MLB Network & FOX Business Network to Share On-Air Updates Throughout Spring Training
New York & Secaucus, N.J., March 3, 2010 – MLB Network and FOX Business Network (FBN) today announced a talent and news-sharing partnership to bring viewers baseball and market updates over the course of Major League Baseball’s spring training.
Starting today, March 3 through April 1 on weekdays, MLB Network and FBN will exchange a daily update, providing viewers on each network access to all the action that takes place both on Wall Street and on the fields at Spring Training.
In making the announcement, Tony Petitti, President and CEO of MLB Network said, “We’re looking forward to showcasing 30 Clubs in 30 Days and our comprehensive baseball coverage to the Fox Business Network audience.”
FBN’s Imus in the Morning will feature a 60-second Spring Training update between 6:00 – 8:00am ET that will preview that day’s episode of 30 Clubs in 30 Days, MLB Network’s Spring Training series that debuts tonight at 5:00 p.m. ET. MLB Network will air a daily “Market Update” during Spring Training games and its MLB Tonight studio show at 6:00 p.m. ET recapping the market moves of the day.
Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of FBN added “We are excited to partner with MLB Network and provide content that is mutually beneficial to our viewers.”
MLB Network studio hosts Matt Vasgersian, Victor Rojas, Greg Amsinger and Matt Yallof will anchor the MLB updates on FBN, while David Asman will anchor the market reports on MLB Network.