Youtube tv is dropping 19 fox regional sports networks owned by sinclair broadcast group inc. Starting thursday, october 1, 2020, fox regional sports networks will no longer be available on youtube tv, and you will no longer have access to any previous recordings from fox regional sports networks.
Despite working tirelessly to find a deal, sinclair was not able to reach an agreement that allowed the fox rsns to stay on these streaming tv providers.
Fox sports youtube tv negotiations. Fox sports, yes still available on youtube tv for now. The deadline was today, but a temporary extension sees those channels. That didn’t happen, and the two companies renewed contract discussions.
At&t tv now includes fox sports north (not fox sports north plus) and the cost is $80/month (a cheaper package is $55/month but does not include fsn). Not long after a price hike, youtube tv has a “gift” for its subscribers—fewer channels.last march, youtube tv tweeted it would lose access to fox regional sports channels due to stalled negotiations with sinclair broadcast group. Sinclair, youtube agree to temporarily keep fox sports on youtube tv while negotiating.
Just following the end of baseball season, youtube tv is about to lose 21 fox regional sports networks. Youtube tv said it will drop fox regional sports networks, which are owned by sinclair, after earlier this year negotiating an extension for the channels. Youtube tv customers are losing 19 fox regional sports networks owned by sinclair broadcast group as of thursday, after google and the broadcaster couldn’t reach terms on a renewal.
Starting on october 1st, youtube tv will no longer have access to fox regional sports channels owned by sinclair. Sinclair last year also blacked out the channels on the live streamers fubo tv, hulu live and youtube tv in separate fee fights. To bring you 85+ channels, we periodically renegotiate contracts with content owners.
Youtube tv said viewers would not be able to watch live, on demand, or recorded content from local fox regional sports networks or yes network after saturday, february 29. Youtube tv is dropping 19 fox regional sports networks owned by sinclair broadcast group inc. However, as of march 2.
Negotiations will continue, but while the companies sort out their differences, fans can still catch their. Both sling and fubotv no longer provide the channels. The blackout came after youtube tv lost the channels in september in a separate fee fight with sinclair.
After renegotiating with sinclair to continue providing access to regional sports networks earlier this year, youtube tv has announced that the contract extension is expiring and the streaming service will drop fox rsns beginning this thursday, october 1. While the service still carries rsns from nbc sports and nesn — it’s a major blow to subscribers for. Earlier this year, google’s live streaming tv service extended its carriage agreement with the fox rsns through the end of the nba, mlb and nhl seasons.
On thursday, youtube tv announced that it was going to lose fox regional sports networks over contract disputes with sinclair. Earlier this week, youtube tv announced that after months of negotiations with sinclair broadcast group, they are dropping the fox regional sports networks from their service beginning october 1. The fox sports rsns are still available on hulu ($54.99/month) and at&t tv now (on the $80/month max package), but that’s no consolation to youtube tv subscribers and loyalists.
Youtube tv is the latest cable alternative that has dropped fox regional sports networks due to failed negotiations with sinclair broadcast group. This was a difficult decision made after months of negotiations. Among the markets affected were phoenix, detroit, kansas city.
Though google’s youtube and sinclair agreed to a contract extension in march, the terms of that deal are set to expire at the end of this month. But now, youtube tv says the channels will disappear on october 1. Watching these two popular sports channels.
But fox sports north failed to mention in its tweet to minnesota fans that there is another option: We hope that we can bring fox rsns back in the future. Youtube tv shared the news on twitter with this message:
Should negotiations ultimately fail, it is expected to affect coverage of at least 15 of the. Though google’s youtube and sinclair agreed to a contract extension in march, the terms of that deal are set to expire at the end of this month.