A NEW SEASON OF MLS DIRECT KICK PREMIERES ON MARCH 6, 2016 WITH MORE THAN 240 GAMES ON DIGITAL CABLE
Free Preview Runs from March 6-15
NEW YORK – March 4 – Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off a new action-packed season beginning on March 6, 2016. The MLS Direct Kick package on digital cable delivers more than 240 out-of-market regular season MLS games from all teams in the league. Soccer fans are treated to a week-long free preview, from March 6 through 15. Digital cable subscribers nationwide will be able to get the full MLS Direct Kick 2016 season for only $89 (SRP*).
This is Major League Soccer’s 21st season, with 20 teams competing for the coveted MLS Cup. Distributor iN DEMAND supplies many games in high definition (HD availability varies by system). The package will include pre- and post-shows for select games, delivered from regional sports networks. For more information or to find out how to locate the package on their cable systems, consumers can log on to MLS Direct Kick info, or call 1-888-SPORTS-iN.
Among the cable MSOs** offering the package distributed by iN DEMAND this year are: Comcast (Xfinity), Time Warner Cable, Cablevision (Optimum), Cox Communications, Bright House Networks and Verizon FiOS, plus other affiliates around the country.
Commercial establishments can access the cable package for only $100 for the season. More information is available by calling 1-888-SPORTS-iN.
Consumers can also find more information about the broadcast season at www.MLSsoccer.com. All MLS Direct Kick package telecasts are subject to change.
*Suggested Retail Price.
**Package offering may differ by provider.
ABOUT iN DEMAND
iN DEMAND L.L.C. is a 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 content 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 www.indemand.com
ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Headquartered in New York City, Major League Soccer features 20 clubs throughout the United States and Canada. The 2016 season marks the second year of the most comprehensive U.S. media rights partnership in the history of the league, as eight-year agreements with ESPN, FOX Sports and Univision Deportes have commenced. For more information about MLS, visit www.MLSsoccer.com.
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