Pay TV distributors may be planning their attack against new sports joint venture

February 15, 2024

It's been about a week since Disney , Warner Bros. Discovery and Fox announced a new joint venture to offer live sports outside the traditional cable bundle, and pay TV distributors are still trying to figure out just how disruptive the new service will be. If Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery and Fox allow distributors to offer the same product, in addition to the standard cable bundle, there's likely to be minimal consternation about the joint venture. Privately, however, leaders at Disney, Warner Bros.