Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket are American local games systems claimed by Fox Cable Networks, a unit of the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, and work as Fox Sports Networks members. The channels communicate provincial inclusion of expert and university sports occasions in California, concentrating essentially on pro athletics groups situated in the Greater Los Angeles region. Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket keep up general workplaces and studios based at the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
In 2012, Fox Sports West and free station KCAL-TV (station 9) lost the TV rights to the Lakers to Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, two new local games systems set up because of a 20-year assertion between the group and the linked supplier, which started with the 2012-13 season. The systems likewise obtained the rights to air WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks and MLS’s Los Angeles Galaxy diversions. Time Warner Cable was later procured by Charter Communications on May 18, 2016, which rebranded as Spectrum SportsNet and Spectrum Deportes.
Fox Sports West’s arrangement with the Los Angeles Dodgers, whose diversions disclosed by means of sister organize Prime Ticket, terminated toward the finish of the 2013 MLB season. On June 20, 2011, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig rejected a proposed contract augmentation between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Prime Ticket, referring to worries that the arrangement was organized in a way that the greater part of the returns would wind up being allocated to ambushed Dodgers proprietor Frank McCourt and not the group’s operations. Both Fox Sports West and the Dodgers were engaged with isolated claims over the group’s communicated rights and the offer of the club. On January 10, 2012, Fox and the Dodgers achieved a settlement in court, making room for the offer of the team. Fox’s select arranging period with the Dodgers lapsed on November 30, 2012 – leaving the group open to contending offers.