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TBS to be Exclusive Home of 2017 National League Championship Series – Dodgers vs. Cubs – Beginning Tonight at 8 p.m. ET

Saturday, October 14, 2017
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2017 MLB POSTSEASON ON TBS

TBS to be Exclusive Home of 2017 National League Championship Series – Dodgers vs. Cubs – Beginning Tonight, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. ET

TBS will exclusively televise the National League Championship Series (NLCS) presented by Camping WorldChicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – beginning tonight, Saturday, Oct. 14, with Game 1 of the best-of-seven series at 8 p.m. ET. The 104-win Dodgers, owners of MLB's best record and seeking their first NL pennant since 1988, will host Games 1 and 2 against the defending World Series Champion Cubs. Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will be joined by veteran MLB on TBS analyst Ron Darling and reporter Sam Ryan to call the NLCS.

The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS will begin the network's NLCS coverage at 7:30 p.m., featuring Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, nine-time All-Star Gary Sheffield and former NL MVP Jimmy Rollins alongside host Casey Stern. The studio team will also offer postgame analysis on The MLB Postseason Show on TBS presented by the Lincoln Motor Company.

The network's upcoming postseason schedule and production notes follow.

 
Upcoming Games
 
 
 
For the first time, TBS's NLCS coverage will bring fans even closer to the sounds of the game through the use of microphones embedded into the grass on the playing field. Four RF microphones will be located in front of home plate, one each in front of, and behind, the pitcher's mound and one each in the grass behind the second baseman and shortstop.
In addition to Anderson, Darling and Ryan calling the NLCS, reporter Lauren Shehadi will be on-site to provide updates from the ALCS.
A new second screen experience - the "7th Inning Stretch" - will continue during the bottom of the 7th inning of every NL Postseason game on the TBS Facebook page & Twitter account, featuring the MLB on TBS studio team providing live in-game commentary and interaction with fans from Turner Studios in Atlanta.
Along with behind the plate virtual signage, Batter’s Eye virtual signage will be inserted during NLCS coverage for the first time on TBS.
 
 
 
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.
All NL Postseason game telecasts will also be available in Spanish on the CNN en Español channel.
 
 
 

Saturday, Oct. 14

7:30 p.m. ET - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Casey Stern (host), Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield & Jimmy Rollins (analysts)

8 p.m. - NLCS Game 1: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) & Sam Ryan (reporter)

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Sunday, Oct. 15

6:30 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

7:30 p.m. - NLCS Game 2: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Tuesday, Oct. 17

8:30 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

9 p.m. - NLCS Game 3: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Wednesday, Oct. 18

If an ALCS Game 5 is scheduled

8:30 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

9 p.m. - NLCS Game 4: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

If the ALCS ends in a sweep

7:30 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

8 p.m. - NLCS Game 4: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Thursday, Oct. 19

7 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

8 p.m. - NLCS Game 5 (if necessary): Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Saturday, Oct. 21

If an ALCS Game 7 is scheduled

3 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

4 p.m. - NLCS Game 6 (if necessary): Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

If no ALCS Game 7

7 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

8 p.m. - NLCS Game 6 (if necessary): Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Sunday, Oct. 22

6:30 p.m. - MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

7:30 p.m. - NLCS Game 7 (if necessary): Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Ryan

Postgame - The Postseason Show on TBS presented by The Lincoln Motor Company
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

 
 
 
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 will once again partner 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 NL Wild Card game, NLDS and NLCS.
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 17 app for supported iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
 
 
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