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INTERVIEW | Fox Footy boss celebrates the arrival of 4K coverage for every match of the 2023 AFL Season

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In a big win for viewers ahead of the new season launch, Fox Footy has confirmed every game of every round throughout the 2023 AFL season will be made available in 4K Ultra HD to Foxtel customers, for the first time.

The dramatically increased output of 4K Ultra HD coverage includes all games produced by the Seven Network. Footy fans can find the 4K coverage by switching to channel 592 on their compatible Foxtel IQ set-top-boxes.

This season is shaping to be the biggest ever on Fox Footy off the back of a landmark seven-year AFL rights deal from 2025, announced last September, while audiences were up 19% YoY on Foxtel and Kayo Sports with streaming up a staggering 37% alone.

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TV Blackbox contributor Nikole Gunn interviews Fox Footy General Manager, Michael Neill. Listen in the player below:

In other news, after a highly anticipated debut year on Fox Footy, Collingwood legend Nathan Buckley returns bigger and better than ever – set to join On the Couch to unpack all the major storylines and talking points alongside Garry Lyon and Jonathan Brown.

Meanwhile newly appointed GWS Giants captain Toby Greene has been recruited to the AFL 360 desk alongside Gerard Whateley and Mark Robinson as a rotating guest panellist for Player’s Night on Tuesday’s – along with the likes of Jack RiewoldtChristian PetraccaTom HawkinsLachie NealeTravis Boak and more.

Fox Footy will also hit the road in 2023, taking production in Round 5 to Adelaide for the inaugural Gather Round which will see more than 30 hours of live shows and match coverage broadcast from the City of Churches.

FOX FOOTY WEEKLY SCHEDULE FOX FOOTY, channel 504 and 592 on Foxtel   


AFL Tonight 6pm

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On The Couch at 6.30pm

AFL 360 at 7.30pm


AFL Tonight 7pm

AFL 360 7.30pm


AFL Tonight 7pm

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AFL 360 7.30pm


Thursday Night Footy on Fox (game)


AFL Tonight 7pm

Friday Night Footy on Fox (game)

Fox Footy Live (after the footy)


Super Saturday (games)

Best On Ground (after the footy)


Sunday Ticket (games)

Bounce (after the footy)

First Crack (after Bounce)

Catch every game of every round live and ad-break free during play on Fox Footy, available on Foxtel and Kayo Sports.

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