MLB Network launched on January 1, 2009 in a record-setting 50 million homes.
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the
multiple Emmy Award-winning "MLB Tonight," live regular season and
Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and
analysis from the best in the business, including Bob Costas, Peter Gammons,
Jim Kaat, Al Leiter and Harold Reynolds.
MLB Network is located at One MLB Network Plaza, Secaucus, N.J., 07094.
Named to honor Babe Ruth, Studio 3 is the primary home of the MLB Network's
signature live nightly studio show "MLB Tonight," along with
"The Rundown," "MLB Now," "Quick Pitch,"
and "Clubhouse Confidential". Measuring 5,600 square feet, Studio 3
features 62 video displays, including a 30x7-foot rear projection screen,
108" and 103" monitors.
The studio features a desk that can rotate to various stations and includes
six distinct broadcast areas, including a social media hub, stat center, and
interview area. The ceiling is ringed by backlit logos of all 30 MLB teams
and the entire studio features lighting that can be altered to give it the
feel of day or night.
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Named to honor Jackie Robinson, Studio 42 measures 9,600 square feet, and is
home of the interview series "Studio 42 with Bob Costas," as well as
"Intentional Talk" and "Diamond Demo" segments. Since 2009,
Studio 42 has hosted the MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Studio 42 is designed to be a replica baseball field, featuring a half-scale infield
made of field turf and a pitcher's mound 30 feet from home plate that can be moved
back for more realistic demonstrations. The studio also features a replica outfield
wall, with padding, brick designs and an out-of-town scoreboard modeled after the
scoreboard at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, which will be updated in real-time.
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Named after the letter baseball fans use to indicate a strikeout, Studio K is the
home of MLB Network's live morning show, Hot Stove.
The studio uses three robotic cameras, with the ability to dolly, elevate, pan left
and right, tilt up and down, zoom and focus all through an operator in the control
The studio also features green lighting technology, including having all 70 lighting
fixtures operated from two standard household circuits.
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MLB Network launched on January 1, 2009 at 6 p.m. EST with the debut episode of Hot Stove,
followed by the original broadcast of Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series.
MLB Network's live game coverage includes approximately 150 regular season games, two
exclusive League Division Series game telecasts, more than 150 Spring Training games,
and other special event game telecasts.
MLB Tonight™ airs year-round, including seven days per week during the regular season
with live look-ins at games in progress, news, interviews, highlights and analysis.
MLB Network is broadly distributed across cable, telco and satellite systems on expanded
digital basic cable or the equivalent. MLB Network is availble on major systems including
Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, Time Warner, Charter, Cablevision, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse and