Bally Sports San Diego (BSSD) - Padres Channel

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Bally Sports San Diego is a regional sports network owned as a joint venture between the San Diego Padres and Diamond Sports Group, which is owned by conservative and controversial broadcasting giant Sinclair.

If you are looking to watch Padres games on TV, the channel you need to know is Bally Sports San Diego (formerly called Fox Sports San Diego). That’s the channel where the most San Diego Padres games are televised.

Who Carries Bally Sports San Diego

AT&T Uverse, Cox, DirecTV, Dish Network, Spectrum, and Fubo TV.

What Channel is Bally Sports San Diego

Bally Sports San Diego (BSSD) can be found at the same channel number the old Fox Sports San Diego occupied in your lineup. To get Bally Sports San Diego, you need to subscribe to the following Cable and Satellite provider at the channels listed:
  • AT&T U-verse: 776 & 1776 (HD)
  • Cox Communications: 56 & 1056 (HD), and in Spanish 68 & 406
  • DirecTV: 694
  • Dish Network: 439
  • Spectrum (San Diego): 61 & 322
  • Spectrum (El Centro): 20 & 322

How To Stream Bally Sports San Diego

Looking to cut the cord and stream Padres games? You’ll want to know which streaming service carries Bally Sports San Diego. You have many streaming options but in 2023, fuboTV appears to offer the best balance of streaming quality, value and coverage. Give it a taste yourself with a free 7-day trial.

Does YouTube TV carry Bally Sports San Diego? No Bally Sports is not available on YouTube TV in 2023.

Bally Sports Plus

Bally Sports+ is their brand new streaming service offering direct access to some of the channel’s programming without requiring cable or satellite contracts. But be aware the Bally Sports+ service does not offer San Diego Padres games. Currently only a few regions offer live MLB games on the Bally Sports+ app. Their list of teams is growing and this may be an option in the future.

The only way to stream Bally Sports San Diego is if you have a traditional paid service package through Cox Communications, DirecTV, Spectrum, etc.

Bally Sports App

With the Bally Sports App (formerly Fox Sports Go app), you can access the streaming content by logging in with your cable / satellite credentials. The app is available for download on Android and Apple devices.

Bally Sports Looming Bankruptcy

In a developing situation ahead of the 2023 season, Diamond Sports Group is expected to file for bankruptcy this month, potentially affecting the Padres’ broadcast agreement. The group says broadcasts will not be affected. But the San Diego Padres are owed approximately $50 million from their agreement, and that is a lot of Dippin Dots. MLB has said that if Diamond does not pay, the contracts will be terminated and MLB will take over broadcast production. What form that takes is anyone’s guess, but broadcasts could shift to with reduced blackout restrictions. Bally Sports San Diego

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