NBA G LEAGUE AND TUBI ANNOUNCE
Tubi Elevates Sports Offering with Live Games Available Exclusively on The Platform via “NBA G League TV”
First Game on Tubi Tips Off Nov. 10 with G League Ignite
Taking on the Ontario Clippers
SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, November 8, 2023 – Tubi, Fox Corporation’s (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) ad-supported video-on-demand service, and the NBA G League, the NBA’s official development league, today announced a multi-year partnership to make NBA G League games available on Tubi. The partnership tips off with NBA G League Ignite vs. Ontario Clippers game at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 10. As part of the collaboration, an array of live exclusive G League games and real-time coverage of rising, influential players via a new FAST Channel will be available on Tubi Game Days: “NBA G League TV”.
“We are thrilled to team up with the NBA G League for over 75 exciting match-ups and unbelievable moments from the game’s breakout emerging players,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi. “Bringing together the G League’s next generation of stars and our young and highly engaged audience is another dynamic step in our sports content strategy.”
“We are excited to further expand access and deepen engagement with our fans through this partnership with Tubi,” said NBA G League Chief Operating Officer Portia Archer. “The G League is filled with tomorrow’s NBA stars and we can’t wait for Tubi’s audience to experience the elite competition and exceptional talent in our league.”
NBA G League TV will feature more than 75 live games each season, including more than a dozen G League Ignite games and select G League Playoff games, all available exclusively on Tubi. Each Friday and Saturday throughout the season, NBA G League TV will air a doubleheader, offering fans four exclusive live games per weekend, in addition to a wide array of all-access behind-the-scenes content, original series, studio programming, classic games and highlights. The channel will be available for 48 hours on Fridays and Saturdays for Tubi Game Days, beginning every Friday at 9:00 a.m. ET
Tubi will have big games, filled with rising stars and fan-favorite teams, including (schedule subject to change):
- Friday, Nov. 17: Santa Cruz Warriors vs G League Ignite
- Saturday, Dec. 12: Windy City Bulls vs Wisconsin Herd
- Friday, Jan. 19: G League Ignite vs Mexico City Capitanes
- Saturday, Feb. 10: Delaware Blue Coats vs Austin Spurs
- Friday, March 29: South Bay Lakers vs Mexico City Capitanes
- April 2024: First Round and Conference Semifinals of the NBA G League Playoffs
The NBA G League is a proven developer of NBA talent while also acting as the league’s research and development laboratory, testing out innovative rules now used at the NBA level, including the Coach’s Challenge and the 14-second shot-clock reset rule. A record 50 percent of players on 2023-24 NBA opening night rosters had G League experience and eight current NBA head coaches spent time honing their craft in the G League.
Tubi is the most watched free TV and movie streaming service in the U.S., dedicated to providing all people access to all the world’s stories. As a leading ad-supported video-on-demand service, the company engages diverse audiences through a personalized experience and the world’s largest content library of over 200,000 movies and TV episodes, a growing collection of Tubi Originals, and nearly 250 FAST channels. Tubi is part of the Tubi Media Group, a division of Fox Corporation that oversees the company’s digital businesses.
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