Cablevision Strikes Carriage Deal For Fight Network, FNTSY
Fight Network and FNTSY Sports Network have struck a carriage deal with Cablevision as part of the cable operator's Optimum Sports & Entertainment Pak. The deal already has seen Fight Network, which is devoted to combat sports, launch on Cablevision in the greater N.Y. area. Fight Network is on channel 464, while FNTSY, which is devoted to fantasy sports, is on channel 147 on Cablevision systems. The two networks are owned by Anthem Media Group and are talking to other distributors, as well. The channels' execs expect to have further distribution announcements this summer. The channel plans to open studios in N.Y. and Las Vegas in the coming months.