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
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
Q. I am very mad. I have Charter Spectrum and I just looked for Fox Soccer Plus and I couldn’t find it in my lineup. I’ve had it for some time and I pay good money for it. So where the Hell is it?!! — Dave, Brooklyn. Dave, as you know, Fox Soccer Plus is
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
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,
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
Q. I bought a 4K TV to get the Thursday Night Football games in 4K. So my question is: Will Fox have the Super Bowl in 4K. If so, the party will be at my house. The 4K games look so much better. — Aaron, Pittsburgh. Aaron, the Super Bowl has never been 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
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
Q. Is there any hope for sports fans who have Dish? We have been without our Fox sports channel forever, or so it feels like!! Will they ever settle this thing? Is there anything we can do about it? I want to watch the Brewers during the stretch drive! But I don’t watch to switch
Q. I want to get rid of my cable provider, but I don’t want to miss my local channels. I would get an antenna, but it won’t work where I live, a rural county in Maryland. I’ve heard of Locast, but a friend tells me that it’s been declared illegal to watch. Is that true?
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,