Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Pierce: Ute fans have to find another channel: Fox Sports 1
Sports on TV » Pac-12 football, basketball will shift, along with MLB — and maybe NBA?

< Previous Page

Fox, on the other hand, has never been shy about spending big. It is already making noise about going after the NBA, whose deal with ESPN/Turner expires in 2016.

So Jazz fans may eventually have to find FS1 as well.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

And here’s something else to keep an eye on — can Fox get FS1 moved to a lower channels, closer to ESPN on cable and satellite systems?

Research shows channel placement matters — the lower the better. And Comcast currently has Speed on Ch. 265; ESPN is on Ch. 35. DirecTV has Speed at Ch. 607; ESPN is on Ch. 206.

So even if you learn what channel FS1 is on, you may have to re-learn it.

Scott D. Pierce covers television for The Salt Lake Tribune. Email him at spierce@sltrib.com; follow him on Twitter @ScottDPierce.

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.