Press Release #31 (7/17/09)
MLB EXTRA INNINGS HALF SEASON FREE PREVIEW TO BEGIN AFTER THE MLB ALL STAR BREAK; iN DEMAND NETWORKS ANNOUNCES HALF SEASON PACKAGE AVAILABILITY
HALF SEASON FREE PREVIEW IS JULY 16-22, PRESENTING A WEEK OF
OUT OF MARKET MLB GAMES FOR ALL DIGITAL CABLE VIEWERS
NEW YORK, July 16, 2009 - With the competition heating up as the 2009 baseball season enters its second half, Major League Baseball and iN DEMAND Networks announce the half-season package of 2009 MLB Extra Innings beginning with a free-preview from July 16-22. The preview starts right after the MLB All-Star Break and is available to all digital cable viewers. Subscribers to the half season package receive up to 80 league-wide games each week throughout the remainder of the regular season. The Half Season Offer is now available for $139.
Returning this year is the popular "dual-feed" telecast. Whenever possible, iN DEMAND will provide both local market broadcasts of the same game so that fans can choose which broadcast feed they want to watch. Select systems throughout the country will also be offering games in high definition, delivering up to 12 HD games per week (varies by system).
More information about MLB Extra Innings is available at www.getbaseball.com. All season long, baseball fans can go to www.getbaseball.com, where they can enter their zip code to find the channel locations of MLB Extra Innings on their system and get the current schedule.
Among the cable MSOs offering the package through iN DEMAND Networks this year are: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks, Cablevision Systems, Bresnan Communications, Charter Communications, Midcontinent and a number of independent MSOs.
Residential customers or commercial establishments can "Order Now" by calling 1-888-SPORTS-iN or their local cable provider.
Consumers can also find more information about the Major League Baseball broadcast season at www.mlb.com.
About iN DEMAND Networks
iN DEMAND Networks is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through three distinct areas of business: Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-On-Demand (VOD) and high definition (HD) programming. PPV programming includes movies, mega boxing and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company also offers a range of VOD products including first-run movies, original HD VOD content, and serves as the exclusive TV home of Howard Stern, via its Howard TV On Demand offering. 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.
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