FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1; FS2; Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network.
FS1 launched on August 17, 2013 in approximately 90 million homes and boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually. The channel has several pillar sports: college basketball and football, MLB, NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), international soccer, Bundesliga, UFC, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) and USGA. Major events televised on FS1 include the U.S. Open, MLB Postseason, the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cup and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019. Original programs include: SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED; SPEAK FOR YOURSELF; THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD; GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN; NASCAR RACE HUB; MLB WHIPAROUND; THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER; UFC TONIGHT; INSIDE THE BIG EAST and more. FOX Sports GO, an authenticated live streaming platform that serves as the channel’s digital extension, is carried on a number of connected devices including: Apple TV, Android TV, Roku and XBOX among others. The app offers more than 1,100 live games and events from cross FOX Sports, FS1, FS2 and FOX Sports’ 22 regional sports networks, as well as scores, highlights, news, stats and analysis.
As an extension of FS1, FS2 capitalizes on the strength of the big and bold FOX Sports brand. FS2 delivers thrill-seeking sports like UFC and Supercross, and expands its breadth of programming to cover other top sports properties such as soccer as well as NASCAR practices and qualifying and college basketball games. Live UFC fights, weigh ins, prelims, and PPV post fight shows are proven ratings drivers and are accessible to all fans on FS2. With an abundance of knockout programming, FOX Sports keeps the action and excitement flowing on FS2.