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Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by Editorcj » Mon Mar 25, 2024 10:06 pm

Starting April 1st, TV20 wil begin simulcasting some of Bally's Red Wings and Piston games. Looks like some kind of experiment with OTA and streaming possibly leaving the cable channel behind in the near future. No word if there are plans to do the same with Tigers games. Do not know how or if CW programming will be preempted.



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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by edj » Tue Mar 26, 2024 6:25 am

Editorcj wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2024 10:06 pm
Starting April 1st, TV20 wil begin simulcasting some of Bally's Red Wings and Piston games. Looks like some kind of experiment with OTA and streaming possibly leaving the cable channel behind in the near future. No word if there are plans to do the same with Tigers games. Do not know how or if CW programming will be preempted.
Excellent news! The cord cutters plus Windsor and Sarnia will be pleased. CW will probably go to one of 7’s subchannels, unless they want to go old school and show it overnights.

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Post by sinklair » Tue Mar 26, 2024 6:29 am

Great news. I’d love to see these games without having a cable, satellite or streaming subscription.

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by Robert Faygo » Tue Mar 26, 2024 6:42 am

Probably using TV 20 thru mid-April as the overflow for nights when the Tigers, Red Wings, and Pistons are playing simultaneously and Bally has the rights for all three.

It's happened before at the start of the MLB regular season as the NHL and NBA are still winding down.
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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by A1B1C1D1 » Tue Mar 26, 2024 7:03 pm

https://help.ballysports.com/Answer/Detail/000001509

Bally RSN is not going away, and it will be an 'incremental cost' for Amazon Prime subscribers.

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by Michiganviewer » Tue Mar 26, 2024 7:38 pm

Editorcj wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2024 10:06 pm
Starting April 1st, TV20 wil begin simulcasting some of Bally's Red Wings and Piston games. Looks like some kind of experiment with OTA and streaming possibly leaving the cable channel behind in the near future. No word if there are plans to do the same with Tigers games. Do not know how or if CW programming will be preempted.
Looks like I have to program tv20 back to my channel lineup. Thanks for sharing that

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by ftballfan » Tue Mar 26, 2024 8:42 pm

With TV 20 picking up games, areas outside of Detroit get screwed out of those games

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by jsf » Wed Mar 27, 2024 10:48 am

This is starting to get confusing where to watch sports, I have Ballys on my Spectrum package, will it end or just change to different channel?

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Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Mar 27, 2024 1:35 pm

I noticed Bally's recently increased the monthly price of their streaming channel by $5. It is now $19.99 a month. No thanks! 🤬
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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Thu Mar 28, 2024 5:17 am

MWmetalhead wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2024 1:35 pm
I noticed Bally's recently increased the monthly price of their streaming channel by $5. It is now $19.99 a month. No thanks! 🤬
It’s been $19.99 since the new year.
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Post by Willie108 » Thu Mar 28, 2024 6:28 am

Bally Sports has become unwatchable for both the Tigers and Red Wings. With their stupid "Pick The Stick" with the Tigers, and "Light The Lamp" with the Red Wings. Add John Keating to that list. The only ones on Bally that are watchable are Chris Osgood and Mickey Redmond. Mickey's a hoot.

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by SD45 » Thu Mar 28, 2024 3:25 pm

TV20 is broadcasting five Pistons games.

April 1st vs. Memphis is the first listed.

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by SBaxley » Thu Mar 28, 2024 6:54 pm

uh guys , lets not forget THIS bon bon...that this is the grand finale of BALLY's Sports Net in name only, im going to predict DIAMOND SPORTS [CITY NAME HERE]..[my artwork rendering]

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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by MWmetalhead » Thu Mar 28, 2024 8:16 pm

SD45 wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2024 3:25 pm
TV20 is broadcasting five Pistons games.

April 1st vs. Memphis is the first listed.
April Fool's Day. Very fitting since the Pistons are involved!
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Re: Bally Sports May Lose TV Rights to MLB Next Week

Post by SolidGoldDancers » Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:13 am

Willie108 wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2024 6:28 am
Bally Sports has become unwatchable for both the Tigers and Red Wings. With their stupid "Pick The Stick" with the Tigers, and "Light The Lamp" with the Red Wings. Add John Keating to that list. The only ones on Bally that are watchable are Chris Osgood and Mickey Redmond. Mickey's a hoot.
It really has degraded. All Bally Sports RSNs have the most obnoxious screen graphics and bugs, totally oblivious that people with OLEDs are thinking "shit, is that crap going to burn my screen?"

For those who want to stick it to them, there are plenty of tutorials on using Wireguard for out of market TV viewing. They banned VPN services, but they can't ban private VPNs between residential users.

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