As of Friday, October twenty third, Hulu with Live TV will “now not have the rights” to Fox Sports activities-branded channels and a few smaller regional sports activities networks. The streaming service is giving its prospects simply sooner or later’s discover earlier than shedding the channels.
Hulu says that it’s “unable to succeed in an settlement” with Sinclair Broadcast Group to proceed providing Fox Regional Sports activities channels, together with Marquee Community and YES Community. ESPN, TNT, TBS, FS1, and FS2 will proceed providing sports activities for Reside TV prospects. Predictably, the worth Hulu with Reside TV will keep the identical at the same time as prospects lose channels.
The Sinclair-owned Fox Regional Sports activities networks have to be price some huge cash, as a result of it retains getting pulled from streaming providers! YouTube TV misplaced distribution rights for the Sports activities networks mid-2020 after failing to succeed in a pricing settlement, and smaller names like Sling TV and Fubo TV misplaced the Sports activities networks again in January.
We’ll preserve you knowledgeable if there are any modifications to this story. That stated, history suggests that issues are lookin’ bleak!
Supply: Hulu & Sinclair Broadcasting through Variety