Seen on Screen: MLB Network To Televise 20 Consecutive Days of Live Games; ESPN3 Plans to Stream Six ACC College Football Spring Games

by Alicia Montanaro, Editorial Assistant

MLBNetworkLogo.svgOn March 21, MLB Network revealed that it will televise at least one live regular season game for 20 straight days, starting with a 2015 World Series rematch between the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets on Tuesday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. ET. In an April schedule that features 40 live game telecasts in total, five home openers will air on MLB Network including the Dodgers vs. the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, April 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET. In addition, there will be five MLB Network Showcase games. Bob Costas, Jim Kaat, and Tom Verducci will be on the call for the first one, as the Boston Red Sox take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. ET…

…ESPN3 will stream six ACC college football spring games in April. On April 9, they will air a conference quadruple-header featuring Duke at 10:00 a.m. ET, the 2015 conference champion Clemson Tigers at 2:30 p.m. ET, as well as Wake Forest and Florida State at 3:00 p.m. ET. The other two streamed games will be Miami (FL) on April 16 at 2:00 p.m. and Georgia Tech on April 23 at 12:00 p.m. In addition, ESPN3 will carry the Kansas and Stephen F. Austin spring games—Kansas on April 9 at 2:00 p.m. and Stephen F. Austin on April 16 at 7:00 p.m…

…USA Network, the exclusive cable home to WWE’s marquee properties, has announced an expanded access to WrestleMania. The network will feature multiple events between March 31 and April 7, including a live one-hour broadcast of the official WrestleMania 32 Kickoff Show, a special SmackDown episode, the one-hour WWE Hall of Ceremony, and a movie marathon celebrating Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Coverage will begin on March 31 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET, as SmackDown on the USA Network is set to feature live segments from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, just days before WrestleMania 32.