TV Replay

What is a TV Replay?

When a scheduled show – most often a sporting event – is played again on the same network (sometimes on an additional channel) after it has concluded so you can catch up with it if you weren’t home when it first aired. It can also be implemented via streaming, accessed from the electronic program guide (EPG) for a limited time after airing (usually hours). Examples of popular sporting events that have been available on replay include key matches of the AFL free to air, the always popular NRL State of Origin series, much anticipated Bathurst 1000 V8 race and the prestigious US Open tennis championship.

This differs from on-demand streaming, where a program (usually TV episodes or movies) are made available for instant access over an extended period of time. The availability of Replay will often be subject to licensing agreements with the provider, and more often than not it is a function of a pay TV service that has exclusive rights such as replays on Main Event.

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  1. Verney Diamantes April 10, 2016 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Hi,
    Can you tell me when the Sydney Swans GWS game, played on 9th April will be replayed on Fox Footy.Otherwise, how can I get a replay of this game?
    Thank you

    • Anthony Horan April 11, 2016 at 5:10 pm - Reply

      Hi Verney,

      Fox Footy has a replay scheduled for 4am Wednesday morning (April 13th), so be sure to set your iQ box to record it for you!

  2. Tegan Hunter May 1, 2016 at 12:22 pm - Reply

    Hi can you please tell me when Round 6 Cats vs Suns will be available On Demand to watch on fox footy?

    • Anthony Horan May 2, 2016 at 1:36 pm - Reply

      As far as I’m aware there’s no on-demand playback for Fox Footy, but a replay of the game runs tomorrow at 10am, and again on Thursday night/Friday morning at midnight, so you could set your iQ to record it for you!

      On-demand video of all the games is available via the AFL Live smartphone/tablet app, though that does require a separate subscription (it’s free if you’re a Telstra Mobile customer).

  3. Sandy July 18, 2016 at 5:11 pm - Reply

    Can you please tell me if the Crows Collingwood game (July 16th) will be replayed this week? Thank you

    • Anthony Horan July 19, 2016 at 1:10 pm - Reply

      Yes, it’s replayed on Fox Footy at 4am tomorrow morning (July 20th). As always, set that iQ if you prefer sleep! 😉

  4. Molly July 24, 2016 at 10:51 pm - Reply

    Can you please let me know when the St Kilda Bulldogs game on Sat 23 July will be replayed? Thanks.

    • Anthony Horan July 25, 2016 at 12:53 pm - Reply

      Hi Molly,

      That game’s getting replayed on Fox Footy at 11.30pm tomorrow night (Tuesday 26th July)!

  5. Susan July 31, 2016 at 8:12 am - Reply

    Can you please tell me the times when afl, crows verses essendon will be replayed.

    • Anthony Horan August 1, 2016 at 6:41 pm - Reply

      That’s replayed this Wednesday (August 3rd) at 2pm on Fox Footy!

  6. Bev Priestley August 27, 2016 at 10:45 am - Reply

    Hi, can you tell me when the game between the broncos verses storm played on the 26th. Of august will be replayed. Thanks

    • Anthony Horan August 30, 2016 at 11:20 am - Reply

      It’s replayed at 2am tomorrow morning (Wednesday 31st August) on Fox Sports 1!

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