Fox Sports Tennessee

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Fox Sports Tennessee
Fox Sports Tennessee 2012 logo.png
Launched October 31, 2008 (2008-10-31)
Network Fox Sports Networks
Owned by Fox Entertainment Group
(21st Century Fox)
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
Country United States
Language English
Broadcast area Tennessee
northern Alabama
northern Mississippi
eastern Arkansas
Headquarters Nashville, Tennessee
Sister channel(s) Fox Sports South
Fox Sports Southeast
Fox Sports Carolinas
Website foxsports.com/tennessee
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV 646-2 (HD)
646-3 (SD)
Dish Network Channels vary by date
Cable
Available on most cable systems in designated broadcast area Consult your local cable provider or program listings source for channel availability
IPTV
Google Fiber 204 (HD) (Nashville)
Streaming media
Fox Sports Go www.foxsportsgo.com/
(U.S. cable internet subscribers only; requires login from participating providers to stream content; some events may not be available due to league rights restrictions)
Sling TV Internet Protocol television

Fox Sports Tennessee is an American regional sports network that is owned by Fox Cable Networks, a unit of the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, and operates as an affiliate of Fox Sports Networks. The channel broadcasts regional coverage of professional and collegiate sports events in the state of Tennessee, namely the Memphis Grizzlies and Nashville Predators.

Fox Sports Tennessee is available on cable providers throughout Tennessee, northern Alabama, eastern Arkansas and northeastern Mississippi, with an estimated reach of 1.8 million subscribers, and nationwide on satellite via DirecTV and Dish Network.

History[edit]

Fox Sports Tennessee logo, used from 2008 to 2012.

Fox Sports Tennessee launched on October 31, 2008, and was created through the separation of Fox Sports South into three regional networks: alongside the main Fox Sports South channel (originating from Atlanta, Georgia) and Fox Sports Carolinas, the latter of which launch on the same date as Fox Sports Tennessee.[1] In July 2013, News Corporation spun off the Fox Sports Networks and most of its other U.S. entertainment properties into 21st Century Fox.

Programming[edit]

Fox Sports Tennessee holds the regional cable television rights to the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the Nashville Predators of the NHL. It also carries simulcasts of Major League Baseball games, carrying Cincinnati Reds games televised by Fox Sports Ohio,[2] St. Louis Cardinals games televised by Fox Sports Midwest[3] and (within Tennessee) Atlanta Braves games televised by Fox Sports South, as well as coverage of collegiate sports events from the Southeastern Conference.

Other services[edit]

Fox Sports Tennessee HD[edit]

Fox Sports Tennessee HD is a high definition simulcast feed of Fox Sports Tennessee, which broadcasts in the 720p format. The channel broadcasts most Predators and Grizzlies games (both live telecasts and late night replays) as well as several NCAA football and basketball games shown nationally on FSN and other programming distributed nationally by Fox Sports Networks in high definition. Fox Sports Tennessee HD originally transmitted only during game telecasts (with a test pattern being shown at other times) until July 2009, when it was converted into a 24-hour simulcast feed.

Announcers[edit]

Memphis Grizzlies[edit]

Nashville Predators[edit]

  • Willy Daunic – play-by-play
  • Stu Grimson – color commentator
  • Lyndsay Rowley – bench reporter
  • Mark Howard – intermission anchor
  • Terry Crisp – intermission reporter

References[edit]

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