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FanDuel TV Network launches in September

FanDuel Group on Thursday announced plans to launch FanDuel TV, including a “widely distributed linear cable TV network” and its new “OTT platform,” FanDuel+.

Both services will go live in September and, according to FanDuel, will become the first “linear/digital network dedicated to sports betting content and offering more live sports programming than any other network in America.”

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Top Network Hosts, Personalities Joining FanDuel TV

Kay Adams will headline the network with a daily live show five days a week.

Adams, best known as the host of Hello Soccer on NFL Network, will host the Los Angeles studio show FanDuel TV, which will take place daily at 11 a.m. ET.

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How to get FanDuel TV

For existing FanDuel customers, you will be able to download FanDuel+ for free. You will need an account with its online sports betting, casino, horse racing or daily fantasy sports platform to qualify.

“FanDuel TV is the first network designed from the ground up to be watched by viewers with their phone in hand,” Mike Raffensperger, chief commercial officer of FanDuel, said in a press release.

FanDuel TV will be distributed on linear television through its relationships with cable and satellite distributors including Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum, Verizon FIOS, DirectTV, DISH, Cox Communications, FuboTV, YouTubeTV and Hulu.

FanDuel+ will also be widely available on direct-to-consumer OTT platforms including Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire.

“We intend for FanDuel TV to be at the intersection of live sports and interactive content and believe that Kay is the best example of on-air talent who can connect fans with the stories of the games that affect them. interest the most. Our goal is to provide fans with engaging programming to watch and bet on in tandem with our mobile app.

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FanDuel TV will broadcast live sports

FanDuel TV has worked on partnerships to become the home of international basketball in the United States

Under a licensing agreement with Sportradar, FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ will broadcast over 3,000 hours of live sports, including National League Australian Professional League international basketball action Basketball (NBL), Chinese Basketball League, as well as France and German professional leagues.

In addition to Adams, FanDuel TV will also feature content with the likes of Bill Simmons, Lisa Kerney and Pat McAfee, as well as live sports programming, horse racing experts and possibly more.

“Having proven on-air talent, live content from the most influential name in sports media in Pat McAfee and the best team in the industry covering horse racing today demonstrates that FanDuel TV will be a dynamic network from day one,” said Amy Howe, chief executive. Officer, FanDuel Group.