[10/04/21 - 06:18 AM]
ESPN to Provide Exclusive Coverage of 2021 "American League Wild Card Game Presented by Hankook Tire": New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox in Win or Go Home Game on October 5 at 8 p.m. ET
There will be a Statcast-driven alternate presentation of the AL Wild Card Game on ESPN2 to accompany the traditional ESPN telecast.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN to Provide Exclusive Coverage of 2021 "American League Wild Card Game Presented by Hankook Tire": New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox in Win or Go Home Game on October 5 at 8 p.m. ET

· Statcast-driven Alternate Presentation on ESPN2 with Jason Benetti, Eduardo Perez and Mike Petriello

· ESPN Radio to Nationally Broadcast Every MLB Postseason Game Starting with Wild Card Games

· Baseball Tonight Covers the Postseason Race, Wild Card and Beyond

ESPN is the exclusive home of the 2021 American League Wild Card Game Presented by Hankook Tire on Tuesday, October 5, at 8 p.m. ET as the Boston Red Sox and Rafael Devers host the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge, with Gerrit Cole vs. Nathan Eovaldi as the expected pitching matchup. The Sunday Night Baseball team of Matt Vasgersian, World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez and reporter Buster Olney will provide commentary from Fenway Park for the win or go home game on ESPN.

Baseball Tonight will lead into the AL Wild Card Game, providing hours of on-site coverage and updates beginning at 5 p.m. on ESPN2. Coverage will continue on ESPN during the 6 p.m. edition of SportsCenter and the 7 p.m. pregame edition of Baseball Tonight. Karl Ravech will host alongside analysts Tim Kurkjian and Eduardo Perez with contributions from Senior MLB Insider Jeff Passan.

American League Wild Card Game: Statcast Edition

There will be a Statcast-driven alternate presentation of the AL Wild Card Game on ESPN2 to accompany the traditional ESPN telecast. Jason Benetti, Perez and MLB.com Statcast Insider Mike Petriello will be on site in Boston, providing commentary driven by data and information from Statcast, including custom video and graphics. The trio will also host a Statcast edition of Baseball Tonight at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2 leading into the Statcast alternate presentation.

This is ESPN's fourth year of Statcast-focused Wild Card alternate presentations, including the 2020 MLB Wild Card Series Presented by Hankook Tire on ESPN+, which featured both a live game and live whiparound show, and MLB Wild Card Games in 2018 and 2019.

ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio will begin its 24th consecutive year of postseason coverage with play-by-play commentary of both the American League and National League Wild Card Games. Dave O'Brien and Xavier Scruggs will call the AL Wild Card Game on ESPN Radio from Boston. Jon "Boog" Sciambi and Kyle Peterson will describe the NL Wild Card Game on October 6 from site. ESPN Radio will continue broadcasting games with commentators on site through the League Division Series, League Championship Series and World Series.

SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight

SportsCenter will be providing updates from the AL Wild Card Game with reporters on site, including MLB national reporter Marly Rivera, Passan and ESPN staff writer Joon Lee, who will provide digital coverage for ESPN.com.

Tuesday's Outside The Lines segment will have an essay by Jeremy Schapp, reflecting on his personal experience of the 1978 one-game playoff between the Yankees and Red Sox, which he attended as a 9 year-old.

Baseball Tonight Wild Card coverage continues on October 6 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2, ahead of the National League Wild Card Game. Baseball Tonight will continue with insight and analysis throughout the postseason. More programming information will be available in the coming days.

"Give Us the Rivalry"

ESPN debuted a Postseason edition of its "Give Us the Rivalry" campaign for the AL Wild Card Game, showcasing the classic Yankees and Red Sox rivalry. The creative features artist Mickey Guyton's cover of the Metallica song, "Nothing Else Matters," and will run through the AL Wild Card Game.

All ESPN MLB games and programming are also available on the ESPN App.


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[10/22/21 - 01:44 PM]
Season Five of Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Wraps Up as #1 Scripted Series on Cable
The finale episode propelled the network to be the #1 most-watched network in Weekend Total Day among Women 18+, averaging 2.1 million Total Viewers and 226,000 Women 25-54.

[10/22/21 - 12:08 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of November 8 and November 15
New discovery+ originals include "Unraveled: Experts on Trial" and "Undercover Underage."

[10/22/21 - 11:30 AM]
YouTube Originals to Premiere Critically Acclaimed Documentary "Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers" November 11 on Tom Petty's YouTube Channel
The uplifting 89-minute documentary was directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Wharton and first debuted in March as an Official SXSW 2021 Selection, winning the festival's Audience Award.

[10/22/21 - 10:37 AM]
The Year That Can Change Everything: Dive Into a New Season of "Gold Rush: White Water"
The series returns Friday, November 5 on Discovery Channel and discovery+.

[10/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Prayers for the Stolen" ("Noche De Fuego") - Official Trailer - Netflix
In a mountainous region of Mexico where poppies abound, three girls take refuge in their friendship to cope with the trials brought on by a drug cartel.

[10/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
British Psychological Thriller "Hollington Drive" Debuts in the US Exclusively on Sundance Now
New episodes are set to debut weekly with the finale premiering Thursday, December 9.

[10/22/21 - 08:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Welcomes Back Bruce Springsteen for an Interview and Solo Performance on Monday, Oct. 25
Springsteen previously appeared on the late-night franchise on Oct. 20, 2020 and Sept. 24, 2016.

[10/22/21 - 07:40 AM]
Video: Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ Release Trailer for "A Discovery of Witches," Season 3
Premiering in January 2022 on all three platforms in the U.S., the epic conclusion of the acclaimed saga finds Matthew (Matthew Goode) and Diana (Teresa Palmer) returning from 1590 to present day and combating what they left behind.

[10/22/21 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Extinct" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Two cute, fuzzy creatures accidentally time-travel to the future... where they're extinct!

[10/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Summit of the Gods" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A photojournalist's obsessive quest for the truth about the first expedition to Mt. Everest leads him to search for an esteemed climber who went missing.

[10/22/21 - 07:00 AM]
Starz Watergate Drama "Gaslit" Casts Guest Stars
Nate Corddry, Amy Landecker, Lauren E. Banks, Ahna O'Reilly, Beth Hall, and Bill Duke are the latest to join the Julia Roberts and Sean Penn-led series.

[10/22/21 - 06:00 AM]
Video: In Celebration of Jeff Goldblum's Birthday, Disney+ Releases the Official Trailer and Key Art for the Second Season Of "The World According to Jeff Goldblum"
The first five episodes will launch exclusively on Disney+ Day (November 12) while the five remaining episodes from season two will be available to stream early next year.

[10/21/21 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Super Crooks" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Johnny Bolt recruits a group of ragtag supervillains for one last heist. Their target: A ruthless super-powered crime boss. What can go wrong?

[10/21/21 - 03:30 PM]
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics Double Overtime Thriller is ESPN's Most-Watched Wednesday Season-Opening NBA Telecast in 18 Years
The telecast averaged 1.96 million viewers, peaking with 2.87 million viewers from 10:30-10:45 p.m. ET.

[10/21/21 - 02:17 PM]
"King Richard," "The Sex Lives of College Girls," "South Side," "Black and Missing," "8-Bit Christmas" and More Arrive on HBO Max This November
Other premieres/returns include "Frayed," "Gen:Lock," "Head of the Class," "Sort of," "Stath Lets Flats" and "Tom and Jerry in New York."