Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery Are Creating a New Sports Streaming Service

From CNET: Sports fans looking to simplify their streaming options in a world that is moving away from cable will have a new option later this year. On Tuesday afternoon, Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery announced that they would be creating a joint venture to "develop, launch and operate a streaming sports bundle of linear networks" and some direct-to-consumer "sports content and services" in the US.

The new service, which will be equally owned by each of the three companies, will be pulling sports content from each of their respective networks. This includes Disney's stable of ABC and ESPN channels (including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU), Fox's offerings (Fox, FS1, FS2) as well as Warner Bros. Discovery's (TNT, TBS, TruTV).

College conference networks like the ACC Network, Big Ten Network and SEC Network are included, as is ESPN Plus.

There's no name or pricing for the new service, though it's "scheduled to launch in the fall of 2024" and would be available in a new app. A bundle with "Disney Plus, Hulu and/or Max" is also mentioned in the press release announcing the news, though details on what such a bundle would look like are similarly not yet known.

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