A complete of 38 bowl video games happen from Saturday, Dec. 18 by the College Football Playoff championship recreation on Monday, Jan. 10. Unless a brand new deal between Google and Disney is struck, cord-cutting college football fans who subscribe to YouTube TV will not be capable to watch any of them.
YouTube TV on Friday announced that an Eleventh-hour deal with Disney had fallen by, leading to a number of Disney-owned TV channels’ elimination from the streaming service — and leaving college football fans devoted to the service seemingly with none technique of watching football for the rest of bowl season.
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As a consequence, YouTube TV introduced its month-to-month subscription would lower by $15 a month as long as it not carries Disney properties.
“We’ve held good religion negotiations with Disney for a number of months,” YouTube TV introduced in a Friday assertion. “Unfortunately, regardless of our greatest efforts, we’ve been unable to achieve an equitable settlement earlier than our current one expired, and their channels are not accessible on YouTube TV. We will probably be reducing our month-to-month worth by $15, from $64.99 to $49.99 whereas this content material stays off of our platform.
“We know this is irritating information for our prospects, and not what we needed. We will proceed conversations with Disney to advocate on your behalf in hopes of restoring their content material on YouTube TV. In the meantime, we’ll replace this web site quickly with the most recent updates, together with channels impacted, other ways to proceed having fun with a few of Disney’s content material on The Disney Bundle, details about our worth lower, plus every other questions you will have about this case.”
Disney additionally launched an announcement, saying the streaming service “declined to achieve a good deal with us based mostly on market phrases and circumstances.”
“As a result, their subscribers have lost access to our unrivaled portfolio of networks including live sports and news plus kids, family and general entertainment programming from ABC, the ESPN networks, the Disney channels, Freeform, the FX networks and the National Geographic channels,” the corporate stated. “We stand ready to reach an equitable agreement with Google as quickly as possible in order to minimize the inconvenience to YouTube TV viewers by restoring our networks. We hope Google will join us in that effort.”
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Below are the sports-centric channels (and ABC) that can not be carried by YouTube TV:
- ESPN3 (by authentication to the ESPN app)
- SEC Network
- ACC Network
And beneath is the schedule of bowl video games carried on the ABC household of networks by the rest of bowl season:
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Friday, Dec. 17
Saturday, Dec. 18
Monday, Dec. 20
Tuesday, Dec. 21
Wednesday, Dec. 22
Thursday, Dec. 23
Friday, Dec. 24
Saturday, Dec. 25
Monday, Dec. 27
Tuesday, Dec. 28
Wednesday, Dec. 29
Thursday, Dec. 30
Friday, Dec. 31
Saturday, Jan. 1
Tuesday, Jan. 4