Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA FAQs
What is Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA?
Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA (“SportsNet LA”) is a new 24/7 high-definition regional sports network that launched on February 25, 2014 that is exclusively dedicated to the Los Angeles Dodgers. It brings fans more than 140 live regular season games – plus every Spring Training game - extensive team coverage and behind-the-scenes access to the Dodgers unlike anything they have seen before.
Do I have to subscribe to Time Warner Cable to watch this network? No. SportsNet LA is available to all cable, satellite and telco providers and negotiations to carry the networks are ongoing but have not yet concluded. What do I do to make sure my provider carries SportsNet LA?
To let your provider know you want SportsNet LA, you can call them at 844 I NEED MY, contact them via www.ineedmydodgers.com or call them directly. Your voice is important, so make sure you let your provider know you don’t want to miss Dodgers games and programming on SportsNet LA.
What television providers carry SportsNet LA?
Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Champion Broadband all carry SportsNet LA and we are in negotiations with all other providers. We are actively seeking distribution with providers in the Dodgers territory (DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse, Cox, Verizon FiOS, Charter, Comcast, DISH, etc.).
On what channel number can I watch SportsNet LA on Time Warner Cable?
SportsNet LA will be available to Time Warner Cable customers in the Los Angeles area with Standard TV or above in high definition (HD) on channel 319 and in standard definition (SD) on digital channel 249.
On what channel number can I watch SportsNet LA on Bright House Networks?
SportsNet LA will be available to Bright House Networks Standard customers in Bakersfield on channels 21 and 107 in Standard Definition and channel 1107 in High Definition.
On what channel number can I watch SportsNet LA on Champion Broadband?
SportsNet LA will be available to Champion Broadband customers on channel 136 and 620 (HD).
Where is SportsNet LA available?
SportsNet LA is available in all areas Dodgers fans could previously watch games (subject to agreements with local providers). That area stretches from Fresno County to the north to Orange County and Imperial County to the south. It also includes Hawaii and Clark County, NV. A full list of CA counties that can receive the networks is as follows: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura.
How many Dodgers games will air on SportsNet LA?
SportsNet LA will televise more than 140 live regular season games as well as EVERY Spring Training game (with the exception of split squads) in its inaugural season. All of SportsNet LA’s Dodgers regular season telecasts will be wrapped with in-depth pre- and post-game shows.
What programming will fans see on SportsNet LA?
SportsNet LA super-serves fans by providing an unprecedented amount of comprehensive, in-depth Dodgers programming. It features thousands of hours of exclusive content delivering an immersive experience, taking fans deep inside and behind-the-scenes of the Dodger organization. SportsNet LA’s signature programming includes “Access SportsNet: Dodgers,” a live, nightly studio show, “Backstage: Dodgers,” a weekly documentary series that chronicles the Dodgers’ season from start to finish, “Leadoff LA,” a pre-game show featuring in-depth analysis and fan contributions via social media, the weekly show “Dodgers Clubhouse,” the in-depth interview series “Connected With…,” classic games on “Timeless Dodgers,” hour-long “Dodgermentary” biographies, the “Talkin’ Blue” roundtable show, the “Larry King At Bat” series and much more.
Will a select amount of Dodgers games air on KCAL or another over-the-air affiliate?
All Dodgers games will air exclusively on SportsNet LA, excluding a small number of games that are selected by MLB’s national broadcast partners. We felt it was important for Dodgers fans to have an immersive, in-depth and consistent, go-to TV home for their team.
Where do I go for more information?
How do I watch Dodger games on TV in Spanish?
Time Warner Cable customers can watch live Spanish-language Dodger game telecasts in high definition on channel 382 in Los Angeles, 324 in the Desert Cities and 664 in Barstow. More information about SportsNet LA’s Spanish-language games and standard definition channel numbers, visit the “ESPAÑOL” tab on www.sportsnetla.com. SportsNet LA’s Spanish-language telecasts are available to all satellite, cable and telco multichannel providers, subject to agreements with each provider.
I have Time Warner Cable, but I live outside of the Dodgers local broadcast territory. Can I still watch SportsNet LA?
SportsNet LA is available to the majority of Time Warner Cable Sports Pass customers outside of Southern California and Hawaii. In accordance with Major League Baseball’s (MLB) broadcast territory rules, live games and some other network programming will be blacked out, as was the case with the teams’ previous TV broadcast partner stations.