FOX SPORTS BOLSTERS LINEUP FOR ITS
25TH SEASON OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Schedule Features Exclusive Broadcast of
MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO
MLB All-Star, National League Division and Championship Series,
116th World Series Anchor Network's Coverage
Highly Acclaimed MLB WHIPAROUND Returns on Opening Day
New York - FOX Sports, the leading network in live events, continues to connect fans to Major League Baseball's greatest moments with the release of its most expansive schedule to date. In its 25th consecutive season of coverage, the network offers an impressive lineup featuring the sport's most coveted events.
Deep in the cornfields of Iowa, MLB and FOX Sports bring the 1989 Oscar nominee "Field of Dreams" to life. On Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7:00 PM ET on FOX and FOX Deportes, the Chicago White Sox host the New York Yankees on the Dyersville farm site where the classic film was shot. The network's exclusive presentation of the first-of-its-kind event will also be the first-ever Major League game played in the Hawkeye State.
On Saturday, June 13, FOX Sports returns across the pond to showcase one of baseball's deepest division rivalries with the Mitel & MLB Present London Series 2020. The network's exclusive U.S. broadcast will capture the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals live from London Stadium at 1:00 PM ET on FOX and FOX Deportes.
As home to the league's jewel events, FOX Sports readies for the 2020 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif., as well as the National League Division Series presented by Doosan and National Championship Series airing across FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes. The season culminates with exclusive coverage of the 116th World Series on FOX and FOX Deportes.
FS1 televises a full slate of regular season games, beginning with reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals at Citi Field against the New York Mets on Saturday, March 28 at 4:00 PM ET on FS1 and FOX Deportes. Later that evening, the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the Atlanta Braves from Chase Field at 8:00 PM ET on FS1.
FOX carries regionalized action on nine Saturdays in primetime, beginning Saturday, May 23 with a pair of regionalized telecasts featuring the Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:00 PM ET.
In addition to regular season game telecasts the network returns MLB WHIPAROUND, its nightly in-season baseball-centric studio show, Thursday, March 26 at a special start time of 7:30 PM ET on FS1. MLB WHIPAROUND airs regularly throughout the season at 11:00 PM ET on FS1.
The 2020 MLB schedule for FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes is attached. The remainder of the schedule will be announced as the season progresses. All games are simulcast on the FOX Sports app, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content through iOS and Android devices.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports' digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports' portfolio are FOX's interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, a licensing and commercial relationship with The Stars Group that created the FOX Bet sports betting platform and the FOX Sports Super 6 free-to-play game, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.