Apple and Major League Baseball offer “Friday Night Baseball”
Fans can tune in to two games on Friday nights during the regular season, available only on Apple TV+
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced “Friday Night Baseball,” a weekly double-header with live pre-game and post-game shows that will be available to fans in eight countries exclusively on Apple. TV+ from the start of the regular season.
In addition to “Friday Night Baseball,” fans in the United States will be able to enjoy “MLB Big Inning,” a live show featuring highlights and insights airing every weeknight during the regular season. Baseball fans in the United States and Canada will also have access to a new 24/7 live stream featuring MLB game replays, news and analysis, highlights, classic games and more, plus a full lineup of on-demand programming, including highlights and MLB-themed original content.
Fans will be able to watch marquee matches on Friday nights, without local streaming restrictions, on all devices where Apple TV+ can be found, including the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV 4K and HD, and on TV. apple.com, as well as select smart TVs, game consoles and cable boxes. “Friday Night Baseball” will be available on Apple TV+ — and, for a limited time, subscription-free.
“Like all baseball fans, we can’t wait for the season to open,” said Peter Stern, Apple’s vice president of services. “Baseball holds a special place in the hearts of so many Apple customers, not just in the United States, but in many countries around the world. We are proud to make Apple TV+ the home of great baseball moments throughout throughout the season.
“Apple is the perfect partner to bring ‘Friday Night Baseball’ to fans around the world,” said Noah Garden, chief revenue officer of MLB. “From milestones such as the launch of At Bat on the first day of the App Store in 2008 to the integration of Apple technology into ballparks across the country, this robust new gaming package is the next perfect collaboration in our long history of bringing innovative, quality content to our fans.With national availability and international reach, MLB on Apple TV+ offers an exciting new platform for fans that allows a wider audience to connect. connect to the game.”
“Friday Night Baseball” will be available on Apple TV+ in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom, and will expand to other countries later.
Apple and MLB will also provide enhanced league and team coverage so fans can easily follow the league or their favorite teams in Apple News, with the ability to watch highlights directly in the News app.
About Apple TV+
Apple TV+, the first all-original video subscription service and home of today’s most imaginative storytellers, delivers an award-winning and inspiring lineup of original series, movies and soon to be sports, starting with “Friday Night Baseball”. Subscribers can watch Apple TV+ Originals online and offline — and on demand — on the Apple TV app, which comes preinstalled on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, and Mac, as well as online at tv.apple .com. The Apple TV app is also available on select smart TVs, including Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sony, TCL, VIZIO and others; Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices; PlayStation and Xbox game consoles; Chromecast with Google TV; and set-top boxes including Sky Q, SK Broadband and Comcast Xfinity. More information is available at apple.com/apple-tv-app.
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