News Releases - Programming

  • June 2, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting tonight, Sling TV announced that its single-stream customers in select markets can watch all of the NBA Finals through a free preview of its “Broadcast Extra” add-on pack. The free preview also includes content from their local ABC, Univision and UniMás channels. Existing customers residing in Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco will automatically see the new channelsmore...
  • June 2, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV and DISH today announced a long-term renewal agreement with Asia TV USA, Ltd., part of the “Zee” group from India and a leading provider of South Asian programming. In addition to renewing the 10 Zee-branded channels already offered on Sling TV and DISH, the new agreement includes the addition of 27 new Zee channels such as &TV, Living Foodz, Zee Bangla, Zee Tamizh and Zee Cinema HD. As part of the agreement, Sling TV andmore...
  • April 21, 2016
    DISH Network L.L.C. and Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that provides DISH customers with uninterrupted access to Viacom networks and sets the stage for select Viacom live and Video-on-Demand content to join the Sling TV single- and multi-stream services. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.“We appreciate Viacom’s willingness to continue with us on our journey as we work to deliver the best, most innovativemore...
  • April 13, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Sling TV launched a live beta multi-stream service for $20 per month, including live and on-demand content from Fox Networks Group brands and the ability to stream on up to three devices simultaneously in or outside the home. In addition to Fox, the beta service’s base and “Extra” packages include content from the following multi-stream programmers: AMC, A&E, HBO, Turner, Scripps, EPIX and Univision. Available today, Sling TV’smore...
  • February 23, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV and DISH today announced they have expanded their strategic relationship with Willow TV International for the Willow cricket channel. The agreement brings some of the world’s most popular cricket matches and events, including ICC, India, Pakistan, Australia, South Africa, West Indies and other top teams to cricket fans in the U.S., in high definition, as well as arrangements for coverage of live overlapping matches. With Willow includedmore...
  • February 11, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today added Cinemax to its programming lineup for $10 per month, marking the first time Cinemax is available to consumers on a live standalone Internet TV service. Available to subscribers of “Best of Live TV” or one of Sling International’s base packages, Cinemax is now available across all Sling TV-supported devices. “Sling TV is the first live standalone Internet TV service to deliver Cinemax to an audience of cord-more...
  • January 5, 2016
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESPN3, a live multi-screen digital network that delivers thousands of live and on-demand sporting events annually, is set to launch within Sling TV’s “Best of Live TV” package later this quarter. This is the first time that ESPN3 will be integrated directly within a pay-TV provider’s channel guide. “By incorporating ESPN3 into our service, Sling TV continues to lead as the premier destination for watching live and on-demand sportsmore...