Sling TV launches exclusive Barstool sports channel
ENGLEWOOD, Col.—Sling TV announced a new exclusive channel in collaboration with Barstool Sports which is now available to Sling subscribers and Sling Free users. Sports channel Barstool offers a variety of sports and pop culture content covering the latest news and viral highlights.
“We are delighted to partner with Barstool Sports to bring the new Barstool Sports Channel to streaming viewers across America, providing greater exposure to their highly engaging content and personalities,” said Michael Schwimmer, president of Sling TV. “We are confident that the incredibly engaged and loyal Barstool audience will embrace the Sling experience, where we continually push the boundaries of live streaming and on-demand TV.”
The Barstool Sports Channel offers live content from the brand’s portfolio of video podcasts, blogs and video series. Sling users can access Barstool Sports Channel through the Sling Guide to listen to special commentary, live content and more in time for the college football season.
“Having our own channel on Sling is another way for Barstool to keep moving the goal post and breaking down barriers in broadcasting and streaming,” said Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports. “We’re ready to bring our content and personalities to the engaged Barstool and Sling audience in time for the college and pro football seasons and more.” “
The Barstool Sports channel can be accessed in Sling Free, which offers a mix of live and on-demand content that is completely free. The channel offers a unique viewing experience with a range of innovative content among fan favorites:
As part of the partnership, Sling will sponsor the Barstool College Football Show with live broadcasts that will air on Sling ahead of several games, including: Washington at Michigan; Wisconsin at Notre Dame; Notre-Dame at Virginia Tech; Ohio State in Indiana and Army v. Navy at MetLife Stadium.