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MLB Network Channel on Cable (1 Viewer)

The MLB Radio on XM is really great during the offseason. It's always new programming - lots of hot stove talk.

 
According to the Wikipedia page, the network is 33.3% owned by the 36 television carriers it'll be on.

I'm going to take a wild guess and say it won't be hard to find.

 
Just checked the Time Warner Wisconsin website and it states that MLB network will be added (HD also)
That's a miracle. TW is pretty much the worst cable company in the States. Here in Texas some third rate cable outfit just stole a bunch of TW customers for the Dallas/Balt game this past week.
 
so is this going to be like nba tv and nhl tv and show games a few nights a week? be nice to see more out of market games like we used to be able to see back in the heyday of espn.

 
The Ghost of Common said:
Is there any way to check on the mlb website to see if your cable provider is going to pick this up? My cable provider website says nothing.
No - mlb.com has a lot of articles on the launch - supposed to reach 50 million homes = largest audience of a new channelETA - the site now says it will be broadcast on 43 different cable and satellite systems including: Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, Time Warner, Charter Cablevision and Verizon FIOSBest to contact your provider directly and ask if not listed above.
 
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Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
 
Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:excited:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
 
Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:banned:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
whatever dude, it OBVIOUSLY doesnt start then. you OBVIOUSLY dont know what you saw.
 
Can't wait for this channel. Unlike the NFLN, I will actually be able to watch it since I have cable not satellite.

The NFLN should take a lesson from MLB on how to get their channel broadcast over the air instead of trying to force it down everyone's throat.

 
Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:excited:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
 
Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:goodposting:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
Actually, GWB is right on par here. Stop telling people they don't know what they are talking about. There are some markets that already have a feed from the MLB Network. It is a loop of programming that last for a few hours, giving previews of what the MLBN set will look like, introducing the casts, and there are some old highlight reels running from historic moments/games.
 
Giant Wooden Badger said:
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:thumbup:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
Actually, GWB is right on par here. Stop telling people they don't know what they are talking about. There are some markets that already have a feed from the MLB Network. It is a loop of programming that last for a few hours, giving previews of what the MLBN set will look like, introducing the casts, and there are some old highlight reels running from historic moments/games.
You OBVIOUSLY don't know what you're talking about. :coffee:
 
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.

Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:thumbup: The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
Actually, GWB is right on par here. Stop telling people they don't know what they are talking about. There are some markets that already have a feed from the MLB Network. It is a loop of programming that last for a few hours, giving previews of what the MLBN set will look like, introducing the casts, and there are some old highlight reels running from historic moments/games.
You OBVIOUSLY don't know what you're talking about.
Listen, Chico, we can take this outside if we need to....
 
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.

Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:goodposting: The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
Actually, GWB is right on par here. Stop telling people they don't know what they are talking about. There are some markets that already have a feed from the MLB Network. It is a loop of programming that last for a few hours, giving previews of what the MLBN set will look like, introducing the casts, and there are some old highlight reels running from historic moments/games.
You OBVIOUSLY don't know what you're talking about.
Listen, Chico, we can take this outside if we need to....
#### ESPAR GOMEZ AND #### THE ####### DIAZ BROTHERS, #### 'EM ALL!!! I BURIED THOSE COCKAROACHES!
 
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:thumbup:The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
They are most likely showing another channels programming then. MLBN doesnt start until 1/1/09. Ill agree with the other poster in saying you obviously dont know what you were watching.
:mellow:You guys are great.Channel is called MLB Network on the Guide? CHECKChannel abbreviation is MLBN? CHECKAds for MLB Network during programming? CHECKNope, must be something else. Maybe it's the Curling Network.
 
As usual baseball is the last to make progress. NHL has a channel before you? Incredible. Better late than never.
Last to make progress? MLB will have their channel on my TV and millions others around the country before the NFL does.
:moneybag: By waiting, they got to watch the cluster that the NFL made out of its network situation, and launched it the right way. They partnered with the cable and satellite companies instead of trying to take them on by forcing ridiculous programming fees down everyone's throats. Hence, the largest launch in cable/satellite history.I think the MLB Tonight show they'll have during the season sounds cool. 8 hrs a night, live look-ins, etc. They just hired Mitch Williams as their lead studio analyst for the show. He's been working the last few years on the Phillies Pre- and Post-Game shows on Comcast Sportsnet. He's good - knowlegeable baseball guy and a real straight shooter. Hope he does well.
 
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.

Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
;) The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
whatever dude, it OBVIOUSLY doesnt start then. you OBVIOUSLY dont know what you saw.
Actually guy, the MLB Network has kicked off with programming as a teaser.See here.

Also, the MLB Network does NOT plan on having any shows dedicated to Fantasy Baseball, to the dismay of fans. :confused:

 
I have it on Comcast now. Saw it a few days ago when I was flipping through the channels. They had a Red Sox show on.

Very cool.
Not sure WHAT you saw, but it wasn't MLB Network - 1st show is 1/1/09 with Hot Stove Report followed by a telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game and interviews with Larsen and Berra.
:lmao: The first new content may be starting then but the guide clearly says MLB Network and the abbreviation is MLBN.
whatever dude, it OBVIOUSLY doesnt start then. you OBVIOUSLY dont know what you saw.
Actually guy, the MLB Network has kicked off with programming as a teaser.See here.

Also, the MLB Network does NOT plan on having any shows dedicated to Fantasy Baseball, to the dismay of fans. :popcorn:
yeah i was being sarcastic, chief.
 
its a mistake not to have any fantasy/rotiserrie baseball talk on the channel. how hard would it be to dedicate 1 hour out of 168 a week to one of the biggest reasons baseball made its comeback from the strike.

as for good news, harold reynolds is one of their hires. sweet. i think he got screwed by espn and i always liked his demeanor.

why is mlb last/ perhaps because mlb has the lowest percentage of tickets sold to its games? that's just a guess, but it seems like the NFL, NBA and NHL are filling a higher percentage of their seats than mlb, though that is changing as baseball stadiums shrink.

i was looking at some of the programing on later this week. i see two programs in the first 2 days: a 1-hour hot stove and repeated showings of don larsen's perfect game.

 
i wanna see unedited versions of some of the oldest televised/recorded games. that would be interesting...

 
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Im getting it, not in HD which is a bummer, but getting it.
It is available in HD.....depending on which company is your provider.I will get it through DirecTV and I don't think they have a HD channel dedicated to it....but Cox does have both regular and HD (at least in SoCal at my BIL's)
 
Verizon FIOS is channel 86 and 586 (HD) although 586 isn't coming up as anything yet for me. 86 is the non HD feed though.

 
Us Brewer fans will miss Trenni but at least we get to see her on MLBnetwork. Also, Leiter, Reynolds, and Larkin are good together.

 
Awesome. The Baseball Today/Tonight show they are going to have that starts at 6 and doesn't end until the last pitch of the night is going to be cool.

 
Harold Reynolds on the Hot Stove show was a good move. I liked him on ESPN, and am glad he is on TV again. Now he just needs to stay away from "hugging" the female employees.

 
I watched a few innings of the Larsen game last night once I realized the channel was a go. I need to get a program schedule or something to figure out what might be on but that hot stove show sounds wonderful. Good times ahead my baseball loving friends. :banned:

 
I'm going to need to find a pirated feed of this somewhere. Dish Network not having this is bull####.

 

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