CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 120 Sports, today, announced the launch of its multi-sport content on Apple TV, offering sports fans a premier way to enjoy its live sports programming for free. The digital-only broadcast network offers 76 hours of live content, plus more than 1,200 on-demand video clips, each week. The network is the ultimate destination for up-to-the-moment expert commentary on all trending sports topics. The extensive lineup of daily programming for all sports fans includes:
- 8 hours of live evening coverage, seven days a week.
- A live morning show, the 120 Morning Run, from 8-10 a.m. ET Monday through Friday.
- Two-hour live program dedicated to all things football, the 120 Football Fix, from 12-2 p.m. ET.
- Library of always accessible on-demand sports video.
With 120 Sports on Apple TV, users have access to live and on-demand content through two great options, the Catch-Up and Timeline modes. Through Catch-Up, users can view a constantly-curated stream of the best videos on the top trending sports topics. Timeline mode allows users to watch the live 120 Sports stream, as well as all videos produced throughout the day in reverse chronological order.
"With this latest launch, we are happy to provide our fans with a new platform to experience 120 Sports," said 120 Sports president Jason Coyle. "We will continue to explore even more ways to deliver up-to-the-minute sports news to our current fans and new audiences, when and where they want it."
Named 120 Sports for its concept of offering original sports broadcast production in a newly conceptualized two-minute format, the network's daily live broadcast includes hosted programming delivering timely narratives of the stories across every sport, featuring breaking news, video highlights and live look-ins, all integrated with social conversation and expert analysis. Content and media partners include Time Inc. /Sports Illustrated, Silver Chalice, MLB.com, NHL, PGA TOUR, NBA, NASCAR and leading collegiate conferences via Campus Insiders.
120 Sports originally launched in June 2014 with an app for iPhone, iPad and other platforms. During its first seven months, the app has won numerous industry awards, including App Store's Best of 2014, being named a Top U.S. iPhone and iPad app.
About 120 Sports:
120 Sports is a first-of-its-kind network partnership involving multiple leagues and media properties created for the digital generation and the devices it uses most. In 120 Sports, today's fans have access to unauthenticated video programming through a new platform built to intuitively integrate video and data in ways they haven't experienced before. Equity partners in 120 Sports include Time Inc. /Sports Illustrated, MLBAM, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, Campus Insiders and Silver Chalice.
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