FITE announces TV syndication deals for “FITE In Focus”, its new, weekly television Combat Sports Magazine
March 7th, 2018 – New York – FITE, the premium digital network for live streaming of combat sports globally, unveiled today it has signed distribution agreements with select TV stations to start airing FITE original programming – FITE In Focus – on a weekly appointment viewing schedule through broadcast syndication.
Starting this month, FITE In Focus weekly TV series kicks off on Eleven Sports, Holyfield TV, Tuff TV, Rochester Sports Channel, The Action Channel, Footprint TV, Untamed Sports by Olympusat, and WLPC TV 40 Comcast channel Detroit, among others, with more networks joining in over the coming weeks and international distribution on the FITE network on a few days delay.
“Televising FITE programming is one of many major milestones for us for this year and we’re thrilled to kick it off with such a reputable list of partners”, said Michael Weber, FITE COO. “FITE In Focus captures the best of FITE content diversity and TV syndication will let us reach broader audiences now that the interest for combat sports is growing faster than ever”.
FITE In Focus is a one-hour weekly magazine focusing on combat sports. Each hourly episode features top bouts in MMA, Pro Wrestling, Boxing, Muay Thai and Kickboxing as well as reports, news and interviews coming from FITE’s top contributors and most popular combat sports insiders.
Syndication will introduce FITE a-la-carte programming from top promotions like Ring of Honor Wrestling, Golden Boy Boxing, ACB MMA, Powerplay Kickboxing, Dekada Boxing to a viewing audience from estimated 50m+ households across the country. The program is manually curated by FITE editors to always offer something fresh and engaging for every fight fan on the couch.
International audiences will be able to catch FITE In Focus at 7pm EST every Thursday free on the FITE mobile apps, Roku Channel and website.
More information about TV stations and channel listings is below.
FITE brings premium combat sports programming to MMA, Boxing and Pro Wrestling fans to watch live everywhere – on computer, mobile and TV screens with a single pay-per-view order.
FITE proprietary cast-to-TV technology enables users to livestream instantly to over 350M connected TVs around the world with just their phones and enjoy the action on the biggest screen in the house.
The FITE mobile app works with any Wi-Fi connected television around the world as well as streaming devices such as Chromecast, Playstation, Xbox, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV. FITE app is available as a free download at iTunes Appstore, Google Play and ROKU store.
Last month FITE announced a new addition to its product line – a downloadable native app for Apple TV to complete the seamless cross-platform support and user experience on every screen.
FITE is a product of Flipps Media Inc, the digital entertainment company with patented technology for instant tap-to-TV streaming.
For more information: www.fite.tv
Channel Listings for FITE In Focus:
Eleven Sports USA
Friday 9:00 PM EST
Eleven Sports is available on the ATT U-Verse/Direct TV, Fubo, Go90, PlayStation Vue, RCN Cable, Verizon FIOS, Spectrum and just launched a Eleven Sports Channel on the Twitch platform. New episode airs on Friday nights and throughout the weekend, consult your local TV listings.
Tuff TV (Seals Communications)
Saturday 10am EST
Sunday 12:30pm EST
Tuff TV is a digital broadcast TV network that reaches over 35 million TV households in the United States, with a network of over 40 broadcast affiliates across the nation headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Action Channel (Luken Communications)
Sunday 8pm EST
The home for high-octane sports action, The Action Channel reaches over 10 Million households the US via its long list of affiliates across the country.
Holyfield TV Network (ILaunch TV)
Saturday 3:00 PM EST
Sunday 3:00 PM EST
Available to over 14 million households via TV station affiliates (Los Angeles, Mobile, Ala and others) as well as Direct TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and others.
Times vary, consult your local listings.
Starts airing at the end of March
Untamed Sports by Olympusat, Inc., a market leader in independent television network services, reaches over 2 million households.
WBGG TV Channel 18 / The Rochester Sports Channel
Saturday 11:30 PM Rochester NY
WLPC TV 40/ Comcast Channel 379 Detroit.
Saturday 3pm EST