Seen on Screen: MLB Network Readies For Spring Training; Katie Nolan Lands Show on Fox Sports 1
With pitchers and catchers reporting this week, MLB Network is set to extensively cover Spring Training with more than 200 Spring Training games and the return of 30 Clubs in 30 Days.
MLB Network will air live baseball every day from Tuesday, March 3 through Saturday, April 4, with each club featured in at least one live game, beginning with the Pittsburgh Pirates visiting the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Every MLB club will be put in the spotlight during the return of 30 Clubs in 30 Days beginning with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. ET as part of MLB Tonight. MLB Network analysts Eric Byrnes, Sean Casey, Al Leiter, Joe Magrane, Dan Plesac and Harold Reynolds will travel to each camp to provide analysis and predictions on the coming season, and conduct interviews and on-field demonstrations with players, managers and coaches from each club. The complete on-air schedule for 30 Clubs in 30 Days is available here. MLB Network will keep fans updated through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by posting photos, videos, quotes and information from its Spring Training coverage.
Extended content captured during 30 Clubs in 30 Days will be made available through video on demand with distributors nationwide including AT&T U-verse, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox, and Verizon FiOS, as well as at MLBNetwork.com. Each Spring Training game aired on MLB Network will be a carriage of local telecasts, including local announcers, and blacked out in each club’s home market unless otherwise noted….
… Katie Nolan, host of NO FILTER on FOXSports.com and breakout star of former FOX Sports 1 show CROWD GOES WILD, returns to television with a new weekly show, GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN, premiering Sunday, March 15 (9:30-10:00 PM ET). The same-day taped show airs Sunday nights on FOX Sports 1, following the network’s Major League Soccer Match of the Week.
GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN follows in the footsteps of Nolan’s popular online series NO FILTER, which presents topical sports stories with a megabyte of wit, a dash of sarcasm and sharp dose of comedy. GARBAGE TIME, with its loose, intimate format, also features a rotating group of guest commentators, celebrity guests and field segments, where Nolan ventures outside her tiny studio to take a closer look at the rough-around-the-edges qualities that make sports so special…
… NESN, the official home of the Boston Red Sox, will deliver 45 consecutive days of live Boston Red Sox Spring Training coverage by originating over 140 shows from Fort Myers, Florida. NESN’s coverage will be highlighted by 12 Grapefruit League games and daily reports in all 8 hours of NESN’s daily sports news programs from JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. NESN’s unparalleled coverage begins on Thursday, February 19 at 5:30 pm on NESN Live and also includes 11 consecutive days of Red Sox from Fort Myers presented by Jordan’s Furniture beginning on February 20 at 6:00 pm…
… Pac-12 Now for Android is launching support for Chromecast, giving fans yet another way to watch Pac-12 Networks on the big screen.
The Pac-12 Now App gives fans who subscribe to Pac-12 Networks through a participating TV Provider streaming access to live content 24/7. It also provides free access to thousands of videos on demand, including features and highlights across all Pac-12 sports. Android users can now extend the viewership of all that programming to Chromecast devices (iOS support is coming soon).
Chromecast offers fans a new, easy way to watch any video from the Pac-12 Now App on their home TV screens. To start streaming, users simply plug Chromecast into their TV, connect it to the same WiFi network as their mobile device running the latest version of Pac-12 Now, then press the “cast” icon to cast live content and videos from the Pac-12 Now app to their TV…
… Fusion and ESPN Radio announced today an agreement in principle for Fusion to present a live simulcast of ESPN Radio’s The Dan Le Batard Show beginning this spring. The three-hour broadcast will bolster Fusion’s live programming on weekday afternoons from 4 – 7 p.m. ET.