Barstool launches exclusive Sling TV channel

Controversial media brand's linear channel to feature new live content.

6 September 2021 Rory Jones
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  • College Football Show, Pardon My Take and One Bite Pizza Reviews will all air on Sling
  • Barstool content to be available to users on US streaming service’s free tier

US subscription streaming service Sling TV has launched an exclusive Barstool Sports linear channel featuring a range of content from the Penn National-owned media brand.

The channel will offer a range of Barstool’s live and on-demand content, such as the College Football Show, Pro Football Show and Brandon Walker College Football Show.

Other popular shows such as David Portnoy’s One Bite Pizza Reviews and former baseball star David Ortiz’s Call Him Papi show are also on the content offering.

The content will all be available for Sling TV subscribers, as well as Sling Free users.

Sling will also sponsor the Barstool College Football Show when it airs live on the streaming service before select National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) matches including Washington at Michigan, Wisconsin at Notre Dame, Notre Dame at Virginia Tech, Ohio State at Indiana, and Army v Navy at MetLife Stadium.

“Having our own channel on Sling is another way for Barstool to continue to move the goal post and break barriers in broadcast and streaming”, said Erika Nardini, chief executive of Barstool Sports.

“We are ready to bring both Barstool and Sling’s engaged audiences our content and personalities in time for the college & pro football seasons and much more.”

Michael Schwimmer, Sling TV president, added: “We’re confident that Barstool’s incredibly engaged and loyal audience will embrace the Sling experience, where we continually push the boundaries in streaming live and on-demand TV.”

Sling has launched an exclusive Barstool Sports linear channel, featuring a range of content from Penn National-owned media brand.