TO RECEIVE EDITION
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
PEACOCK WILL BE THE UNIQUE HOME OF THE NEW SUNDAY MORNING MAJOR SHOCK FOOTBALL PACKAGE, PRODUCED BY NBC SPORTS, BEGINS IN MAY
The First Ever Sunday Morning MLB package includes 18 games – with 11:30 am ET start time in the first six weeks, followed by dozens of ET games at noon – at Peacock with NBC sports-produced preliminaries and post-game episodes
Opening game – White Sox vs. Red Sox from Fenway Park at 11:30 ET on May 8 – Special simulation broadcast on NBC; Full MLB on Peacock program released
Every 18 Sundays, Peacock will have an exclusive MLB live broadcast until 1:30 p.m. ET
NBC Sports Continues Historic Baseball Tradition – Includes first television game in 1939, 50 seasons with game of the week package and 39 world series
STAMFORD, Connect. – April 6, 2022 – Peacock will private home for the new baseball game of the week in the Major League on Sunday morning, was announced today. As of May 8, Peacock will be broadcasting live from the NBC Sports baseball game for 18 weeks in a row, with the start time of the first six Sunday games at 11:30 ET and the following 12 Sunday games starting at noon ET. Each game will feature NBC Sports-produced preludes and post-game episodes on Peacock.
The first game (Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox from Fenway Park on May 8 at 11:30 ET) will be broadcast on NBC Radio, while the other 17 games will only be available on Peacock’s premium service (full program below). In addition, Peacock will be the home of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game – with the possibility of a top-flight division – which will be played at Star Week in July at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
On each of the 18 Sundays that Peacock presents a game, he will be on the program as unique home live MLB action until 13:30 ET that daywhen the rest of the day’s program begins.
Peacock will also show classic MLB games, award-winning documentaries from the MLB Film & Video Archive and highlight packages available on demand at the new MLB Center.
“We are excited to announce this long-standing partnership with Major League Baseball, which will only offer Peacock subscribers a one-time premium property for the sport, while continuing NBC Sports’ rich history of NBC Sports,” he said. Pete BevacquaChairman of the Board of NBC Sports.
“Increasing Peacock’s live sports offering for customers is still a priority and we are very excited to partner with MLB to bring a new, private gaming package to Peacock on Sunday morning for baseball fans,” he said. Rick Cordella, Managing Director and Chief Business Officer, Peacock. “We look forward to building on NBC Sports’ long-standing relationship with Major League Baseball and providing streaming customers with private access to Peacock games.
“As consumer habits continue to evolve, it’s important for us to offer new ways for non-cable fans to watch MLB games,” he said. Noah’s Garden, Major League Baseball Manager. “This agreement marks an exciting new chapter in the extensive history of innovation between MLB and NBC Sports in delivering an exciting baseball game to our fans.
The first Major League Baseball television broadcast was in 1939 the Cincinnati Reds-Brooklyn Dodgers duo on W2XBS (the predecessor of WNBC-TV) in New York. NBC Sports was home to the first World Series broadcast in 1947, the first All-Star Game to be broadcast nationally in 1952, and has televised 39 World Series – more than any other network. In addition, from 1957-2000, NBC Sports was home to much of the baseball program, including Game of the Week and Monday night baseball broadcasts, more than 30 All-Star Games and countless moments after the season.
Peacock’s extensive program includes live sports coverage Sunday night football, Olympics, Premier League, Notre Dame football, NTT IndyCar Series and much more. Peacock Originals streaming now includes Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure, Intervention, Picabo, and American Rockstars. Peacock also offers a daily sports program on the NBC Sports channel that streams Peacock Original Brother from another and editions like The Dan Patrick show,Pro Football Talk LiveandThe Rich Iron Show.
Peacock is now available on the Roku platform; Amazon FireTV and Fire tablets; Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; Google Platform and Devices, including Android, Android TV, Chromecast and Chromecast Embedded Devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One device family, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; Samsung smart TVs; VIZIO SmartCast TVs; LG smart TVs; Comcast’s entertainment systems including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV; and Cox’s Contour and Contour Stream Player devices. To learn more about Peacock and how to sign up, visit PeacockTV.com.
2022 MLB on Peacock – Sunday game schedule
|May 8th||11:30 ET||Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox|
|May 15th||11:30 ET||San Diego Padres of the Atlanta Braves|
|May 22nd||11:30 ET||St. Louis Cardinals of the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|May 29||11:30 ET||San Francisco Giants of the Cincinnati Reds|
|June 5th||11:30 ET||Detroit Tigers of New York Yankees|
|June 12||11:30 ET||Oakland Athletics at the Cleveland Guardians|
|June 19||Lunch OG||Philadelphia Phillies at the Washington Nationals|
|June 26||Lunch OG||New York Mets at the Miami Marlins|
|July 3rd||Lunch OG||Kansas City Royals of the Detroit Tigers|
|July 10th||Lunch OG||Los Angeles Angels of the Baltimore Orioles|
|July 17th||Lunch OG||Kansas City Royals at the Toronto Blue Jays|
|July 24th||Lunch OG||Chicago Cubs at the Philadelphia Phillies|
|July 31st||Lunch OG||Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays|
|August 7th||Lunch OG||Houston Astros of the Cleveland Guardians|
|August 14th||Lunch OG||San Diego Padres of the Washington Nationals|
|August 21st||Lunch OG||Chicago White Sox of the Cleveland Guardians|
|August 28th||Lunch OG||Los Angeles Dodgers at the Miami Marlins|
|September 4th||Lunch OG||Toronto Blue Jays of the Pittsburgh Pirates|