4K Events Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'DISH Network Support Forum' started by Bobby, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. AKGolf

    AKGolf Pub Member / Supporter Lifetime Supporter

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    I remember an 88 World Series game between the Dodgers and the A’s. Live from the Dodgers club house “F the A’s!”
     
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    looking at google & Dtv; it doesn't appear so; but are the CFB playoff's/nat'l champ going to be broadcast in 4k?
     
  3. Jim5506

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    IIRC the only 4K games have been from FOX.
     
  4. Bobby

    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    There will not be any more college football games in 4K for the rest of the season. That includes the playoff and championship games. Jim is correct, all the games that have been in 4K on Dish have been on Fox, including the baseball World Series. Dish has a contract with Fox for those games but little else.
     
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    Waiting for NASCAR to go 4k on fox too maybe next year we will see ?
     
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    Yeah, I just love watching the commecrcial; I gues it's for a TV; this is Bob; bob's staring at the 4k tv, bob doesn't even like sports....

    So where's all this 4K programming Bob is watching?

    Is there any streaming 4k live sports?
     
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    Boy, I would love to see the Rose Parade in 4k, maybe next year Dish?
     
  8. Bobby

    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    Where do you think Dish will get the 4K feed from. Nobody is supplying one and I really don’t see it happening for many years.
     
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    Do you remember when HGTV did a commercial free HD broadcast of the Rose Parade? This was when HD content was new. So maybe a provider will step up by next year. We can always hope.


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    I just got my LG 4k set 65 inch for Christmas. I still have the HWS, but I get Amazon Prime and a lot of it is in 4k. I am shocked by the quality of the picture. It is so detailed that it looks like 3D almost. I guess my next move will be a Hopper3, so I can get Dish 4k.
     
  11. Bobby

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    There is not a ton of Dish 4K available but there is some there.
     
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    curious... i have the flex pack . is the 4k in the national package geared towards sports?i do not watch sports on tv so i didn’t know if it would be a waste to add it. the only time i watch sports on tv is the olympics.
    thanks for sny info
     
  13. Bobby

    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    I'm going out on a limb here but I'd bet the the next sports we will see in 4K will be the Women's World Cup matches in June.
     
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    That would be heavenly, at least for the Daytona 500, but probably wishful thinking. :(
     
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  15. Jim5506

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    NASCAR starts out on FOX, IIRC, so, we can always hope for Daytona in 4K!!
     
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    Now you're just making things up.
     
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    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    Really? Let’s see, it will be televised on Fox and FS1 just like the Men’s World Cup was and that was televised in 4K. I’d say that was a pretty educated guess.
     
  18. crodrules

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    But to win the bet, there would have to be no other 4K sporting events in the meantime. Even one other 4K game between now and then, and you would lose.
     
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    Sadly, given the state of 4K on Dish, Bobby's thought probably isn't that big of a stretch. :(
     
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    crodrules The Happy Pessimist

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    Well, in the Non-Discussion thread, the longest gap between posts is only about two-and-a-half months. So, Bobby's guess that the next 4K sporting event won't be until about five months from now may be a little off. :)
     

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