Fox Sports 1

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  1. 3GenClone

    3GenClone Well-Known Member

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    Figured with the recent Mediacom vs. Directv that we should start a discussion about Fox Sports 1.

    The channel launches in 39 days and will be replacing the Speed channel.

    The reason I bring this up is that Fox Sports 1 will be broadcasting both the ISU-Iowa and ISU-Tulsa games, and it's possible a few more games make it to the channel. Anyone that is looking at getting new cable/satellite service or upgrading their service may want to make sure Fox Sports 1 is included in the package, to avoid furious channel surfing on game days.

    Here is a link to Fox Sports 1 main page. It has a FAQ section that talks about what kinds of programming the channel will offer.
    FOX Sports 1
     
  2. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

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    Interesting..the website said that FS1 is also doing Big 12 basketball games
     
  3. State43

    State43 Well-Known Member

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    What will the Direct TV Chanel be?
     
  4. CyBroncos

    CyBroncos Well-Known Member

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    From what I've gathered, isn't FS1 just replacing Speed? Speed is available in most packages. I'm guessing Fox will want this in as many homes as possible so they'll try to keep providers from moving it into the sports packs and leave it in the main packages, like ESPN. I have Speed right now without having a sports pack, Dish better not move it
     
  5. 2020cy

    2020cy Well-Known Member

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    Not on my Direct unless I upgrade.
     
  6. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    I'm assuming it is going to be on channel 52-9 on Mediacom in Ames?
     
  7. 06_CY

    06_CY Well-Known Member

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    I currently get speed with my regular Mediacom package; better get FS1 without upgrading.
     
  8. cyman05

    cyman05 Well-Known Member

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    My understanding that it will be Women's games only.

    As far as football, expect ISU to make a lot of FS1 appearances this year. If understand correctly, not all, but most of the FSN B12 games are moving to FS1.
     
  9. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    I am in this group as well.
     
  10. erikbj

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    Will I be able to get FOX Sports 1 on my TV?[h=4]For many operators, FOX Sports 1 will launch in the same channel location now occupied by SPEED. We hope that all major cable, satellite and telephone video services will offer FOX Sports 1 at the time of its August launch, giving it wide distribution in over 90 million homes. Specific channel information will be posted at FOXSports.com closer to the launch date.[/h]
     
  11. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

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    I figured this was the case too which I am fine with because I don't think Cedar Rapids has FSN. Somebody can correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  12. ripvdub

    ripvdub Well-Known Member

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    It Would Be Nice If Directv Moves It Closer To Espn Liked They Did With Nbc Sports. I Don't Go Up In The 600S unless Its A Football Saturday.
     
  13. agrabes

    agrabes Well-Known Member

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    Yes, you're correct. On Mediacom, FSN is not available under any package in Cedar Rapids. The only way to get the FSN games on Mediacom in CR is to get the sports pack and watch them in SD if they are simulcast on Fox College Sports.
     
  14. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    But it is replacing Speed not FSN... which is 52-9 inAmes.
     
  15. theshadow

    theshadow Well-Known Member

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    Yes. It'll be on the exact same channel.

    If you get Speed now, you'll get FS1.
    If you get Fuel now, you'll get FS2.
     
  16. garn91

    garn91 Well-Known Member

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    Matt's College Sports Media Blog

    Beginning next year, most of the Fox Saturday MLB game of the week telecasts will move to FS1 as well.
     
  17. garn91

    garn91 Well-Known Member

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    It's not a given that Fox Sports 1 will be on your TV on Aug. 17.

    DirecTV has taken a hardline approach with new sports networks (not having Pac 12 Network, Comcast Sports Houston, etc.), if you have DirecTV, this could get ugly. I wouldn't even know if Mediacom is having talks regarding the new channel and your average CSR probably wouldn't have a clue.

    Like the reporter who wrote the article, I too thought it would be in 90 million homes on when the switch happens.

    FS1 carriage talks sticky a month out - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global

     
  18. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    Really hope DirecTV gets this taken care of before September 26. Although worst-case I just go somewhere else to watch ISU-Tulsa.
     
  19. Rods79

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    Which Carriers are on board then...I'm assuming just Comcast (if they are talking the "Big 4"). Surprising since Comcast and Fox have not been friendly to each other when it comes to sports. Maybe Fox1 had to lock up the most questionable one before they went to the others.
     
  20. 3GenClone

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