these companies are unlikely to just let people pick which channels they want.
They have many channels under their umbrella and they sell them as a package deal. Sling is probably the closest thing to a la carte, and they even market it that way, but it still isn’t really a la carte. You can’t choose Fox Sports 1 and ESPN without getting their highest package on Sling. These companies (Fox, Disney, Universal, etc) are looking to make the most money possible. They’re gonna make you pay more and bundle their products together.