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TBS Announces Start Times for Exclusive Presentation of 2016 American League Championship Series Through Game 6

ALCS Coverage Featuring Toronto & Cleveland to Begin Tomorrow, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. ET on TBS

TBS is the exclusive home of the American League Championship Series, with Game 1 of the best-of seven series beginning Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. ET.  The MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica studio show will preview the action live from Progressive Field at 7 p.m.

ALCS Game 2 between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., with the pre-game show at 3:30 p.m. The series will then shift to Toronto for Game 3 on Monday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m., with pre-game coverage beginning at 7 p.m. from Rogers Centre. The series will continue with Game 4 on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m., with the pre-game show starting at 3:30 p.m. If necessary, Game 5 will be played Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m., with pre-game coverage beginning at 3:30 p.m. Game 6 (if necessary) will be played in Cleveland at 8 p.m., with the pre-game show starting at 7:30 p.m.

Ernie Johnson will provide play-by-play for the ALCS with analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken, Jr. and reporter Sam Ryan.  Casey Stern will host pre-game and post-game coverage with analysts Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield and Jimmy Rollins.

Live streaming coverage of all MLB Postseason games airing on TBS will be available via www.tbs.com and the Watch TBS app.  Fans will be able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.  Additionally, all MLB on TBS Postseason game telecasts will be available in Spanish via SAP.  Upcoming AL Postseason game telecasts will also be available on CNN en Español.

TBS’ MLB Postseason schedule for the American League Championship Series:

Date                       Time (ET)    Game/Commentator Teams                  

Fri, Oct. 14          7 p.m.             MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Casey Stern (host), Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield and Jimmy Rollins (analysts)

                                8 p.m.             ALCS: Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians (Game 1)

                                                        Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling & Cal Ripken, Jr. (analysts) with Sam Ryan (reporter)

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins                   

Sat, Oct. 15          3:30 p.m.       MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                4 p.m.             ALCS: Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians (Game 2)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins                   

Mon, Oct. 17       7 p.m.             MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                8 p.m.             ALCS: Cleveland Indians at Toronto Blue Jays (Game 3)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins                   

Tue, Oct. 18         3:30 p.m.       MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                4 p.m.             ALCS: Cleveland Indians at Toronto Blue Jays (Game 4)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins                   

Wed, Oct. 19       3:30 p.m.       MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                4 p.m.             ALCS: Cleveland Indians at Toronto Blue Jays (Game 5, if necessary)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins                   

Fri, Oct. 21          7:30 p.m.       MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                8 p.m.             ALCS: Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians (Game 6, if necessary)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

Sat, Oct. 22          TBA               MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

                                TBA               ALCS: Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians (Game 7, if necessary)

                                                        Johnson, Darling & Ripken with Ryan

                                Postgame      The Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company

                                                        Stern, Martinez, Sheffield and Rollins

Postseason.TV Returns for 2016 MLB Postseason
In addition to its exclusive live game telecasts on TBS and live simulcast streaming on TBS.com and the Watch TBS app, Turner Sports and MLB Advanced Media have once again partnered to provide fans with digital companion coverage via Postseason.TV.  Postseason.TV delivers baseball fans up to 10 live alternative camera angles and is available for every game televised by TBS during the MLB Postseason including the AL Wild Card game, ALDS and ALCS.  Subscribers can customize their viewing experience by picking up to four different cameras simultaneously during live game action.  Fans can also exclusively watch live coverage of their team’s batting practice before each postseason game. Postseason.TV is accessible via desktop and mobile through MLB.com’s At Bat 16 app for supported iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

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