The Ultimate Destination for Baseball Fans Will be Added to The New Cable™ in allHD™ – as MLB Network Exclusively Televises the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Layer3 TV announced today it now carries MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone in HD. MLB Network will be included in the allHD™ Platinum package and available to all Layer3 TV subscribers. Layer3 TV subscribers in the Washington, D.C. metro and greater Chicago areas can start tuning in today.
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the multiple Emmy Award-winning MLB Tonight, live regular season and Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and analysis from the best in the business, including Bob Costas, Peter Gammons, Jim Kaat, Al Leiter and Harold Reynolds. MLB Network and Layer3 TV completed its partnership agreement as MLB Network televises exclusive coverage of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The premier international baseball tournament is now in its second round of play, featuring teams from the U.S., Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico and Venezuela before the championship round in Los Angeles from March 20-22.
We’re excited that Layer3 TV’s customers can now access MLB Network programing in time for the World Baseball Classic this month and Opening Day in just a few weeks,” said Rob McGlarry, President of MLB Network. “MLB Network offers comprehensive coverage, access and an insider’s perspective on the sport that has never been seen before. Layer3 TV helps us expand our reach and accomplish our goal of bringing MLB Network to as many fans as possible.
“One of cable’s unique value propositions is the ability for customers to watch live sports,” said Lindsay Gardner, Chief Content Officer of Layer3 TV. “Layer3 TV’s customers who are fans of America’s pastime now have access to the award-winning programming on MLB Network. We are especially proud to showcase the world’s best players during the World Baseball Classic, MLB Network’s extensive coverage of Spring Training, and the highly anticipated start of the 2017 baseball season.”
“Layer3 TV subscribers will also have access to MLB Network Strike Zone available on the Sports & Info tier in allHD™. MLB Network Strike Zone brings fans all the big moments from games across Major League Baseball on Tuesday and Friday nights. The network bring fans to every game, with up-to-the-minute highlights, live look-ins and updates, live and in HD.
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About MLB Network
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the multiple Emmy Award-winning MLB Tonight, the exclusive English-language telecast of the 2017 World Baseball Classic in the U.S., live regular season and Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and analysis. MLB Network debuted on January 1, 2009 in a record-setting 50 million homes, is currently distributed by more than 250 distributors in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean and Latin America. For more information go to: MLBNetwork.com.