After a week and a half, the truck conflict between Dish Network and Fox has come to an end. On Sunday, hours before the start of another NFL season, Dish announced that they had reached a long-term carriage deal with Fox, which included the Fox-owned local broadcast networks, FS1, FS2 and BTN.
Here is the full (short) release.
DISH Network has reached a multi-year transportation agreement with Fox Corporation for its owned and operated local stations, as well as FS1, FS2, BTN, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Deportes.  In a statement, the company said: "We appreciate the patience of our customers as we worked to reach a long-term agreement that restores Fox networks and local broadcasters."
The terms of the agreement were not published.
This agreement applies not only to Dish but also to Dish-owned Sling (except BTN, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Deportes, which will still be unavailable on Sling). It is also important to note that this agreement does not change anything about Fox RSNs (which are no longer owned by Fox, as everyone who joins the sports media world knows).
The truck conflict between Dish and Fox was somewhat ugly from the start. Two Thursdays ago during Thursday night football, Fox loaded up on the dishes with a number of pre-planned commercials and ad slots. Despite the lack of satellite households, the Packers-Eagles matchup wished for a strong night for Fox, although Fox's Week 4 singleheader had a disappointing Sunday (in what will be the lonely Sunday affected by the dispute ).
hit the fans last Thursday when the NFL Network blacked out the Rams-Seahawks game on all vendors (after initially planning to just blackmail it on Dish), meaning there was no way for dishwashing customers to (legally) look at TNF this week.
With an NFL schedule this Sunday highlighted by the Packers-Cowboys, New York Yankees and Houston Astros, everyone wins away from the ALCS (which will be televised on Fox and FS1
As for Dish's other car conflicts, they haven't worn the Sinclair-owned Fox RSNs since July, Colorado's Altitude Sports went dark on September 1, and NBC Sports Chicago got the lights off by Dish 1. October. If you're an NHL or NBA fan, none of that is good news for you, given that these blackouts cover (by my count) 19 NBA teams and 14 NHL teams.