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September 9, 2019
NEW YORK -- fuboTV today officially unveils fubo Sports Network, the live, free-to-consumer TV network for passionate sports fans, with an action-packed slate of talent-driven original programming produced by fuboTV - a first - and content from partners including FanDuel, Stadium, The Players Tribune, USA TODAY, VSiN, Young Hollywood and more.
Soft launched in late June, fubo Sports Network also marks the first time live TV streaming service fuboTV has created an ad-supported linear network for distribution off of its platform. fubo Sports Network currently has a wide distribution footprint with LG Channels powered by XUMO, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, XUMO and fuboTV's Standard base package. More distribution partners will be announced.
Additionally, Pamela Duckworth, an award-winning executive producer, has been named head of fubo Sports Network and original programming, a newly created position. Duckworth, founder of Duckworth Entertainment, a full-service creative marketing production company based in NYC and LA, was previously a consultant with fuboTV. Duckworth has been tasked with building fuboTV's first in-house production team and leading original programming development.
fubo Sports Network's programming lineup features event coverage, news, behind-the-scenes, movies and exclusive content. The network's fall slate, which kicks off today, includes:
fuboTV-Produced Originals (all times listed are ET/PT)
Call It a Night with Julie Stewart-Binks (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.) - fubo Sports Network's flagship news program on sports and sports culture is hosted by popular sports journalist and comedian Julie Stewart-Binks (ESPN, Fox Sports, CBS Sports HQ, SNY). Taped from fubo Sports Network's studio in Hudson Yards, NYC.
The Players Lounge with Cobi Jones and PJ Harrison (Wednesdays at 8 p.m.) - Interviewed by two towering figures of American soccer, top players, their friends and fans talk freely about the hottest sports topics of the day. About the hosts: Soccer Hall-of-Famer Cobi Jones is one of the few soccer players from the MLS to have his number retired. PJ Harrison is a creative director and City of Angels Football Club cofounder.
The Cooligans (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m.) - Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. New York comedians Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco bring laughter to the beautiful game. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American and world soccer that are refreshing, fun and make fans of any league enjoy the game much more than they ever thought they could.
Drinks with Binks (Fridays at 8 p.m.) - Sportscaster Julie Stewart-Binks goes sip-for-sip with athletes and fans in a new vodcast.
Football Report (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.) - News about soccer's biggest stars, teams and leagues.
fubo News (Friday at 6 p.m.) - Customized coverage of the world's top sporting events.
Partner-Produced Sports Shows
FanDuel/TVG: Hurry Up and More Ways to Win
GolTV: Tu Futbol and Portugol
Stadium: Baseball Stories hosted by Jayson Stark, and more to be announced
The Players Tribune: The Real Athlete, How It Happened, For The Record and more to be announced
USA TODAY: SportsPulse, What I'm Hearing, For The Win and more to come
VSiN: VSiN Best Bets
Young Hollywood: Rookie On The Rise and Beyond The Athlete
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