Sling TV Launches MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone as 2019 Regular MLB Season Kicks Off
- Highly-requested channels with more than 150 regular season MLB games now available in "Sports Extra" add-on for "Sling Orange" and/or "Sling Blue" customers
- Sports Extra remains at $5/month for Sling Orange subscribers or $10/month for Sling Blue subscribers
- Channels bring popular MLB shows "MLB Tonight," "Quick Pitch" to Sling TV; offer analysis, highlights, insights and more
28 Mar, 2019, 11:38 ET
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sling TV today launched MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone, bringing more than 150 regular season MLB games in addition to original programming, highlights and analysis to the live streaming service, just in time for Opening Day. Both channels are now included in Sling TV's "Sports Extra" add-on service, which remains $5/month to "Sling Orange" customers and $10/month to "Sling Blue" customers.
"With MLB season finally upon us, we are thrilled to give customers even more choices with the launch of MLB Network and Strike Zone in our Sports Extra add-on," said Dana McLeod, vice president of programming at Sling TV. "MLB Network and Strike Zone offer programming that die-hard baseball fans live for and bring highly-requested content to Sling customers not only during baseball season but also during spring training, postseason and beyond."
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, offering live regular season and postseason game telecasts, highlights, insights and analysis. It features original shows like "MLB Tonight," a news program which airs seven days per week during the regular season, and "Quick Pitch," a lightning-fast, one-hour show that recaps baseball from the previous day and highlights upcoming matchups.
MLB Network Strike Zone
MLB Network Strike Zone includes commercial-free, up-to-the-minute MLB highlights, updates and more when live game telecasts air on MLB Network Tuesday and Friday nights. The channel also features the most updated scores, standings and stats throughout each night during MLB season.
Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue customers can access MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone by adding Sports Extra to their base service(s). Sling Orange customers can also access MLB games on channels like ESPN, ESPN2 and TBS, and Sling Blue customers can access games on channels like Fox Sports 1, FOX (select markets), TBS and Regional Sports Networks (select markets).
About Sling TV
Sling TV L.L.C. provides over-the-top television services, including general market, Latino and International live and on-demand programming. Sling TV is America's number one live TV streaming service, based on the number of subscribers publicly reported as of Feb. 13, 2019. It is available on smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Sling TV offers two domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 150 channels and programming content from Disney/ESPN (Sling Orange/single-stream only), Fox (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NBC (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NFL Network (Sling Blue/multi-stream), AMC, A&E, AXS, Discovery, Scripps, Turner, Viacom, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, GSN, Hallmark, SHOWTIME, STARZ and EPIX . On select devices, Sling TV offers returning customers access to free content, à la carte channels and services, plus transactional live events and movies on-demand, without requiring a base subscription. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language services and packages tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. Sling TV provides more than 640 channels in 22 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Visit www.sling.com.
SOURCE Sling TV L.L.C.
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