the season, broadcasts a native 4K production. The sports network has yet to announce a 4K game for this week.
NBC will show the Stanford-Notre Dame game in 4K this week from South Bend, Indiana, the home of the Fighting Irish.
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