FOX Sports 1: FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is FOX Sports 1?
FOX Sports 1 is a new national 24-hour multi-sport cable channel launched by FOX Sports on August 17, 2013 in approximately 90 million homes.
What is FOX Sports 2?
FOX Sports 2, formerly FUEL TV, is a new national 24-hour multi-sport cable channel launched by FOX Sports on Aug. 17, 2013 in approximately 37 million homes as a complement to the more fully distributed FOX Sports 1.
Is FOX Sports 1 replacing FOX Sports where I watch the NFL on my
local FOX channel?
No. FOX Sports 1 isn’t replacing FOX Sports on broadcast TV. It’s a new cable channel that is going to enhance and supplement it. In fact, in the first 18 months of FOX Sports 1’s launch, FOX Sports via your local FOX station, will carry NFL regular season games, playoffs and Super Bowl XLVIII; regular season MLB, the All-Star Game and World Series; NASCAR Sprint Cup races including the Daytona 500; Saturday night college football; the Big Ten football championship game; and big UFC cards.
How is FOX Sports 1 different from the other sports networks I
Over the past several years, FOX Sports has acquired or renewed rights agreements with entities like the FIFA World Cup, MLB, NASCAR, NFL, UFC and collegiate conferences like the Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Conference USA, Pac-12, the USGA and soccer leagues around the world to develop a full, robust programming schedule. FOX Sports 1 will have nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually.
Am I able to get FOX Sports 1 on my TV?
FOX Sports 1 debuted on Saturday, Aug. 17 with every major distributor on board to carry the channel, making this the biggest sports cable network launch in history. To find the channel listing for FOX Sports 1 on your system, please use the 'Find FOX Sports 1 on your TV' module at the top of this page.
Do I have to pay more for FOX Sports 1?
For the overwhelming number of viewers who subscribe to a cable, satellite or telephone company video service, FOX Sports 1 is likely included in your expanded basic level of service.
What can I do if I don’t get FOX Sports 1?
We would suggest that you place a call to your TV provider and let them know that you’d really like to have FOX Sports 1 included in your basic package.
What sports does FOX Sports 1 televise?
At present, FOX Sports 1 has rights agreements in place to carry college basketball and football, MLB (in 2014), NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), world-class soccer, UFC and USGA championship events. FOX Sports 1 boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually and that number will continue to grow. College football on FOX Sports 1 is highlighted by regular season coverage of Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA games. FOX Sports 1 carries dozens of exclusive prime time college basketball games from the Big East, Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA and the network is home to the Big East men’s basketball tournament. Starting in 2014, select MLB League Championship Series and Division Series games as well as regular season games are coming to FOX Sports 1. FOX Sports 1 also carries select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events beginning 2015; NASCAR Nationwide Series events in 2015, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races; the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race; and all SpeedWeeks, including Daytona 500 Qualifying, Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, (2014, 2017-22) the Budweiser Duel, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NCWTS Practice and Qualifying sessions. Additionally, FOX Sports 1 carries NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and Race Hub shows. Soccer is highlighted on FOX Sports 1 with the world’s most prolific club soccer competitions, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League. FOX Sports 1 carries the world’s oldest soccer competition, the FA Cup; CONCACAF Gold Cup; CONCACAF Qualifiers, FIFA Women’s World Cup coverage in 2015 and 2019; FIFA Men’s World Cup coverage in 2018 and 2022. UFC is also a core programming pillar. In addition to Saturday pay-per-view preliminary cards, Wednesday nights are home to the UFC with UFC Tonight, live events and The Ultimate Fighter. Come 2015, USGA championship events are also coming to FOX Sports 1.
What happened to SPEED programming when FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports continues its major commitment to motorsports programming with top-level NASCAR events, including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series (2015) and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races; popular programs like NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and NASCAR Race Hub; events from around the world, including Monster Energy Supercross; MotoGP World Championship; the ARCA Racing Series; the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans; and the popular Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auctions on a FOX channel.
Does FOX Sports 1 have a news show?
Yes. Airing nightly at 11:00 PM ET, FOX SPORTS LIVE is FOX Sports 1’s flagship 24/7 news, opinion and highlights program, providing around the clock coverage through regularly scheduled programs, hourly updates and an information rich ticker. Sports personality Charissa Thompson, NBA great Gary Payton, former MLB outfielder Gabe Kapler and past NFL stars Donovan McNabb and Ephraim Salaam join tennis legend Andy Roddick to provide analysis and commentary, while highlights are primarily handled by Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, a popular anchor team formerly of TSN’s SportsCentre, Canada’s most-watched sports news program. In addition, sportscasters Don Bell and Ryan Field serve as anchors, with Molly McGrath and Julie Stewart-Binks contributing as update desk and breaking news correspondents.
Is Regis Philbin hosting a show on FOX Sports 1?
Yes! CROWD GOES WILD is an original, and completely unpredictable, new live sports entertainment talk show. Originating from New York City, iconic broadcaster Regis Philbin and a panel including veteran Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay, professional tennis player turned comedian Michael Kosta, two-time Super Bowl Champion and four-time Pro Bowl defensive end Trevor Pryce, Sky Sports host and news anchor Georgie Thompson, along with Guyism.com personality and YouTube sensation Katie Nolan put their unique spin on the biggest stories from the worlds of sports, entertainment and beyond. CROWD GOES WILD airs weekdays from 5:00-6:00 PM ET.
What other original shows is FOX Sports 1 televising?
FOX FOOTBALL DAILY, an extension of FOX NFL SUNDAY, airs from 6:00-7:00 PM ET Monday-Friday, and provides the latest news and commentary on the NFL and college football. The program is hosted by Curt Menefee and features Jay Glazer, Randy Moss, Brian Urlacher, Mike Pereira and Joel Klatt. Contributors include FOX Sports favorites like Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Gus Johnson and Erin Andrews. BEING: is our groundbreaking documentary series BEING: also continues, with subjects including Mike Tyson (BEING: MIKE TYSON), the most feared man ever to step into a boxing ring and the NYPD tackle football team (BEING: THE FINEST). FOX SOCCER DAILY, an soccer news, highlights and analysis program hosted by Julie Stewart-Binks airs weekdays (4:00 PM ET), followed by NASCAR RACE HUB (4:30 PM ET), co-hosted by Steve Byrnes and Danielle Trotta. Former NFL standout Dhani Jones and Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley co-host THE JONES AND MOSELEY SHOW, which focuses on most dramatic finishes, record-breaking performances and pioneering events shaping today’s global sports landscape. FOX SPORTS 1-ON- 1 offers a rare forum for some of the biggest names in sports to share their insight, reflections and opinions on their careers and lives with renowned FOX Sports personalities.
Is The Ultimate Fighter is moving to FOX Sports 1?
Yes, The Ultimate Fighter, UFC’s signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1, and season 18 premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 4 (10:00 PM ET). The series, featuring Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate as coaches, airs on Wednesday evenings at 10:00 PM ET where it anchors FOX Sports 1’s prime time UFC programming block.
If FOX Sports 1 has major soccer programming, what does the
future hold for FOX Soccer?
FOX Sports has made a commitment to bringing fans great soccer coverage through agreements with the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, FA Cup, Gold Cup, National Women’s Soccer League, the newly created Guinness International Champions Cup, and many others. Regardless of whether the games and highlights are on FOX Sports 1, FOX Soccer or any of our other services, you will see the finest action on a Fox outlet.