FOX SPORTS DELIVERS 87th MLB ALL-STAR GAME LIVE FROM SAN DIEGO
FS1's THE HERD, SPEAK FOR YOURSELF and FOX SPORTS LIVE WITH JAY AND DAN Air On-Site From FOX Sports San Diego Set
New York - FOX Sports showcases Major League Baseball's best, as stars from the American and National Leagues face off in the 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego Tuesday, July 12, with pregame coverage beginning at 7:00 PM ET on FS1. With homefield advantage in the World Series at stake, FOX Sports televises its 18th Midsummer Classic, offering multi-platform coverage across FOX, FS1, FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX Deportes, FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO and FOX Sports Radio.
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, who calls his record 18th All-Star Game, is joined by Hall of Famer and eight-time All-Star, John Smoltz, making his All-Star Game broadcast debut. In addition to Buck and Smoltz, two-time Emmy Award-winning FOX MLB insider Ken Rosenthal and broadcaster Tom Verducci report from the dugouts.
Coverage of the All-Star Game from San Diego begins Monday, July 11 at 12:00 PM ET on FS1 with a special edition of THE HERD hosted by Colin Cowherd. FOX SPORTS LIVE WITH JAY AND DAN, hosted by Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole, immediately follows THE HERD at a special time for an hour-long All-Star edition beginning at 3:00 PM ET. SPEAK FOR YOURSELF, co-hosted by Cowherd and Jason Whitlock, airs in its regular window at 6:00 PM ET on FS1. All three aforementioned shows originate from the FOX Sports San Diego studio at the ballpark.
Pregame coverage begins live from FOX Sports' set behind centerfield at Petco Park on Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 PM ET on FS1. Host Kevin Burkhardt is joined by Verducci, former 17-time All-Star Pete Rose and Hall of Famer and former five-time All-Star Frank Thomas. Pregame coverage shifts to the FOX broadcast network at 7:30 PM ET.
Pete Macheska produces the 2016 MLB All-Star Game on FOX, and Bill Webb directs. Pregame coverage is produced by Jonathan Kaplan and Bardia Shah-Rais and directed by Geordie Wimmer. Judy Boyd is Senior Vice President, FOX Sports Productions. Eric Shanks is President, COO and Executive Producer. John Entz is President, FOX Sports Production & Executive Producer. Jamie Horowitz is President, FOX Sports National Networks.
Additional FOX Sports Multi-Platform Coverage
FOX Sports GO
FOX Sports GO, which is available to more than 90 million pay-TV customers, features two separate live streams of this year's All-Star Game: the FOX Sports telecast in English and the FOX Deportes telecast in Spanish.
On the Spanish-language side, FOX Deportes kicks off its coverage on Sunday, July 10 live from San Diego with special reports from Valeria Marin and Duaner Sanchez for FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO and CENTRAL FOX. Coverage continues on Tuesday, July 12 at 4:00 PM ET with a two-hour special edition of FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO, followed by CENTRAL FOX. Carlos Alvarez and Duaner Sanchez host pregame prior to calling the game.
FOX Sports San Diego
With over 70 hours of live programming in the 10 days leading up to the game, FOX Sports San Diego delivers three All-Star specials to celebrate Padres baseball:
· 19 Memories, A Tribute to Tony Gwynn premiered Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00 PM PT with re-airs running Thursday, July 7 (10:30 PM PT), Friday, July 8 (11:30 PM PT), Sunday, July 10 (11:00 PM PT) and Monday, July 11 (8:00 PM PT). Friends, teammates and family gather around to share never-before-heard stories about Mr. Padre. Guests include Greg Vaughn, Bruce Bochy, Trevor Hoffman, Tony Gwynn Jr., Barry Bonds and Ozzie Smith. For a preview click here.
· Spotlight: Padres All-Star Memories airs Wednesday, July 6 at 10:00 PM PT. This special is a collection of Padres All-Stars from the past, including batting champs, Cy Young Award Winners, Hall of Famers and some lesser-known characters. From the Padres first All-Star to some more recent selections, we'll hear the tales of their All-Star experiences on Padres All-Star Memories. For a preview click here.
· Spotlight: San Diego's All-Star History airs Thursday, July 7 at 10:30 PM PT. As San Diego prepares to host its third All-Star Game, we'll look back on the first two. One set the stage for the home run derby ,and the other hosted a historic homerfest and a record-setting collection of singles. We'll go back in time to hear from those who played in those games and some who witnessed them, on San Diego's All Star History. For a preview click here.
MLB All-Star Game: #BaseballIsFun
On-site coverage from the FOX Sports social team and FOX Sports' digital arm @TheBuzzer with Kristen Balboni begins Sunday, July 10 with all social activations driven by the #BaseballsFun campaign. Engaging content is curated and produced by FOX Sports social staffers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat all weekend long. Coverage kicks off Sunday morning where you can join FOX Sports through the All-Star 5K Sunday streaming the race on Facebook Live!
FOX Sports Radio
Broadcasting across a network of more than 400 stations in the United States, FOX Sports Radio (FSR) will offer live coverage of the MLB All-Star Game festivities in San Diego on Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12. THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD (12:00 - 3:00 PM ET) and JAY MOHR SPORTS (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET) will provide comprehensive, on-location coverage of the 87th annual event, including interviews with players, Hall of Famers and special guests, as well as listener interaction and commentary from baseball insiders and experts. Fans can also listen to Cowherd and his co-host, Kristine Leahy, live on THE HERD channel on iHeartRadio, and JAY MOHR SPORTS is available on the FOX Sports Radio channel on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com.