Madame Estate – St.Maarten. St. Maarten Cable TV announced today that it now carries MLB Network on channel 220 in the Basic package. The launch of MLB Network is just in time for the start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season. With the start of the season, MLB Network is preparing for wall-to-wall coverage of Opening Week including live studio coverage every day, 11 live games, the premiere of MLB Network Presents “Mike Trout: Millville to MVP” and the return of the weekly player interview and demonstration show for kids, Play Ball.
Starting this Sunday, April 2 at 7:00 pm (ET) MLB Network will recap the weekend’s two afternoon regular season games and look ahead to Opening Week in a live edition of MLB Tonight. MLB’s 15 hours of live Opening Day coverage begins on Monday April 3 at 9:00 am (ET) with International Talk, cohosted by Chris Rose and Kevin Miller followed by the third season if MLB Central. MLB Network’s live regular season game schedule begins Tuesday, April 4 with the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals.
“We have been in talks with MLB Network since last year and this was one of the channels sports fans have requested. We are thrilled to partner with MLB Network in time for 2017 baseball season,” said Ms. Beulah Jonis, Managing Director of St. Maarten Cable TV.
“We’re excited that St. Maarten Cable TV’s customers can now access MLB Network programing in time for the start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season,” said Rob McGlarry, President of MLB Network. “MLB Network offers comprehensive coverage, access and an insider’s perspective on the sport that has never been seen before. Partnering with St. Maarten Cable TV, which marks our first launch in St. Maarten, helps us expand our reach and accomplish our goal of bringing MLB Network to as many fans as possible.”
About St. Maarten Cable TV:
St. Maarten Cable TV has been providing TV service to the St. Maarten population since October 1987 and offers local programming on the local channel, TV15, as well as regional and international programming on the overall channel line-up. St. Maarten Cable TV also offers high-speed internet over cable, which provides for some of the fastest and most reliable service available anywhere.
About MLB Network:
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the multiple Emmy Award-winning MLB Tonight, the exclusive English-language telecast of the 2017 World Baseball Classic in the U.S., live regular season and Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and analysis. MLB Network debuted on January 1, 2009 and is currently distributed by more than 250 distributors in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean and Latin America. For more information go to www.MLBNetwork.com.
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Beulah Jonis, St. Maarten Cable TV, 721.542.4361
Lorraine D. Fisher, MLB Network, 201.520.2895
Lou Barricelli, MLB Network, 201.272.4396