August 30, 2022
Fubo Sports Network, the live, free ad-supported TV network from FuboTV, Aug. 30 unveiled its fall 2022 schedule, including two new original series and two returning shows featuring athletes R.J. Hampton, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Orlando Scandrick, Gilbert Arenas and Terrell Owens.
Continuing its mission to bring the “voice of the athlete” to fans, Fubo Sports Network has greenlit several new series, including “Airing It Out With Housh and Scandrick,” a football-focused talk show hosted by former Pro Bowl wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh and 12-year NFL vet Orlando Scandrick.
The series will kick off with a preview episode on Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT followed by the official series premiere on Sept. 12 at noon ET / 9 a.m. PT. For the first time, Fubo Sports Network will stream episodes live on its YouTube channel every Monday, prior to airing them on Fubo Sports Network’s linear channel each Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Ahead of the 2022-23 NBA season this October, Fubo Sports Network will premiere a new series from Orlando Magic point guard R.J. Hampton. Starting Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, “The Young Person Basketball Podcast with R.J. Hampton” will give viewers an inside look at what it’s like to be a pro baller. Guests will include teammates Cole Anthony and number one overall pick in the NBA draft Paolo Banchero, plus former NBA champion turned sports agent Mike Miller.
Fubo Sports Network’s fall lineup also includes new seasons of returning original shows, “Getcha Popcorn Ready with T.O. and Hatch,” hosted by former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens and Matthew Hachette and “No Chill with Gilbert Arenas,” hosted by former NBA player Gilbert Arenas and former UCLA basketball player Josiah Johnson.
“Our roster of Fubo Sports Network originals continues to grow as we bring the voice of the athlete to audiences wherever they consume content,” Pamela Duckworth, head of Fubo Sports Network and original programming for FuboTV, said in a statement.
Duckworth contends that as the line between athletes in the game and behind the mic blurs, Fubo is building a space for sports stars turned content creators to share their first-hand experiences and insights.
“I am grateful to have R.J., Housh and Orlando join us,” she said.
Fubo Sports Network said its viewership has increased 140% year-over-year (July 2021 through June 2022), generating more than 6.4 million hours viewed on YouTube, plus millions of podcast downloads and impressions across Instagram, TikTok, Twitch and Twitter.
The Fubo Sports Network is free on the network’s YouTube channel as well as on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Vizio Channels, Sports on Tubi, Plex, Hisense Smart TVs, Xumo and anywhere podcasts are found. Fubo Sports Network is also available as part of FuboTV’s subscription packages featuring 100+ leading sports, news and entertainment channels.
In addition to the four original series fans can find live soccer, MMA and other sports, along with documentaries and more on Fubo Sports Network’s linear channel with even more fresh content on Instagram, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube.