Category: Fox

Dish vs. Sinclair: Anything New?

Q. I thought Dish would have had the Fox regional sports channels back by now with the baseball and basketball seasons starting again soon. What’s new with this? Anything at all?! — Davey, Phoenix.  Davey, Dish (and its live streaming service, Sling TV) has been missing the 22 Fox-branded regional sports networks since July 2019

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Updated: DIRECTV Keeps Fox In Local Channel Fight

Updated, May 29 1 p.m. ET AT&T has reached a multi-year deal with Fox to allow DIRECTV to offer the network’s programming to RV owners, truckers, and “other subscribers” for whom the satcaster does not provide local channels, according to an AT&T statement. See June 1 update on this story. The statement from AT&T is

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Roku & Fox Sign New Deal; Super Bowl Is Safe

Roku and Fox last night settled their carriage battle, announcing a new agreement that will permit Roku customers to continue watching Fox channels on their streaming devices. The pact means that Roku owners will also be able to stream the Super Bowl on Sunday on the Fox Sports app in both 4K and High-Definition. The

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Updated: Super Bowl 2020: Roku Threatens to Remove Fox

Roku is threatening to remove all Fox standalone channels today due to a carriage disagreement with the programmer. The move has football fans running for alternatives because Fox will stream Sunday’s Super Bowl on its Fox Sports app. Update: As of 5:30 p.m. ET, Roku has removed the Fox channels from its Channel Store. However,

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Super Bowl: Will ‘Upscaled’ 4K TV Look Better Than HD?

Q. I’ve been reading about the Super Bowl not really being in 4K. Everyone says it will be upscaled, whatever that means. Can you explain what this is, and whether the picture will look better than something not in 4K. — Tim, Ramona, California.  Tim, Fox plans to produce its Super Bowl coverage in 1080p

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Will Super Bowl 2020 Be In 4K?

Q. I see from your articles that the Thursday Night NFL games are available in 4K. That’s very interesting and I’m wondering if the Super Bowl will be? That might be enough to get me to buy a 4K TV. — Cleve, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cleve, the Super Bowl has never been in 4K. In

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Dish vs. Fox: No Thursday Night Football

Q. I am still going nuts over losing Fox on my TV with Dish. But at least we have Thursday Night Football. Well, until a friend told me that they might not have it. What’s the deal here? — Glenn, Big Spring, Texas.  Update: Dish and Fox announced on October 6 that they have signed

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Will Dish & Sling Ever Carry Regional Sports Channels?

Q. I am hoping that Dish brings back my Fox sports channel that carries San Diego Padres baseball games. I miss my team. But I’m afraid that it will never come back. I read that Dish’s owner said the channel will never return. Is that true? — Claire, San Diego.  Claire, as you probably know,

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