Prime members in the U.S. can subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular
season out-of-market Major League Baseball games
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2019--
(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the launch of MLB.TV on Prime
Video Channels, allowing Prime members to subscribe to MLB.TV and stream
regular season out-of-market baseball games live and on-demand, all from
the Prime Video service.
With MLB.TV, Prime members have a convenient option to watch live
out-of-market MLB games while at home or on-the-go. Baseball fans can
cheer on their favorite teams with MLB.TV on the Prime Video app across
hundreds of devices, including compatible TVs, game consoles, set-top
boxes and other connected devices, including Amazon Fire TV, mobile
devices and online. MLB.TV will work seamlessly in Prime Video, with no
additional apps to download or passwords to remember.
“Prime members love the convenience of streaming live sports
on-the-go—and now with MLB.TV, they won’t have to miss watching their
favorite teams play,” said Marie Donoghue, Vice President, Global Sports
Video. “We know Prime members can’t get enough of sports, and we’re
dedicated to providing more access to the Major League Baseball games
Prime members streaming MLB.TV on Fire TV devices (Fire TV Cube, Fire TV
Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Fire TV Edition) will have access to Prime
Video’s exclusive X-Ray
feature, which allows fans to access live in-game stats, team and player
details and play-by-play information while they watch. To access the
X-Ray feature, simply click up on the Fire TV remote control while the
game is playing.
Prime members in the U.S. can subscribe to MLB.TV for $24.99/month, or a
one-time payment of $118.99 for a Season Pass, after a 7-day free trial.
For more information on MLB.TV, visit www.amazon.com/mlbtv.
MLB.TV joins an expanding, top tier selection of live and on-demand
sports content available on Prime Video, including NFL Thursday Night
Football games, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball tournaments, and the Laver Cup
tennis tournament available to Prime members around the world, and
English Premier League matches, the US Open, and the men’s ATP World
Tour available in the UK. Prime members can watch additional sports
content by subscribing to CBS All Access, NBA League Pass and PGA TOUR
LIVE in the U.S., and the Eurosport Player in the U.K. and Germany.
Amazon customers in the U.S. can also purchase UFC pay-per-view events.
“Prime Video will be another great distribution platform for
out-of-market fans to have daily access to live baseball,” said Chris
Tully, MLB Executive Vice President, Global Media. “Combining MLB.TV
with Prime Video will provide a seamless experience for subscribers to
follow their favorite teams and players.”
About Prime Video
Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers customers a vast
collection of digital videos—all with the ease of finding what they love
to watch in one place.
Included with Prime: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV
shows, including our award-winning Prime Originals such as
Emmy-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy’s
Jack Ryan, Homecoming, The Man in the High Castle,
Bosch, Academy Award-winning Manchester by the Sea and The
Salesman, Academy Award-nominated The Big Sick and
the critically acclaimed Beautiful Boy, exclusives,
live sports and licensed and self-published content available in more
than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Watch more with Prime Video Channels: Prime members can add
100+ channels like HBO, Cinemax, STARZ, SHOWTIME, CBS All Access, and
more—no extra apps to download, and no cable required. Only pay for
the ones you want, and cancel anytime. View the full list of channels
available at amazon.com/channels.
Rent or Buy: Enjoy hundreds of thousands of titles, including
new-release movies and entire seasons of current TV episodes,
available for all Amazon customers to rent or buy.
Instant access: Watch where and when you want with the Prime
Video app on your smart TV, mobile device, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Apple
TV, game consoles or from the web. For a complete list of compatible
devices, visit amazon.com/howtostream.
Enhanced experiences: Make the most of every viewing with 4K
Ultra HD- and High Dynamic Range (HDR)-compatible content. Go behind
the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows with exclusive X-Ray
access, powered by IMDb. Save it for later with select mobile
downloads for offline viewing.
In addition to access to movies and TV shows included with Prime, the
Prime membership includes unlimited fast free shipping options across
all categories available on Amazon, more than two million songs and
thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, secure photo
storage with Prime Photos, unlimited reading with Prime Reading,
unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue with Audible Channels
for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot
with Twitch Prime, early access to select Lightning Deals, exclusive
access and discounts to select items, and more. To sign-up for Prime or
to find out more visit: amazon.com/prime.
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