FOX Sports 1 Launches Today


FOX Sports 1 can be found on channel 35 and in HD on 535

FOX Sports 1 is a new national 24-hour multi-sport network.

FOX Sports 1 isn’t replacing FOX Sports on the FOX broadcast network, it’s a new channel that is going to enhance and supplement it.  In fact, in the first 18 months from FOX Sports 1’s launch, FOX broadcast network, 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 and Pac-12 football championship games and big UFC cards.


FOX Sports 1 Will Be Different

Over the past several years, FOX Sports has acquired or renewed rights agreements with sports leagues and organizations like the FIFA World Cup, MLB, NASCAR, NFL, UFC and collegiate conferences like the Big 12, Big East, Conference USA, Pac-12, 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.


FOX Sports 1 has six live sports pillars:

college football and basketball, NASCAR,  world class soccer, UFC, MLB [in 2014] and is exploring other sports beyond the 6 pillars (ie. High School Football and Supercross). FOX Sports 1 boasts over 1,500 hours dedicated to live sporting events annually and that number will continue to grow


Did I hear that The Ultimate Fighter is moving from FX to FOX Sports 1?

Yes. The Ultimate Fighter, UFC’s signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1 when it returns in September. The series, featuring Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate as coaches, will run on Wednesday evenings at 10:00 PM ET where it anchors FOX Sports 1’s prime time UFC programming block. Season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter premieres Wednesday, Sept. 4 (10:00 PM ET).


NASCAR coverage previously on SPEED will be available on FOX Sports 1:

 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races; the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race; and all SpeedWeeks, including Daytona 500 Qualifying, Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, the Budweiser Duel, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NCWTS Practice and Qualifying sessions.  Additionally, FOX Sports 1 will carry NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and Race Hub shows.