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Fubo Sports Network Updates Series Featuring Former NFL and NBA Stars – Deadline

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Fubo Sports Network, a programming outlet operated by streaming TV bundle provider Fubo TV, has expanded its original line-up to focus on what it calls “the voice of the athlete.”

The two new shows featuring RJ Hampton, TJ Hauschmannzadeh and Orlando Scandrick follow a revival co-hosted by former NFL star Terrell Owens and former NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas.

Led by pioneering NBA stars such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul and Draymond Green, athletes have flooded the media business in recent years given their immense recognition and digital influence. I’m here. A new wave of programming that has helped turn figures like former NFL punter Pat McAfee into major media players, aided by the advent of social media and podcasting, has pushed the player experience to the fore and how games can play. It aims to subvert long-established norms of how it was broadcast. to the public.

The Fubo Sports Network launched in 2019, four years after Fubo entered the streaming bundle space. Its reach is much wider than Fubo’s roughly 950,000 subscribers, but its presence bucks the trend of television operators such as Charter and AT&T pulling back from original programming in recent years. Through connected TVs, the Fubo Sports Network is available on 75 million devices, delivering both studio shows, unscripted shows and live events. To date, the network has streamed over 600 live events, including select UEFA football matches, the Premier Rugby Sevens, Lights Out his Extreme Fighting and more.

Fubo Sports Network announced an upcoming show expansion, saying it saw a 140% increase in viewership from July 2021 to June 2022. With over 6.4 million hours watched on YouTube, his podcast downloads have reached millions, and so has his social and digital impressions.

back to the lineup Getcha Popcorn Ready with TO and Hatch, hosted by Owens and Matthew Hachette.When Relax at the Gilbert Arenashosted by Arenas and Josiah Johnson, basketball critics and authors with large followings on social media.

For the new show Aired by Housh and Scandrick, a football-focused talk show hosted by former Pro Bowl wide receiver TJ Houshmandzadeh and 12-year NFL veteran Orlando Scandrick. One of his new issues is his plans to stream an episode live on his YouTube channel on Fubo every Tuesday night before he streams it on Fubo Sports Network’s linear channel.

Hampton, point guard for the NBA’s Orlando Magic, will host. RJ Hampton’s Young Person Basketball PodcastThe show, which premieres October 23, will offer behind-the-scenes insights from guests like Magic teammates Cole Anthony and Paolo Banchero, as well as former NBA champion turned sports agent Mike Miller. .

Pamela Duckworth, Head of Original Programming for Fubo Sports Network and Fubo TV, said: “As the lines blur between in-game and the athletes behind the mic, we want sports stars turned content creators to share their first-hand experiences and insights with an audience of passionate fans. We’re building a space, and we’re grateful to RJ, Hausch and Orlando for joining us.”

In addition to YouTube, the Fubo Sports Network series can also be streamed for free on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, Roku Channel, Vizio Channels, Sports on Tubi, Plex, Hisense Smart TV, Xumo and major podcast hubs.

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