Press Release #166 (7/17/13)
For immediate release
MLB EXTRA INNINGSSM ON DIGITAL CABLE HALF SEASON PACKAGE BEGINS JULY 19th WITH FREE PREVIEW
Fans Can Check Out the Major League Baseball Out-Of-Market Sports Package on Digital Cable Free For a Full Week
New York, July 15, 2013 - Fierce competition reigns as baseball teams enter the second half of the 2013 season. Major League Baseball and cable systems around the country offer fans a week-long free preview of the MLB EXTRA INNINGSSM package on digital cable, distributed nationally by iN DEMAND. Starting right after the All-Star break, the free preview will run for a full week, from July 19-25. With up to 80 out-of-market games each week through the end of the regular season, the Half-Season Offer is a great value at $139 SRP*, a $60 savings off the regular season rate.
The half-season package, which can be ordered starting July 15, enables fans to catch every game from around the league until the end of the regular season on September 29.
iN DEMAND distributes the MLB EXTRA INNINGS package to cable, telco and other video providers, including: Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, Cablevision Systems, RCN, Midcontinent, Service Electric Cable TV, MetroCast Communications and many other independent affiliates serving avid fans across the nation.
During the free preview, viewers can also check out a number of enhancements that are part of the package: DUAL FEEDS: iN DEMAND delivers both the home and visiting team broadcasts of the same game whenever possible, so that fans can choose which telecast they want to watch.
MULTI-SCREEN MOSAIC: Fans can preview which games are currently playing with this popular rotating mosaic of multiple screens that shows all the available live action, along with scores, inning and channel location. It can be found on the last channel of the MLB EXTRA INNINGS lineup.
HD: Many games are provided in HDTV as well, but carriage varies by system.
More information about MLB EXTRA INNINGS is available at www.getbaseball.com, where baseball fans can enter their zip codes to find the package channel locations on their systems and the current schedule.
Residential customers or commercial establishments can order by calling 1-888-SPORTS-iN or their local video provider directly.
*Suggested Retail Price. Prices may vary by system.
About iN DEMAND iN DEMAND L.L.C. is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting transactional entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates, acquires and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video On Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms. It also supplies marketing support, production services and transport for the industry. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company's VOD products include first-run and library movies, plus subscription movie and entertainment services. Content is delivered in SD, HD and 3D. iN DEMAND's owners are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Further information about the company can be found at business.indemand.com.
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