Today, Sinclair announced a deal with Fox Corporation to renew its FOX affiliates in all Sinclair markets. With this deal, FOX content will continue to air on Sinclair-owned TV stations.
This deal will see Sinclair TV stations in 41 markets keep Fox programming, which is viewed by approximately 19 million households.
“We are pleased to reach this comprehensive renewal with FOX, inclusive of the early renewal of 17 markets. Premiere sports, such as the NFL, including the Super Bowl in February of 2025, Baseball Night in America, the World Series and college football and basketball, have never been more important, and we are pleased to be able to continue to pair FOX’s premiere sports and entertainment programming, which remain exclusive to broadcast, with our best-in-class local news and syndicated programming for years to come.” Said Will Bell, Sinclair’s Senior Vice President, Head of Distribution and Network Relations.
“We are pleased to extend our partnership with Sinclair, and we are delighted these stations will continue to be the top destination in these 41 markets for our shared viewers to access all of FOX’s leading Entertainment and Sports content,” said David Espinosa, President of Distribution for FOX Corporation.
The exact terms of this deal were not announced.