TORONTO (July 12, 2013) Major league stars, major league coverage. Baseball’s best are set to shine as Sportsnet, Canada’s home of MLB and the Blue Jays, hits Citi Field in New York for the 2013 Home Run Derby and the 84th MLB All-Star Game. Beginning now and continuing through next week, Sportsnet gives fans the ultimate All-Star treatment with coverage across television, digital, and radio platforms.
Coverage kicks off on Monday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT with the half-hour MLB All-Star Preview Show, hosted by Jamie Campbell and Gregg Zaun ,followed by live coverage of the 2013 Home Run Derby at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. On Tuesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. ET/4p.m. PT Campbell and Zaun return to tee up the 2013 Midsummer Classic during another installment of the MLB All-Star Preview Show, followed by live coverage of the 84th MLB All-Star Game at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT. All broadcasts will air on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific, and on RogersAnyplaceTV.com .
This year’s All-Star festivities will have Blue Jays fans cheering, as players Jose Bautista, Brett Cecil, Steve Delabar and Edwin Encarnacion, alongside manager John Gibbons, will all represent Toronto on the American League squad.
As an added bonus, prior to the Home Run Derby on July 15, Sportsnet presents its own unique roster of athlete all-stars with the premiere of the much-anticipated Behind the Scenes: The Beauty of Sport at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific. Kara Lang hosts the special half-hour show, bringing viewers behind-the-scenes of the making of Sportsnet magazine’s Beauty of Sport issue (on newsstands Thursday, July 18), featuring Canada’s hottest athletes on-location in sunny Las Vegas and other stunning locales.
Sportsnet TV Lineup
Monday, June 15
Tuesday, June 16
Online and Mobile – Sportsnet.ca and RogersAnyPlaceTV
Radio – Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 960 The FAN
Sportsnet’s baseball talent are available for interviews
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Sportsnet connects Canadian sports fans to their favourite teams and athletes, using five platforms: TV, Radio, Print, Online and Mobile. Sportsnet is Fuelled By Fans, and delivers storytelling on a local, regional, national and global level. The multiplatform brand consists of Sportsnet, sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN, Sportsnet magazine, Sportsnet Mobile and the Hockey Central app on iPad and Playbook. Sportsnet consists of four regional channels (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific), and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360. Sportsnet is the Canadian leader in NHL and MLB television broadcasts and is home to 162 Toronto Blue Jays games, plus MLB Playoffs and the World Series. Sportsnet is an official licensed broadcaster of the 2014 FIFA World Cup BrazilTM and also offers an exciting sports lineup including the NFL, the Memorial Cup, CIS Vanier Cup, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Grand Slam of Curling, IZOD IndyCar Series, the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, and extensive soccer programming including Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, MLS Vancouver Whitecaps FC, CONCACAF and Canadian national team matches for men and women. Connected is the network’s nightly news program, providing regional and national coverage of the day’s events in the world of sports.