Fox Sports One has been given a big new contract by ESPN to broadcast the NBA’s return to Fox Sports as well as the NBA All-Star Game on Thursday, March 23, 2020.
Fox Sports 1 will have live coverage of the All-NBA First Team, All-Defensive First Team and All-Defense Second Team from 12:00pm ET/5:00am PT on Thursday nights, and will have exclusive coverage of All-America First Team games from 3:00-6:00 pm ET on Friday nights.
The network will also have full coverage of all NBA and NCAA basketball events.
Fox Sports will also continue to carry the All Basketball Show and all other NBA-centric programming.
The deal will see Fox Sports one of the top sports networks in the United States and Canada with a new 10-year deal worth $1.1 billion.
Fox has also been granted exclusive rights to the NCAA basketball tournament and will televise all NCAA tournament games and all the conference tournament games.
The deal includes $3 million in rights fees per year, with Fox Sports becoming the exclusive network for all of the Big Ten Conference and NCAA tournament action.
Fox has also announced that it will televising the 2017 NCAA Basketball Championship.
Fox will televises the tournament at Madison Square Garden, as well the Big East Tournament, which will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The network will broadcast all four regular-season conference championship games on Thursday and Friday nights from 9:00 PM-10:00PM ET.
It will also televise the ACC championship game from 9 PM-11 PM ET.
Fox will televiseto televise NBA Playoffs, All NBA Championships and the NCAA Tournament from 9PM-10 PM ET and All NBA games and NCAA Championships from 9pm-11pm ET.