WWE chimes in of Fox-Dish dispute.
Dish Network and Fox are currently in a carriage dispute, which has led to Dish dropping Fox-owned TV stations in 17 markets including Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and more. Dish has also dropped Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Big Ten Network, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Deportes from their lineup.
According to Deadline, the dispute affects Dish’s 12 million satellite households as well as millions more who subscribe to the internet-delivered bundle Sling TV.
With WWE SmackDown set to premiere on Fox on Oct. 4 and WWE's studio show WWE Backstage coming to Fox Sports 1 on Nov. 5, WWE commented on the dispute.
Attention DISH customers: DISH took FOX, FS1 and more off your channel lineup. Don't miss the premiere of Friday Night #SmackDown on FOX! Visit https://t.co/PXwzPLUJu0 to find another provider today. #keepfoxondish #keepfoxonsling— WWE (@WWE) September 26, 2019
Dish Network subscribers can find out more information on Fox's stance in the dispute, by clicking here. You can view Dish's stance in the dispute by clicking here. Fans wanting to keep up with the dispute are encouraged to follow John Ourand of Sports Business Journal on social media.
Fightful will provide more information and how it pertains to WWE when it is known.