FOX Sports Kansas City is in its ninth season (2016) as the exclusive television home of Royals baseball. FOX Sports Kansas City delivers an expansive Royals television schedule, including approximately 150 regular-season games, Royals Live pregame and postgame shows, and an all time high 10 Spring Training games, as well as extensive coverage at FOXSportsKansasCity.com. All games are produced in High Definition. FOX Sports' Royals telecasts are available in Kansas City, Kansas, western and central Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Arkansas and Oklahoma. We've assembled the information below to help fans find the Royals on television. To find out more about the availability of Royals baseball in your area, e-mail Midwest@foxsports.net.
Royals games are found on cable TV on FOX Sports Kansas City/FOX Sports Midwest. In the immediate Kansas City area, FOX Sports Kansas City is found on Time Warner (channel 59 or 318/HD 318), Comcast (48 in Independence, Mo.; 73 in Olathe, Kan.; HD 201), Consolidated (channel 30/HD 649), Google Fiber (channel 205/HD 205) and more.
Royals games on FOX Sports Kansas City are available within the MLB-designated Royals television territory on DirecTV, Dish Network and AT&T U-verse. On DirecTV, Royals games air on channel 671-5/HD 671-5. On AT&T U-verse, Royals games air on channel 750/HD 1750. On Dish Network, Royals games air in SD and HD on a sports alternate channel between 440 and 453 (or Hopper 412 with varying suffix).
All of FOX Sports' Royals telecasts are available to fans in mid-Missouri and Iowa. Approximately 35 games will air on the primary FOX Sports Midwest channel on cable. The remaining games air on cable on an alternate channel, which in many areas is labeled FOX Sports Midwest Plus (Cable America-St. Robert 58; Cable One-Joplin 78; Cable One-Kirksville 3; Cable One-Iowa 9; Centurylink 749 (HD 749); Charter 75 or 212 (HD 826); Mediacom-Columbia/Springfield 126; Mediacom-Iowa 34; Muscatine Power & Water 27; New Wave-various Missouri cities 80; Suddenlink-Boonville 59; Suddenlink-Branson 18; Suddenlink-Carthage; and Suddenlink-Monett 2; Suddenlink-Neosho 61.). St. Louis Cardinals telecasts are also available in mid-Missouri and Iowa.
Royals telecasts are available in Arkansas and Oklahoma. On Cox in Arkansas and Oklahoma, nearly every Royals telecast is available, on the following channels: Arkansas channels 78/HD 2078; Oklahoma City channel 77; Tulsa channels 334/HD 1334). On many other cable providers in Arkansas and Oklahoma, fans can watch select Royals games on an alternate channel, which in some areas is labeled FOX Sports Southwest Plus (Click here for the schedule). On DirecTV (channel 671-5) and Dish Network (sports alternate channel 444-453 or Hopper 412), fans in Arkansas and Oklahoma can watch all games televised by FOX Sports Kansas City by subscribing to the SportsPack on DirecTV or the Multi-Sport package on Dish. On AT&T U-verse (channels 750 and 1750), fans in Arkansas and Oklahoma can watch all games televised by FOX Sports Kansas City by subscribing to the HD Premium Tier.
Select Royals telecasts will air on FOX, ESPN and FS1 (FOX Sports 1) as part of MLB's national television packages.
Major League Baseball designates geographic territories to which each team can show its regionally-televised games. The areas listed above are within the Royals TV territory. Royals fans outside of the Royals TV territory may wish to view games via the MLB Extra Innings out-of-market package or via MLB.TV. Click here for more information including blackout rules.