Fox Sports 1 reaches key deals today (updated)



A story in the Los Angeles Times stated Fox Sports 1 had reached deals with Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and the Dish Network.

John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported Bright House Networks would also be added to that list.  The distributors are believed to have not yet signed the deals, but the deals are believed to be in place. 

The deals were crucial before the station's Saturday launch with the live UFC show from the TD Garden in Boston.

Terms were not listed, but the deals will push the availability of the station from about 45 million homes to approximately 90 million homes.