Fox Sports New Orleans on Charter and More

Published: October 30, 2012

The new TV deal just entered new territory.

The new TV deal just expanded and now includes all distributors in Louisiana, according to Fox Sports. The channel is also available in many locations throught the South. Additionally, the games are available to be picked up by other Fox Sports Regional Sports Networks in many cases.

All are firsts.

FOX Sports New Orleans Further Increases TV Distribution for Hornets Games

Charter Communications and Other Local Providers Sign on to Carry Hornets Telecasts

Hornets Telecasts will be Available To Over 2.5 million TV Homes

Across Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

FOX Sports announced today on the eve of the New Orleans Hornets’ regular-season opener that it has increased its TV distribution for the team’s local telecasts on the re-branded FOX Sports New Orleans regional sports network.

The October 31 opening night telecast against the San Antonio Spurs will now reach more than 2.5 million homes throughout Louisiana, Mississippi,and Alabama on the majority of the local video providers,including Cox Communications,Charter Communications, DirecTV,Dish Network,AT&T U-Verse, Suddenlink,Comcast,Fidelity Communications, LUS Fiber,CP-Tel,Reserve Telecommunications, Vision Communications,Eatel and TV Northeast.

The Hornets and FOX Sports earlier this year reached a long-term television rights agreement establishing FOX Sports New Orleans as new local television home of the Hornets. Prior to the agreement,Hornets telecasts were available to roughly 700,000 homes in Louisiana.

FOX Sports Southwest,FOX’s regional sports network currently serving Louisiana,will be re-branded as FOX Sports New Orleans throughout the Hornets TV territory on October 31 to coincide with the Hornets’ season opener. FOX Sports New Orleans will televise 75 regular-season Hornets games this season.


FOX Sports announced yesterday that Hornets games will be broadcast to over 2.5 million homes across the Gulf South beginning with tonight’s season opener against the San Antonio Spurs.

Hornets games will now be available with Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-Verse, Suddenlink, Comcast, Fidelity Communications, LUS Fiber, CP-Tel, Reserve Telecommunications, Vision Communications, Eatel and TV Northeast. Below are the channel numbers for Fox Sports New Orleans. If your cable distributor is not below, please check your local listings:

DirecTV: Channels 678 & 678-1 (HD)

U-Verse: Channels 758 & 1758

Dish Network: Channels will vary by game. Next three games will be as follows:

Wed., 10/31 vs. SAS – 440 (SD), 9575 (HD) Fri., 11/2 vs. UTA – 447 (SD), 9517 (HD) Sat., 11/3 at CHI – 448 (SD), 9518 (HD)

Charter (Northshore): 33, 810 (HD)

Cox (NOLA): 38, 1038 (HD)


  1. Pingback: Game On: New Orleans Hornets @ Chicago Bulls | New Orleans Hornets |

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.