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UPDATE 1-Fox takes aim at ESPN with national sports TV channel

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by onan38, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. James Long

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    For ~23c per month you get FS 1, for ~$5 per month you get ESPN?

    Somehow I don't think raising the amount paid to FS 1 would immediately raise the quality of the programming. :)
     
  2. wilbur_the_goose

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    James - I'd happily take ESPN at that price point.
     
  3. lokar

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    I finally saw this channel yesterday for the Champions League match of PSV/Milan and hate the crawl. It is very obnoxious and it would be nice if they would remove it during live events but obnoxious TV is what Fox is typically all about. I really hope they lose the UEFA contract after this year.
     
  4. Curtis0620

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    Why? It gives you something to watch during the soccer game.

    lol.
     
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  5. ejbvt

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    To me, the light-up ads at the stadium that scroll along the edge of the field are more annoying than the ticker. Those are SO obnoxious!
     
  6. James Long

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    I miss full screen on Race Hub. Last week the network messed up their screen shrink and they ended up with half a person hidden under the irrelevant to the story right side banner. It looks like Race Hub is being produced in full screen HD and the right column and crawl are being added later. Sometimes the right column coincides with the story they are talking about - but it certainly is not being added at the time the show is produced by the producers of Race Hub. Otherwise the half Danielle clip would have been fixed in production.

    The earlier time for Race Hub (as early as noon some days) also means stories are missed that break later in the morning or day. The plus side is that there has been a Race Hub every day (not simply cancelled when a live event interfered with the show's regular time). And with a DVR it airs when I get home ... whenever I hit the play button.
     

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