Comcast launches FOX Sports North PLUS full time for Twin Cities
APR 30, 2013 11:30a ET
Comcast and FOX Sports North today announced the addition of FOX Sports North PLUS on a full-time basis across Comcast’s Minnesota and Western Wisconsin service area. The permanent channel is now available to Comcast Digital Starter and above customers on channels 254 (standard definition) and 963 (high-definition) based on the following schedule:
FOX Sports North PLUS SD: permanent location - effective Thursday, 5/2: channel 254
FOX Sports North PLUS HD: permanent location - effective Thursday, 5/2: channel 963
FOX Sports North PLUS is a channel used by FOX Sports North to simultaneously show multiple live events on two channels, giving viewers complete coverage of their hometown teams. FOX Sports North televises over 300 live events annually. With multiple teams and just one channel, FOX Sports PLUS offers a solution to providing additional coverage to sports fans across the Upper Midwest.
The next simultaneous broadcast when the regional sports network will televise events on both FOX Sports North and FOX Sports North PLUS is tonight, Tuesday, April 30.
Game one of the Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks first-round NHL playoffs will be televised live on the FOX Sports North beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a one-hour edition of Wild Live.
The Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers game will be televised live on FOX Sports North PLUS beginning at 5:30 p.m. with Twins Live.
• Complete FOX Sports North PLUS Channel Directory, click here.