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TBS's Exclusive Coverage of 2021 National League Division Series presented by Good Sam – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers – to Start Friday, Oct. 8

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Pedro Martinez, Jimmy Rollins, Curtis Granderson and Host Ernie Johnson to Provide Pregame and Postgame Coverage from Brand New Studio Throughout NLDS

 

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Bob Costas to Host On-Site NLCS Studio Coverage for Best-of-Seven National League Championship Series presented by loanDepot, Beginning Saturday, Oct. 16

TBS will continue its exclusive coverage of the National League throughout the 2021 MLB Postseason tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 8, with both Game 1s of the best-of-five National League Division Series presented by Good Sam.  The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show will precede tomorrow's coverage at 4 p.m. ET, followed by the Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta Braves at 4:30 p.m. and the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants at 9:30 p.m.

In one NLDS, the Central Division Champion Brewers and their dominant pitching staff – fronted by co-aces Brandon Woodruff and Corbin Burnes – will take on the Eastern Division Champion Braves with reigning National League MVP Freddie Freeman and breakout slugger Austin Riley.  Brewers/Braves will be called by Don Orsillo, Jeff Francoeur and reporter Matt Winer.

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In the other NLDS on TBS, the West Division Champion Giants – owners of baseball's best record this season – will face the defending World Series Champion and division rival Dodgers in the Postseason for the first time ever, with Brian Anderson, Ron Darling and reporter Lauren Shehadi providing commentary for Giants/Dodgers.

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The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage will begin the network's NLDS coverage, featuring Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, N.L. MVP Jimmy Rollins and 16-year MLB veteran Curtis Granderson joining host Ernie Johnson. The studio team will also offer postgame analysis on The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai, with studio coverage originating from a brand new studio for this year's Postseason.
 
The network's upcoming postseason schedule and NLCS notes follow.

National League Championship Series Notes

  • TBS will also exclusively televise the National League Championship Series (NLCS) presented by loanDepot, beginning Saturday, Oct. 16, with Game 1 of the best-of-seven series.
  • Bob Costas will host on-site studio coverage through the NLCS, joining Martinez, Rollins and Granderson for The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by GMC and The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai.
  • The NLCS will be called by Anderson, Darling and Francoeur, with Shehadi reporting.
  • Reporters Alanna Rizzo (an ALDS and ALCS) and Hazel Mae (the other ALDS) will provide on-site news and updates from the American League throughout the Postseason.

Game & Studio Production Notes

TBS's exclusive 2021 NLDS and NLCS game coverage will feature a contingent of up to 20 cameras, including the return of BaseCam sponsored by T-Mobile, six super slo-mo cameras and multiple low home robotic cameras at every venue.  Enhanced audio will be provided by up to 10 field microphones deployed across the infield.

Pregame and postgame shows will originate from a brand new studio debuting for the Postseason, with a multitude of video screens, augmented reality capabilities and a large area for breakdowns and demonstrations. 

Live Streaming

Live streaming coverage of all MLB Postseason games airing on TBS will be available via http://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 username and password provided by their TV service provider.  Additionally, all MLB on TBS Postseason game telecasts will be available in Spanish via SAP.

2021 National League Division Series presented by Good Sam on TBS – Programming Schedule

Friday, Oct. 8 – Game 1

4 p.m. ET – MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Ernie Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Jimmy Rollins & Curtis Granderson

4:30 p.m. – Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Jeff Francoeur (analyst) & Matt Winer (reporter)

9:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) & Lauren Shehadi (reporter)

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

Saturday, Oct. 9 – Game 2

4 p.m. – MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

5 p.m. – Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Orsillo, Francoeur & Winer

9 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

Monday, Oct. 11 – Game 3

TBD – MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

TBD – Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves
Orsillo, Francoeur & Winer

TBD – San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

Tuesday, Oct. 12 – Game 4 (if necessary)

TBD – MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

TBD – Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves
Orsillo, Francoeur & Winer

TBD – San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

Thursday, Oct. 14 – Game 5 (if necessary)

TBD – MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson

TBD – Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Orsillo, Francoeur & Winer

TBD – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson