DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation and Fox Networks, an operating unit of News Corporation, announced Friday a wide-ranging distribution agreement to provide the third-largest video distributor in the United States with continued access to programming from Fox Broadcasting and Fox local television stations in major cities.
The agreement also included carriage of FX, National Geographic Channel, and Fox’s 19 regional sports networks, which were restored for DISH Network viewers Friday.
On FOX Sports Midwest, DISH Network viewers will now be able to enjoy more than 400 live NHL, MLB and NCAA football and basketball games from the St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Big 12, Missouri Valley, Missouri Tigers and more this season.
DISH Network viewers will receive all Blues telecasts on FOX Sports Midwest, beginning with Saturday’s game vs. Atlanta.
“The Blues are thrilled that our two partners have reached this agreement and that our great fans will not miss a minute of exciting Blues hockey,” said CEO of St. Louis Blues Enterprises Mike McCarthy.
The Blues are off to one of their best starts in club history, going 5-1-2 this season and are a perfect 4-0-0 at Scottrade Center.